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A Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Seletracetam in Adult Patients With Refractory Partial Onset Seizures

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: January 15, 2007
Last Update Posted: May 28, 2012
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Information provided by:
UCB Pharma
This study will evaluate the effectiveness and safety of seletracetam when it is used in addition to other anti-epileptic medications by patients with partial onset seizures. It will also help to determine the best dose to use.

Condition Intervention Phase
Epilepsies, Partial Drug: Seletracetam Phase 2 Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase IIb/III, Double-blind, Parallel-group, Placebo-controlled, Randomized Study: Evaluation of the Efficacy and Safety of Seletracetam as Adjunctive Treatment in Subjects (≥16 to 70 Years Old) With Refractory Partial Onset Seizures.

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Further study details as provided by UCB Pharma:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Evaluate the efficacy of seletracetam compared to placebo in reducing seizure frequency in subjects with partial onset seizures not fully controlled despite treatment with 1 - 2 concomittant AEDs

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Explore the dose/clinical response relation; safety and tolerability; effects of treatment on patients' Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL)

Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: May 2008

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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years to 70 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects from 16 to 70 years old
  • Confirmed diagnosis of focal epilepsy
  • Partial seizures uncontrolled while taking 1 or 2 AEDs
  • At least 8 partial seizures during the 8-week baseline period

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Seizures occurring only in clusters
  • Status epilepticus within 1 year
  • Progressive CNS disorder
  • Other serious or uncontrolled diseases
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00422110

Sponsors and Collaborators
UCB Pharma
Study Director: Barbara Bennett, PhD UCB Pharma
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00422110     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: N01272
First Submitted: January 11, 2007
First Posted: January 15, 2007
Last Update Posted: May 28, 2012
Last Verified: May 2012

Keywords provided by UCB Pharma:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Epilepsies, Partial
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Neurologic Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms