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Follow up Trial for Keppra (Levetiracetam) as Monotherapy in Patients With Newly Diagnosed Epilepsy Coming From N01175 (NCT00175903).

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00291655
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 14, 2006
Results First Posted : November 13, 2009
Last Update Posted : May 18, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
UCB Pharma

Brief Summary:

For ethical reasons to give opportunity for adult subjects (≥16 or 18 years) suffering from newly diagnosed epilepsy who completed the therapeutic confirmatory, open-label trial N01175 (NCT00175903) conducted with levetiracetam in monotherapy and who benefited from the treatment, to receive treatment with levetiracetam until the monotherapy indication for levetiracetam is granted in Europe.

To continue to assess safety of levetiracetam as per adverse event reporting and observation of weight changes.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Epilepsy Drug: Levetiracetam Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 130 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter, Open-label, Follow-up Trial Evaluating the Long-term Safety of Levetiracetam, for Patients Suffering From Epilepsy and Coming From the Study N01175 (NCT00175903).
Study Start Date : June 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2008

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Epilepsy

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Levetiracetam (LEV) Drug: Levetiracetam
500 mg oral tablets,1000 - 3000 mg/day, twice a day (BID), duration of the study

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Assessment of Safety of Levetiracetam as Per Adverse Event (AE) Reporting in Open-label Therapy Phase [ Time Frame: during open-label therapy phase of 18 months ]
    Summarization for occurrence of adverse events like number of subjects with any adverse events or drug related adverse events is provided (see categories).

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change From Baseline in Body Weight to Withdrawal or End of Study After 18 Months [ Time Frame: Start of open-label therapy (Baseline) to withdrawal or end of study after 18 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male/female adult subjects (≥ 16 or 18 years)
  • Diagnosis of epilepsy (all types of seizures may be included)
  • Subjects who completed N01175 (NCT00175903) trial and benefited from levetiracetam monotherapy

Other inclusion criteria may apply

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects withdrawn from N01175 (NCT00175903) trial for any reason
  • Subjects who received treatment other than levetiracetam in N01175 (NCT00175903) trial
  • Subject requiring add-on antiepileptic treatment
  • Subjects from countries where levetiracetam is authorized for use as monotherapy in epilepsy treatment
  • Sexually active woman with childbearing potential who is not using a medically accepted birth control method

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00291655

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Brugge, Belgium
Edegem, Belgium
Gent, Belgium
Haine St Paul, Belgium
Jette, Belgium
Kortrijk, Belgium
Leuven, Belgium
Oostende, Belgium
Sofia, Bulgaria
Varna, Bulgaria
Hus (helsinki), Finland
Kuopio, Finland
Tampere, Finland
Blaye, France
Bordeaux, France
Brest, France
Carcassonne, France
Cherbourg, France
Lille, France
Lyon Cedex, France
Nancy, France
Rennes, France
Saint Brieuc, France
Saint Quentin, France
TOULOUSE Cedex 04, France
Valenciennes, France
Czestochowa, Poland
Krakow, Poland
Olstyn, Poland
Poznan, Poland
Warszawa, Poland
Biel, Switzerland
Lausanne, Switzerland
St Gallen, Switzerland
Zurich, Switzerland
Sponsors and Collaborators
UCB Pharma
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Study Director: UCB Clinical Trial Call Center +1 877 822 9493 (UCB)
Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: UCB Pharma
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00291655    
Other Study ID Numbers: N01237
EUDRACT NUMBER: 2006-000173-29
First Posted: February 14, 2006    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: November 13, 2009
Last Update Posted: May 18, 2015
Last Verified: April 2015
Keywords provided by UCB Pharma:
N01175 (NCT00175903)
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Nootropic Agents