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Atomoxetine Hydrochloride Versus Placebo in Taiwanese Children and Adolescents With ADHD

This study has been completed.
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First received: June 11, 2007
Last updated: NA
Last verified: June 2007
History: No changes posted
The purpose of this protocol is to investigate the acute treatment efficacy, safety, and tolerability of atomoxetine on a once-daily dosing strategy in Taiwanese children and adolescents with ADHD.

Condition Intervention Phase
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Drug: Atomoxetine Hydrochloride
Drug: Placebo
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Efficacy, Tolerability, and Safety of Once-Daily Atomoxetine Hydrochloride Versus Placebo in Taiwanese Children and Adolescents With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Test the hypothesis that atomoxetine administered as a single-daily dose provides superior efficacy compared with placebo in Taiwanese children and adolescents with ADHD

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Compare the improvement in symptoms associated with ADHD in children and adolescents achieved by once-daily dosing of atomoxetine or placebo
  • Compare the reduction in school-related symptoms between atomoxetine and placebo
  • Assess the safety and tolerability of once-daily dosing of atomoxetine

Enrollment: 106
Study Start Date: February 2004
Study Completion Date: November 2004

Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Years to 16 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subject must have ADHD that meet DSM-IV disease diagnostic criteria as well as severity criteria
  • Subjects must be aged 6 to 16 years
  • Subjects must not have taken any medication used to treat ADHD or they must have completed the washout procedures
  • Subjects must be able to swallow capsules
  • Subjects must be of normal intelligence in the judgment of the investigator. Normal intelligence is defined as being without evidence of significant general intellectual deficit and expected to achieve a score of 80 or more if formal IQ testing were administered.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Weigh less than 20 kg or more than 60 kg at study entry
  • Have a history of Bipolar I or II disorder, psychosis, or pervasive developmental disorder
  • Meet DSM-IV criteria for an anxiety disorder as assessed by the investigator
  • Have a history of any seizure disorder (other than febrile seizures) or prior ECG abnormalities related to epilepsy, or subjects who have taken (or are currently taking) anticonvulsants for seizure control
  • Subjects who have a history of severe allergies to more than 1 class of medications or multiple adverse drug reactions.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00485459

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Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00485459     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 8160
Study First Received: June 11, 2007
Last Updated: June 11, 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders
Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Mental Disorders
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Atomoxetine Hydrochloride
Adrenergic Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on March 28, 2017