Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of SPD485 in Children Aged 6-12 Diagnosed With ADHD

This study has been completed.
Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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First received: September 7, 2005
Last updated: June 23, 2009
Last verified: December 2008

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a psychiatric disorder characterized by 3 main symptoms: inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. This study will assess the efficacy, duration of effect, tolerability and safety of 4- and 6- hour wear times of SPD485 in 6-12 year old subjects diagnosed with ADHD.

Condition Intervention Phase
Attention Deficit Disorder With Hyperactivity
Drug: 'd, I (threo)-methylphenidate, Methylphenidate Transdermal System
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase IIB, Randomized, Double-Blind, Multi-Center, Placebo-Controlled, Dose-Optimization, 3-Way Cross-Over, Analog Classroom Study to Assess the Efficacy, Duration of Effect, Tolerability and Safety of 4- and 6- Hour Wear Times of Methylphenidate Transdermal System (MTS) in Pediatric Subjects Aged 6-12 With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • SKAMP deportment rating scale

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • PERMP age-adjusted math test
  • Clinician-rated ADHD-RS-IV
  • CGI-I
  • Parent Global Assessment
  • Connors' Parent Rating Scale
  • ADHD Impact Module-Children
  • SKAMP-total and inattention subscales

Enrollment: 128
Study Start Date: June 2005
Study Completion Date: October 2006

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects have primary diagnosis of ADHD
  • Females of childbearing potential must have a negative serum beta Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) pregnancy test
  • Subject has an IQ score of >_ 80
  • Subject is able to complete as least the Basic Test of the PERMP assessment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subject has a comorbid psychiatric diagnosis such as Axis II disorders or severe Axis I disorders
  • Subject is taking Strattera(r)
  • Subject has a recent history of suspected substance abuse or dependence disorder
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Additional Information:
Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00151970     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SPD485-304
Study First Received: September 7, 2005
Last Updated: June 23, 2009
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
Therapeutic Uses

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