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Phase III Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of 3,4-Diaminopyridine for Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00004939
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 25, 2000
Last Update Posted : June 24, 2005
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Study Description
Brief Summary:

OBJECTIVES:

I. Assess the efficacy of 3,4-diaminopyridine in patients with stable chronic demyelinating polyneuropathy.


Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Polyradiculoneuropathy, Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Drug: ,4-diaminopyridine Phase 3

Detailed Description:
PROTOCOL OUTLINE: This is a randomized, double-blind study. Patients are randomly assigned to oral 3,4-diaminopyridine (3,4-DAP) or placebo administered for 4 days. After a washout of at least 5 days, patients cross to the alternate therapy for 4 days.

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 34 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : August 1996
Estimated Study Completion Date : August 1996
Arms and Interventions


Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

PROTOCOL ENTRY CRITERIA:

--Disease Characteristics-- Clinical diagnosis of demyelinating neuropathy, i.e.: Hereditary motor and sensory neuropathy type I Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy meeting American Academy of Neurology AIDS Task Force criteria Multifocal motor neuropathy and conduction block Clinically stable for at least 6 months prior to entry --Prior/Concurrent Therapy-- At least 6 months since change in immunosuppressive dose --Patient Characteristics-- Age: 20 to 80 Hepatic: No predisposition to hepatic disease Renal: No predisposition to renal disease Cardiovascular: No predisposition to cardiac disease Other: No other medical condition affecting neuropathy or study evaluation No predisposition to seizures

Contacts and Locations

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Sponsors and Collaborators
National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)
Mayo Clinic
Investigators
Study Chair: Anthony J. Windebank Mayo Clinic
More Information

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00004939     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 199/11963
MAYOC-585
First Posted: February 25, 2000    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 24, 2005
Last Verified: December 2001

Keywords provided by Office of Rare Diseases (ORD):
demyelinating neuropathy
neurologic and psychiatric disorders
rare disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Polyradiculoneuropathy
Polyradiculoneuropathy, Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating
Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous System
Nervous System Diseases
Demyelinating Diseases
Polyneuropathies
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases
3,4-diaminopyridine
Potassium Channel Blockers
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action