A Trial To Assess Switching From Ropinirole, Pramipexole Or Cabergoline To The Rotigotine Transdermal System In Idiopathic Parkinson's Disease
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00242008|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 19, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 25, 2014
The purpose of this trial is to assess whether it is possible for subjects with idiopathic Parkinson's Disease to switch from ropinirole, pramipexole and cabergoline to rotigotine transdermal system (SPM 962) overnight without worsening of Parkinson's Disease symptoms.
Subjects who meet eligibility criteria will be switched overnight to treatment with rotigotine transdermal patches at a dose considered equivalent to the dose of dopamine agonist that the subject is currently taking. Subjects on ropinirole or pramipexole will take their last dose at bedtime and then apply rotigotine patch(es) upon awakening the next morning. Subjects on cabergoline will apply rotigotine patches 24 hours after the final dose of cabergoline. Subjects will continue rotigotine treatment for 28 days, during which dose can be increased or decreased as needed. At the end of treatment, subjects can select to enroll in an open-label extension trial.
The first subject was enrolled on 28 December 2004. The last subject was enrolled in June 2005 and the last subject visit was conducted in July 2005. This study is now closed.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Parkinson's Disease||Drug: Rotigotine||Phase 3|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||A Phase 3b, Open-Label, Multicenter, Multinational Trial To Assess The Tolerability Of Switching Subjects From Ropinirole, Pramipexole Or Cabergoline To The Rotigotine Transdermal System And Its Effect On Symptoms In Subjects With Idiopathic Parkinson's Disease|
|Study Start Date :||December 2004|
|Primary Completion Date :||July 2005|
|Study Completion Date :||July 2005|
- Tolerability of rotigotine as determined by the total number of subjects completing the trial.
- Effect on symptoms and other variables.
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00242008
|United States, North Carolina|
|RTP, North Carolina, United States|
|Study Director:||UCB Clinical Trial Call Center||UCB Pharma|