A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Tourette Syndrome Study.
Previous studies using topiramate in Tourette subjects have shown that with the use of this medication subjects report that their tics get better. The purpose of this study is to study if topiramate improves the symptoms of Tourette syndrome, such as motor tics, or other associated symptoms such as attention or obsessive-compulsive problems.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel Group Study to Determine the Safety and Efficacy of Topiramate in the Treatment of Tourette Syndrome.|
|Study Start Date:||September 2004|
|Study Completion Date:||December 2008|
|Primary Completion Date:||December 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00206323
|Principal Investigator:||Joseph Jankovic, MD||Baylor College of Medicine|