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Weight Gain Management in Patients With Schizophrenia

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
Evaluate the efficacy of nizatidine in reducing/limiting weight gain in patients with schizophrenia who have been under treatment with olanzapine for at least two months and evaluate the treatment effects on the Eating Inventory, BPRS, number of treatment, emergent adverse events, changes in vital signs, laboratory results and extrapyramidal effects.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Olanzapine Hydrochloride
Drug: Nizatidine
Drug: Placebo
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Weight Gain Management in Patients With Schizophrenia During Treatment With Olanzapine in Association With Nizatidine

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Evaluate the effect of olanzapine associated to nizatidine compared to olanzapine associated to placebo to prevent/control weight gain

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Compare the effect of olanzapine with nizatidine or placebo evaluated by the average alteration between the groups in cognitive control of appetite, disinhibition and susceptibility to hunger, variation of weight and total punctuation in BPRS
  • Compare the security of the association of olanzapine with nizatidine and olanzapine and placebo in relation to laboratory values, vital signs, and incidence of extrapyramidal symptoms

Enrollment: 74
Study Start Date: February 2003
Study Completion Date: October 2003

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients, men or women, with age of 18 to 65 years
  • Patients must have schizophrenia that meets disease diagnostic criteria as defined in DSM-IV Sections 295.10, 295.20, 295.30, or 295.90 and not to be in a clinically acute phase, in accordance with the judgment of the investigator
  • Patients in use of 5 mg/day and 20 mg/day of olanzapine for a period not less than 2 months and not greater than 6 months and that have increased at least 5% of their corporal weight since the beginning of the treatment with olanzapine.
  • The individuals must be trustworthy, and have a level of understanding enough to carry out all the tests and examinations demanded for the protocol, to understand the nature of the study and to have signed the informed consent
  • Women with potential to become pregnant must be using a medically acceptable and reliable means of birth control.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Participation in a clinical study of another drug in investigation within a period of 1 month (30 days) before the entrance in the study (Visit 1)
  • People who have used clozapine within a period of 12 months before the beginning of the study
  • People with diagnosis of diabetes mellitus types I or II without adjusted clinical control or have initiated the medication use for glycemic control in the last 6 months
  • DSM-IV substance (except nicotine and caffeine) dependence within the past 30 days
  • Current participation in programs of weight loss
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00486005

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Additional Information: Identifier: NCT00486005     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 7932
Study First Received: June 11, 2007
Last Updated: June 11, 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Weight Gain
Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mental Disorders
Body Weight Changes
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms
Anti-Ulcer Agents
Gastrointestinal Agents
Histamine H2 Antagonists
Histamine Antagonists
Histamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Antipsychotic Agents
Tranquilizing Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Psychotropic Drugs
Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
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