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Adverse Event Scale in Patients With Epilepsy (aEscape) - A European Survey for Physicians With Epilepsy Patients

This study has been completed.
International Bureau for Epilepsy
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First received: November 1, 2006
Last updated: July 18, 2012
Last verified: July 2012
The purpose of the survey is to explore through a structured interview and patient examination the rate and distribution of neurological and systemic adverse effects related to antiepileptic treatment. Adverse effects and considerations to modify the therapy will be assessed in pediatric and adult patients with controlled as well as uncontrolled epilepsy with different seizure types


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Official Title: A Multicenter, Non-interventional Surveillance Study to Evaluate the Adverse Effects of Antiepileptic Drug Treatment in Patients With Epilepsy

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Further study details as provided by UCB Pharma:

Estimated Enrollment: 1000
Study Start Date: April 2007
Study Completion Date: August 2007
Primary Completion Date: August 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   4 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with confirmed diagnosis of epilepsy requiring anti-epileptic treatment and which are already receiving daily anti-epileptic treatment

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male and female patients from the age of 4 years
  • Confirmed diagnosis of epilepsy requiring AED treatment
  • Patients already receiving daily AED treatment as a monotherapy or a polytherapy with maximum 2 AEDs within the terms of marketing authorization with the following medications: Carbamazepine, Clobazam, Clonazepam, Gabapentin, Lamotrigine, Levetiracetam, Oxcarbazepine, Phenobarbital, Phenytoin, Pregabalin, Tiagabine, Topiramate, Valproate, Zonisamide
  • Treatment must be stable for at least 3 months prior to assessment
  • Absence of other severe and/or uncontrolled symptomatic chronic illness
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00394927

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Sponsors and Collaborators
UCB Pharma
International Bureau for Epilepsy
Study Director: Sonja Buyle, M.D. UCB Pharma
  More Information Identifier: NCT00394927     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: N01228
Study First Received: November 1, 2006
Last Updated: July 18, 2012

Keywords provided by UCB Pharma:
Adverse Effects
AntiEpileptic Drug treatment

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Anticonvulsants processed this record on August 23, 2017