Treatment of Elderly Subjects With Psychosis and Behavioral Disturbances Associated With Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type

This study has been terminated.
(The study was discontinued prematurely on 25 February 2008 due to slow enrollment)
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Solvay Pharmaceuticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00160147
First received: September 8, 2005
Last updated: June 12, 2009
Last verified: June 2009
  Purpose

This is a 10-week study with bifeprunox and placebo in elderly subjects with psychosis and behavioral disturbances associated with dementia of the alzheimer's type.


Condition Intervention Phase
Psychosis and Behavioral Disturbances Associated With Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type
Drug: bifeprunox
Drug: Placebo
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability Study of Bifeprunox in the Treatment of Elderly Subjects With Psychosis and Behavioral Disturbances Associated With Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type

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Further study details as provided by Solvay Pharmaceuticals:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Brief Psychiatric Rating Scale (BPRS) Total Score [ Time Frame: 10 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Adverse events [ Time Frame: 10 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: December 2005
Study Completion Date: January 2008
Primary Completion Date: January 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Drug: bifeprunox
One week titration with dose adjustments
Placebo Comparator: 2 Drug: Placebo
Placebo

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years to 90 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of dementia of the Alzheimer's type

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of seizure disorder
  • Clinically significant electrocardiogram (ECG)
  • Clinical or radiological evidence of stroke, vascular dementia or dementia due to substance abuse, or head trauma
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00160147

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Solvay Pharmaceuticals
Investigators
Study Director: Global Clinical Director Solvay Solvay Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Loretta Stallings, Solvay Pharmaceuticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00160147     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: S154.3.016, 2005-003475-20
Study First Received: September 8, 2005
Last Updated: June 12, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dementia
Mental Disorders
Psychotic Disorders
Alzheimer Disease
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Delirium, Dementia, Amnestic, Cognitive Disorders
Schizophrenia and Disorders with Psychotic Features
Tauopathies
Neurodegenerative Diseases

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