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Large Simple Trial (LST) Of Cardiovascular Safety Of Ziprasidone And Olanzapine- (Zodiac)

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First received: January 3, 2007
Last updated: October 23, 2009
Last verified: October 2009
The primary objective of the study is to estimate the relative incidence among users of ziprasidone and olanzapine of non-suicide mortality.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Ziprasidone
Drug: Olanzapine
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An International, Multicenter, Large Simple Trial (LST) To Compare The Cardiovascular Safety Of Ziprasidone And Olanzapine

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The primary objective of the study is to estimate the relative incidence among users of ziprasidone and olanzapine of non-suicide mortality within 12 months.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To estimate the relative incidence among users of ziprasidone and olanzapine of all-cause mortality, mortality due to suicide, cardiovascular mortality, mortality due to sudden death [ Time Frame: During the year observation period ]
  • To estimate the relative incidence among users of ziprasidone and olanzapine of all-cause hospitalization, hospitalization for arrhythmia, myocardial infarction, or diabetic ketoacidosis [ Time Frame: During the year observation period ]
  • The rate of discontinuation of randomized treatment. [ Time Frame: During the year observation period ]

Enrollment: 18239
Study Start Date: February 2002
Study Completion Date: April 2007

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients newly treated for schizophrenia and those receiving continuing treatment will be eligible if the treating psychiatrist is ready to initiate a new antipsychotic medication, and would consider using either ziprasidone or olanzapine as an appropriate therapy.
  • Male and female patients who meet all criteria listed below are eligible to be enrolled in this study:
  • Diagnosed with schizophrenia
  • Willing to provide information on at least one alternate contact person for study staff to contact regarding patient's whereabouts, should the patient be lost-to-follow-up over the course of the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Progressive fatal disease of a life expectancy which prohibits them from participating in a one year research study
  • Previously randomized to study medication and enrolled in this study
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00418171

United States, California
Pfizer Investigational Site
San Bernardino, California, United States
United States, Hawaii
Pfizer Investigational Site
Aiea, Hawaii, United States
United States, Illinois
Pfizer Investigational Site
Schaumburg, Illinois, United States
United States, Oregon
Pfizer Investigational Site
Grants Pass, Oregon, United States
United States, West Virginia
Pfizer Investigational Site
Whitehall, West Virginia, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Pfizer Call Center Pfizer
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00418171     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: A1281062 
Study First Received: January 3, 2007
Last Updated: October 23, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mental Disorders
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Gastrointestinal Agents
Antipsychotic Agents
Tranquilizing Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Psychotropic Drugs
Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Serotonin Agents
Serotonin Antagonists
Dopamine Antagonists
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