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A 6-week Open Label Cross-over Study With 2 Different Daily Doses of Minirin® Oral Lyophilisate in Children and Adolescents With Primary Nocturnal Enuresis (PNE) (PALAT)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00209261
First Posted: September 21, 2005
Last Update Posted: May 19, 2011
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Information provided by:
Ferring Pharmaceuticals
  Purpose

To evaluate the preference of subjects for Minirin® oral lyophilisate treatment compared with Minirin® tablet treatment after 6 weeks.

To compare efficacy of the 2 formulations at the end of the 6-week treatment period using diary card data.

To compare ease of use of both formulations at 3 and 6 weeks using a VAS-scale. To validate a PNE Quality of Life (QoL) questionnaire. To evaluate safety. To compare compliance with the 2 formulations


Condition Intervention Phase
Primary Nocturnal Enuresis Drug: MINIRIN Oral Lyophilisate Drug: Minirin tablet Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A 6-week Open Label Cross-over Study With 2 Different Daily Doses of Minirin® Oral Lyophilisate (120 μg and 240 μg) and 2 Different Daily Doses of Minirin® Tablet (0.2 mg and 2 x 0.2 mg) in Children and Adolescents With Primary Nocturnal Enuresis (PNE)

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Further study details as provided by Ferring Pharmaceuticals:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The primary endpoint will be the difference in the proportion of subjects who preferred each formulation at the end of the 6-week treatment period. [ Time Frame: 6 weeks (melt) and 6 weeks (tablet). Total 12 weeks. ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Efficacy will be measured as the difference in the incidence of bedwetting episodes during each 3-week treatment period, compared between formulations. [ Time Frame: 3 weeks ]
  • The subjects will be asked to rate the ease of use of each formulation using a 100 mm Visual Analogue Scale (VAS), with 0 = I find it very easy to use this medicine and 100 = I find it very difficult to use this medicine. [ Time Frame: 3 weeks ]
  • Subjects will be asked to complete a QoL questionnaire at visit 2 and visit 3. [ Time Frame: 3 weeks ]
  • Safety comparison between the 2 formulations. [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]
  • Comparison of compliance between the 2 formulations. [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]
  • The subjects will be asked a question regarding which treatment (Minirin® oral lyophilisate or Minirin® tablet) they preferred at the end of 6 weeks treatment. [ Time Frame: 6 weeks (melt) and 6 weeks (tablet). Total 12 weeks. ]

Enrollment: 221
Study Start Date: December 2004
Study Completion Date: September 2005
Primary Completion Date: August 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: 1 Drug: MINIRIN Oral Lyophilisate
Active Comparator: 2 Drug: Minirin tablet

Detailed Description:

To evaluate the preference of subjects for Minirin® oral lyophilisate treatment compared with Minirin® tablet treatment after 6 weeks.

To compare efficacy of the 2 formulations at the end of the 6-week treatment period using diary card data.

To compare ease of use of both formulations at 3 and 6 weeks using a VAS-scale. To validate a PNE Quality of Life (QoL) questionnaire. To evaluate safety. To compare compliance with the 2 formulations

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   5 Years to 15 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Children suffering from primary nocturnal enuresis with no organic pathology.
  • Children of either sex, not below 5 and not above 15 years of age (not below 6 years in The Netherlands and France).
  • Children with a minimum of 6 wet nights in 2 weeks.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Children who have previously been treated with desmopressin or other medications for nocturnal enuresis or enuresis alarms.
  • Children receiving substances that are known or suspected to potentiate antidiuretic hormone, e.g. SSRI, tricyclic antidepressant drugs, chlorpromazine and carbamazepine.
  • Diagnosed renal diabetes insipidus or central diabetes insipidus with an AVP (arginine vasopressin) deficiency.
  • Proven urinary tract infection within the past month or a documented positive urine culture at the start of the study
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00209261


Locations
France
Service de Chirurrgie Viscerale Pediatrique Hospital Necker-Enfants Malades
Paris, France
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ferring Pharmaceuticals
Investigators
Study Director: Clinical Development Support Ferring Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Clinical Development Support, Ferring Pharmaceuticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00209261     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FE992026 CS022
First Submitted: September 13, 2005
First Posted: September 21, 2005
Last Update Posted: May 19, 2011
Last Verified: May 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Enuresis
Urinary Incontinence
Nocturnal Enuresis
Urination Disorders
Urologic Diseases
Behavioral Symptoms
Elimination Disorders
Mental Disorders
Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Urological Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Deamino Arginine Vasopressin
Hemostatics
Coagulants
Antidiuretic Agents
Natriuretic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs