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Analog Classroom Study Comparison of ADDERALL XR With STRATTERA in Children Aged 6-12 With ADHD

This study has been completed.
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First Posted: July 25, 2007
Last Update Posted: March 5, 2015
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Evaluate the behavioral effects of ADDERALL XR versus STRATTERA under controlled conditions utilizing the SKAMP deportment scale.

Condition Intervention Phase
ADHD Drug: Mixed amphetamine salts (ADDERALL XR) Drug: Atomoxetine hydrochloride Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel-Group, Analog Classroom Study, Evaluating ADDERALL XR Versus STRATTERA, Dosed Once Daily, in Children Aged 6-12 With Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in SKAMP deportment scores from baseline to endpoint (averaged across Days 7, 14, 21) [ Time Frame: Approximately 3 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • PERMP, SKAMP attention scale, CGI, CGIS-P, Peds QL [ Time Frame: Approximately 3 weeks ]
  • treatment-emergent adverse events [ Time Frame: approximately 3 weeks ]

Enrollment: 215
Study Start Date: August 2003
Study Completion Date: August 2004
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Adderall XR Drug: Mixed amphetamine salts (ADDERALL XR)
Active Comparator: Atomoxetine hydrochloride Drug: Atomoxetine hydrochloride
Other Name: Strattera


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Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Years to 12 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Primary diagnosis of ADHD combined subtype or predominantly hyperactive-impulsive subtype, based on psychiatric evaluation
  • Capable of understanding and following classroom instructions
  • Generally functioning academically at age-appropriate levels

Exclusion Criteria:

  • ADHD, predominantly inattentive subtype
  • Controlled or uncontrolled comorbid psychiatric diagnosis (except ODD) with significant symptoms such as PTSD, psychosis, bipolar disease, severe OCD, severe depressive or severe anxiety disorder
  • Documented history of aggressive behavior serious enough to preclude participation in regular classroom activities
  • Documented allergies or intolerance to either of the active treatments or tricyclic antidepressants
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00506727

United States, Massachusetts
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Garrick Fiddler, MD Shire
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Additional Information:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00506727     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SLI381-404
First Submitted: July 19, 2007
First Posted: July 25, 2007
Last Update Posted: March 5, 2015
Last Verified: November 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders
Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Mental Disorders
Atomoxetine Hydrochloride
Adrenergic Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Central Nervous System Stimulants
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Dopamine Agents
Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors