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Novel Therapies for Essential Tremor

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00018564
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 5, 2001
Last Update Posted : January 21, 2009
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
This clinical research program is designed to evaluate medications as new treatments for essential tremor. Essential tremor is a common condition with few available therapies.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Essential Tremor Drug: treatments for essential tremor Phase 3

Detailed Description:
Each medication will be evaluated for effectiveness against tremor in a randomized, placebo-controlled, cross-over, double blind clinical research trial. Tremor will be assessed with accepted rating scales and accelerometry

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Randomized
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Novel Therapies for Essential Tremor
Study Start Date : October 2000
Estimated Study Completion Date : September 2003

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MedlinePlus related topics: Tremor
U.S. FDA Resources

Arms and Interventions


Outcome Measures

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria
  1. Diagnosis of essential tremor.
  2. Tremor rating scale score 3 or one or both upper extremities
  3. Unsatisfactory response to primidone or to propanolol
  4. Not taking tremor-inducing drug
  5. Able to comply with visits
Contacts and Locations

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Locations
United States, California
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90073
Sponsors and Collaborators
VA Office of Research and Development
Investigators
OverallOfficial: Fredricka Martin, Ph.D.
More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00018564     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NEUD-048-00S
First Posted: July 5, 2001    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 21, 2009
Last Verified: December 2004

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Tremor
Essential Tremor
Dyskinesias
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Movement Disorders
Central Nervous System Diseases