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Escitalopram in Schizophrenia in OCD- Open Label Study

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00456937
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 5, 2007
Last Update Posted : January 27, 2009
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Lundbeck Israel
Information provided by:
BeerYaakov Mental Health Center

Brief Summary:
SSRI's has been demonstrated to be partially effective in schizophrenia and OCD. We therefore suggest that Escitalopram up to 20 mg /d in those patients could be effective in reducing obsessive compulsive symptomatology

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Schizophrenia Drug: Escitalopram Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 15 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: Escitalopram in the Treatment of Patient Suffering From Scizophrenia and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder- an Open Label Study
Study Start Date : July 2006
Primary Completion Date : September 2008
Study Completion Date : September 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Schizophrenia
U.S. FDA Resources





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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who suffer from schizophrenia and OCD

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Substance abuse,
  • Serious medical condintions,
  • Being on SSRI treatment

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00456937


Locations
Israel
Beer Yaakov MHC
Beer Yaakov, Israel, 70350
Sponsors and Collaborators
BeerYaakov Mental Health Center
Lundbeck Israel
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Rafael Octavio Stryjer, M.D. Beer Yaakov Mental Health Center

Responsible Party: Dr Rafael Stryjer, Beer-Yaakov MHC
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00456937     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Escitalopram-173CTIL
First Posted: April 5, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 27, 2009
Last Verified: January 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Schizophrenia
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mental Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
Citalopram
Dexetimide
Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Serotonin Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antidepressive Agents, Second-Generation
Antidepressive Agents
Psychotropic Drugs
Antiparkinson Agents
Anti-Dyskinesia Agents
Parasympatholytics
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Muscarinic Antagonists
Cholinergic Antagonists
Cholinergic Agents