Safety and Tolerability of SPD485 in Children Aged 6-12 Diagnosed With ADHD and Previously Participated in MTS Trials

This study has been completed.
Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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First received: September 7, 2005
Last updated: August 9, 2010
Last verified: August 2010

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a psychiatric disorder characterized by 3 main symptoms: inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. This study will evaluate the long-term safety of SPD485 in the symptomatic treatment of children aged 6-12 diagnosed with ADHD

Condition Intervention Phase
Attention Deficit Disorder With Hyperactivity.
Drug: 'd, I (threo)-methylphenidate, Methylphenidate Transdermal System
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase III, Multi-center, Open-label Study of Methylphenidate Transdermal System (MTS) in Pediatric Patients Aged 6-12 With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Treatment emergent adverse events over 12 months.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • ADHD-RS-IV scores
  • Parent Global Assessment
  • Clinical Global Impressions Scale
  • Child's Sleep Habits Questionnaire

Estimated Enrollment: 450
Study Start Date: October 2004
Study Completion Date: June 2007

Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Years to 12 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subject must have participated in and completed SPD485-201 or participated in and completed a minimum of five of the seven weeks of double-blind treatment in study SPD485-302. Subjects who are participating in N17-021 may enroll in this study following completion of the End of Study/Termination visit procedures.
  • Females of childbearing potential must have a negative urine pregnancy test at Baseline and must abstain from sexual activity that could result in pregnancy, or use acceptable contraceptives.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subject was terminated from SPD485-102, SPD495-201, SPD485-302 OR N17-021 for non-compliance or experienced a serious adverse event resulting in termination from the antecedent protocols
  • Female subject is pregnant or lactating
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Additional Information:
Publications: Identifier: NCT00151957     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SPD485-303
Study First Received: September 7, 2005
Last Updated: August 9, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders
Mental Disorders
Mental Disorders Diagnosed in Childhood
Nervous System Diseases
Neurologic Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Central Nervous System Agents
Central Nervous System Stimulants
Dopamine Agents
Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
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