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A Non-Blinded Study Demonstrating the Effectiveness and Safety of Azilect Alone or in Combination Therapy in Parkinson's Disease

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00399477
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 14, 2006
Last Update Posted : April 12, 2011
Information provided by:
Teva Branded Pharmaceutical Products R&D, Inc.

Brief Summary:

Patients with Parkinson's Disease (PD) will be divided into 2 groups at each study center at their first visit based on the drugs they are taking for their PD:

  • Group 1 Patients using Azilect and no other therapy.
  • Group 2 Azilect in combination with other medications like Levodopa, Mirapex, or Requip.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Parkinson's Disease Drug: rasagiline mesylate Drug: Rasagiline mesylate plus Mirapex Drug: Rasagiline mesylate with Levodopa Drug: Rasagiline mesylate with Requip Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 200 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Open-label, Multicenter, Effectiveness and Safety Study of Once Daily AZILECT® as Mono- or Adjunct Therapy in Patients With Idiopathic Parkinson's Disease (PD)
Study Start Date : October 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2007

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Rasagiline mesylate Drug: rasagiline mesylate

Experimental: Rasagiline mesylate plus adjunct therapy
Rasagiline mesylate with one of three adjunct therapies
Drug: Rasagiline mesylate plus Mirapex
Mirapex, Azilect®

Drug: Rasagiline mesylate with Levodopa
Azilect®, Levodopa

Drug: Rasagiline mesylate with Requip
Azilect®, Requip

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. To identify the earliest scheduled visit of symptomatic effect [ Time Frame: 8 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. To characterize the effectiveness of Azilect in a usual community neurological [ Time Frame: 8 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Idiopathic Parkinson's disease. Diagnosis previously confirmed by the presence of bradykinesia and by at least one additional cardinal sign (i.e., resting tremor, rigidity), without other known or suspected cause of parkinsonism.
  2. Requiring therapy for PD symptom control

    • Azilect monotherapy.
    • Azilect as adjunct therapy..

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Patients previously exposed to Azilect
  2. Patients with pheochromocytoma
  3. Concomitant MAO inhibitors or medications contraindicated for use with MAO inhibitors are not allowed.

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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 identifier (NCT number): NCT00399477

Sponsors and Collaborators
Teva Neuroscience, Inc.
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Study Director: MerriKay Oleen-Burkey, PhD Teva Neuroscience, Inc.
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Responsible Party: Thomas Smith, MD, Teva Neuroscience Identifier: NCT00399477    
Other Study ID Numbers: TVP-1012/PM101
First Posted: November 14, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 12, 2011
Last Verified: April 2011
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Parkinson Disease
Parkinsonian Disorders
Basal Ganglia Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Movement Disorders
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Antiparkinson Agents
Anti-Dyskinesia Agents
Dopamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Neuroprotective Agents
Protective Agents
Dopamine Agonists