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MK0952 in Patients With Mild-to-Moderate Alzheimer's Disease (0952-004)(COMPLETED)

This study has been terminated.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier:
First received: August 8, 2006
Last updated: May 13, 2016
Last verified: May 2016
MK0952 is a phosphodiesterase type IV (PDE4) inhibitor in development for improvement of cognitive impairment in mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease.

Condition Intervention Phase
Alzheimer's Disease
Drug: MK0952
Drug: Comparator: Placebo
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: MK0952 in Patients With Mild-to-Moderate Alzheimer's Disease

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Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Enrollment: 24
Study Start Date: November 2006
Study Completion Date: November 2007
Primary Completion Date: November 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   55 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or females
  • Age >/= 55 years, With mild-to-moderate AD, with MMSE between 18 and 26, inclusive, MHIS score </= 4, Global CDR score of 1 or 2
  • Who have a reliable informant/caregiver to accompany patient to all clinic visits
  • If using a symptomatic AD treatments, patients must be on stable dose for >/= 6 months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients must not be living in nursing home or skilled nursing facility
  • Patients must not have current evidence and/or history of Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, proctitis, GI bleeding, mesenteric arteritis
  • Patients must not have current evidence and/or history of poorly-controlled hypertension, clinically significant cardiac arrhythmia, angina, or CHF
  • Patients must not have current evidence and/or history of a psychotic disorder or major untreated depressive disorder
  • Patients must not have current evidence and/or history of stroke or multiple lacunar infarcts, or neurological or neurodegenerative disorder (other than AD)
  • Various concomitant therapy restrictions
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00362024

Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier: NCT00362024     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0952-004
Study First Received: August 8, 2006
Last Updated: May 13, 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Alzheimer Disease
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Neurocognitive Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on May 25, 2017