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A Follow-up Study to Assess Safety and Tolerability of Galantamine Treatment in Individuals With Mild Cognitive Impairment

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00240695
First received: October 14, 2005
Last updated: May 17, 2011
Last verified: April 2010

October 14, 2005
May 17, 2011
May 2003
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Incidence of adverse events; Changes in laboratory tests, ECGs, and physical examinations
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00240695 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
Change in CDR, ADAS-Cog/MCI version, CDR-SB and SF-36 scores from baseline to end of treatment; resource use; time to conversion to dementia
Same as current
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A Follow-up Study to Assess Safety and Tolerability of Galantamine Treatment in Individuals With Mild Cognitive Impairment
An Open-Label Extension Study to Assess the Long-Term Safety and Tolerability of Galantamine HBr in the Treatment of Mild Cognitive Impairment

The purpose of this follow-up study is to assess the long-term safety and tolerability of galantamine in individuals with mild cognitive impairment who participated in a previous study with galantamine

Dementia is a chronic, progressive brain disease that may involve a number of symptoms, including memory loss and changes in personality, behavior, judgment, attention span, language and thought. The most common type of dementia is Alzheimer's disease. Over time, patients with Alzheimer's disease may lose ability to perform daily tasks related to personal care (for example bathing, dressing, eating) and may be unable to handle money or travel to familiar places. The term mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is used to describe individuals who have memory impairments suggestive of early dementia, but do not yet meet the criteria for Alzheimer's disease. Individuals with MCI are more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease than normal elderly patients. Individuals with MCI who completed 1 of 2 previous double-blind studies with galantamine may participate in this follow-up study if they have not progressed to dementia. They will receive open-label galantamine for 12 months and will be evaluated after 2, 6 and 12 months of treatment. Safety evaluations (incidence of adverse events, ECGs, physical examinations, laboratory tests) will be performed throughout the study. Effectiveness will be assessed after 12 months of treatment (by using standardized tests and rating scales (Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Scale: cognitive/MCI version [ADAS-Cog/MCI], Clinical Dementia Rating [CDR] and CDR-Sum of the Boxes [CDR-SB]). Health status will be assessed using the Health Survey portion of the Short-Form 36 (SF-36) and the use of health and social care resources will be assessed using a resource-use questionnaire. The enrolled individuals may participate in an optional portion of the study in which their genetic material is analyzed to see if contains something that would affect the way galantamine is used by their bodies. Galantamine 8 or 12 milligrams (mg) by mouth twice daily for 12 months. Dose will start at 4 mg twice daily and be gradually increased to final dose; 12 mg twice daily dose may be decreased to 8 mg twice daily based upon tolerability

Interventional
Phase 3
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Cognition Disorder
  • Nervous System Diseases
  • Mental Disorders
  • Brain Diseases
Drug: galantamine hydrobromide
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Completed
724
May 2004
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Completed 24 months of double-blind treatment in 1 of 2 previous studies with galantamine without progressing to dementia (CDR< 1)
  • Able to safely receive open-label galantamine in the opinion of the investigator and treatment is in the individual's best interest
  • Regular (at least 3 days a week) visits from a person able to accompany patient to scheduled visits
  • Enrolled within 7-30 days after the previous galantamine study Exclusion Criteria:
  • Individuals who converted to dementia (CDR > = 1) during 1 of the previous galantamine studies
  • Prematurely discontinued 1 of the previous galantamine studies or completed 1 of the previous studies more than 30 days prior to this study
  • Current clinically significant cardiovascular disease (including heart surgery, unstable angina, congestive heart failure, fibrillation, valve disease or uncontrolled high blood pressure)
Both
50 Years and older
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
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NCT00240695
CR005947
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Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C.
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Study Director: Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L. C. Clinical Trial Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C.
Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C.
April 2010

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