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Measurement Of Serum Levels Of Two Antiepileptic Drugs During Conversion In Patients With Epilepsy

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00043914
First Posted: August 16, 2002
Last Update Posted: October 9, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
GlaxoSmithKline
  Purpose
This study includes patients 16 years of age or older with a confident diagnosis of epilepsy who are currently treated with an antiepileptic drug (AED) monotherapy but require a change in therapy due to inadequate seizure control and/or unacceptable side effects.

Condition Intervention Phase
Epilepsy Drug: lamotrigine Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter, Open-Label Conversion of Valproate Monotherapy to Lamotrigine Monotherapy in Patients With Epilepsy

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Drug levels of lamotrigine.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • This study has no secondary outcome measures.

Estimated Enrollment: 72
Actual Study Start Date: January 14, 2002
Study Completion Date: January 29, 2003
Primary Completion Date: January 29, 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

INCLUSION CRITERIA:

  • 16 years old or older.
  • Have confident diagnosis of epilepsy.
  • Have been on the medication valproate for at least 3 months and is currently on a stable daily dose.
  • Male or female; females of child-bearing potential must have negative pregnancy test at screen and must agree to use an acceptable birth control method.

EXCLUSION CRITERIA:

  • A history of hypersensitivity to the drug being studied.
  • Currently being treated with or has been treated in the past with the drug being studied.
  • Undergoing polytherapy treatment with the medication valproate and one or more other antiepileptic drug(s).
  • If undergoing treatment with vagal nerve stimulation, has had device implanted more than 30 days prior to enrollment.
  • Has taken an investigational drug or the medication Felbatol within the previous 30 days.
  • Is abusing alcohol and/or other substances.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00043914


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

Additional Information:
Publications:
Study Data/Documents: Informed Consent Form  This link exits the ClinicalTrials.gov site
Identifier: LAM40013
For additional information about this study please refer to the GSK Clinical Study Register
Individual Participant Data Set  This link exits the ClinicalTrials.gov site
Identifier: LAM40013
For additional information about this study please refer to the GSK Clinical Study Register
Dataset Specification  This link exits the ClinicalTrials.gov site
Identifier: LAM40013
For additional information about this study please refer to the GSK Clinical Study Register
Statistical Analysis Plan  This link exits the ClinicalTrials.gov site
Identifier: LAM40013
For additional information about this study please refer to the GSK Clinical Study Register
Annotated Case Report Form  This link exits the ClinicalTrials.gov site
Identifier: LAM40013
For additional information about this study please refer to the GSK Clinical Study Register
Study Protocol  This link exits the ClinicalTrials.gov site
Identifier: LAM40013
For additional information about this study please refer to the GSK Clinical Study Register
Clinical Study Report  This link exits the ClinicalTrials.gov site
Identifier: LAM40013
For additional information about this study please refer to the GSK Clinical Study Register

Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00043914     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: LAM40013
First Submitted: August 14, 2002
First Posted: August 16, 2002
Last Update Posted: October 9, 2017
Last Verified: October 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Yes
Plan Description: Patient-level data for this study will be made available through www.clinicalstudydatarequest.com following the timelines and process described on this site.

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
epilepsy
monotherapy conversion

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Epilepsy
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Lamotrigine
Anticonvulsants
Calcium Channel Blockers
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Excitatory Amino Acid Antagonists
Excitatory Amino Acid Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Voltage-Gated Sodium Channel Blockers
Sodium Channel Blockers