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Study of Xaliproden (SR57746A) in Patients With Mild-to-Moderate Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type

This study has been completed.
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First received: February 18, 2005
Last updated: August 20, 2008
Last verified: August 2008
The purpose of this study is to assess xaliproden's potential capacity of slowing the deterioration of cognitive and global functions in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease. The patients participating in this study will take orally once daily xaliproden or placebo (inactive substance pill).

Condition Intervention Phase
Alzheimer Disease Drug: xaliproden (SR57746A) Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Multicenter, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, 18-Month Study of the Efficacy of Xaliproden in Patients With Mild-to-Moderate Dementia of the Alzheimer's Type

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Further study details as provided by Sanofi:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Alzheimer's Disease assessment scale-cognitive, clinical dementia rating sum of boxes.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Mini-Mental State Examination, Alzheimer's Disease assessment scale-activities of daily life.

Enrollment: 1455
Study Start Date: November 2003
Study Completion Date: November 2007
Primary Completion Date: November 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of probable Alzheimer's disease using NINCDS-ADRDA criteria

    • Mild to moderate degree of severity of dementia as assessed by the Mini-Mental Status Examination score of 16 to 26 (inclusive)
    • Potential participant may be treated with conventional Alzheimer's disease therapy and must be on a stable dose for at least 6 months prior to the randomization and during the entire study period
    • Potential participant must have a reliable caregiver and must be living in a community or in an assisted living facility
    • Mother tongue is English, Spanish or French (oral and written fluency)
    • Signed informed consent from potential participant or legal representative and identified caregiver

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Potential participant with any other cause of dementia.
  • Potential participant with serious health problems other than Alzheimer's disease
  • Use of an investigational drug within two months prior to randomization or during this study
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00104013

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: ICD CSD Sanofi
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: ICD Study Director, sanofi-aventis Identifier: NCT00104013     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EFC2724
Study First Received: February 18, 2005
Last Updated: August 20, 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Alzheimer Disease
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Neurocognitive Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on August 18, 2017