A Clinical Research Study Testing Ropinirole Treatment for Restless Legs Syndrome

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
GlaxoSmithKline
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00363857
First received: August 11, 2006
Last updated: November 15, 2012
Last verified: November 2012
  Purpose

A 14-Week clinical research study to compare the effectiveness and safety of ropinirole and placebo (an inactive sugar pill) in the treatment of patients with Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) in the United States.


Condition Intervention Phase
Restless Legs Syndrome
Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)
Drug: Ropinirole
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A 12-Week, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled, Parallel Group Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Ropinirole in Patients Suffering From Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)

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Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Improvement in RLS severity rating scale at Week 12

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Percentage of patients who were much improved or very much improved on an overall clinical rating scale at Week 12.

Estimated Enrollment: 360
Study Start Date: August 2003
Intervention Details:
    Drug: Ropinirole
    Other Name: Ropinirole
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 79 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion criteria:

  • Patients diagnosed with Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) with symptoms such as: uncomfortable or "creepy-crawly" sensations in your legs, overwhelming urge to move your legs to relieve these sensations, sensations go away when you move your legs, or trouble falling asleep or staying asleep because of these symptoms.
  • Patients must give written informed consent prior to any specific study procedures.

Exclusion criteria:

  • Patients who suffer from narcolepsy, sleep terror disorder, sleepwalking disorder, or a breathing related sleep disorder.
  • Patients diagnosed with renal failure (end-stage renal disease) iron deficient anemia or pregnancy.
  • Patients suffering from other movement disorders (i.e. Parkinson's Disease).
  • Patients who have medical conditions such as diabetes, peripheral neuropathy, rheumatoid arthritis, or fibromyalgia syndrome.
  • Participation in any clinical drug or device trial in the last three months.

Other inclusion or exclusion criteria to be evaluated by the physician.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00363857

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Sponsors and Collaborators
GlaxoSmithKline
Investigators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00363857     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 101468/249
Study First Received: August 11, 2006
Last Updated: November 15, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
RLS
Ropinirole
sleep disorder
fatigue
Legs
Restless Legs Syndrome
sleep

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Restless Legs Syndrome
Psychomotor Agitation
Nervous System Diseases
Sleep Disorders, Intrinsic
Dyssomnias
Sleep Disorders
Parasomnias
Mental Disorders
Dyskinesias
Neurologic Manifestations
Psychomotor Disorders
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Ropinirole
Antiparkinson Agents
Anti-Dyskinesia Agents
Central Nervous System Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Dopamine Agonists
Dopamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs

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