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Effects of Coenzyme Q10 in PSP and CBD

This study has been completed.
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Lahey Clinic Identifier:
First received: September 18, 2007
Last updated: September 19, 2007
Last verified: September 2007
To compare the efficacy, safety and tolerability of Coenzyme Q 10 versus placebo in patients with atypical parkinsonian syndromes corticobasal degeneration (CBD) and progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) ).

Condition Intervention Phase
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy Neurological Disorders Drug: CoQ10 Phase 2 Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effects of Coenzyme Q10 in PSP and CBD, A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Double Blind Cross Over Pilot Study

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Further study details as provided by Lahey Clinic:

Study Start Date: January 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2005

Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients fulfilling the diagnostic criteria of PSP and CBD (above) and who were diagnosed within the past 5 years
  • Age > 40
  • Subjects receiving anticholinergics, amantadine, dopamine agonists, carbidopa/levodopa, eldepryl, or comtan must be on a stable dose for at least 30 days prior to baseline visit.
  • Patients agreeable to participate in the study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Prior or concurrent therapy with anticholinergics, amantadine,a dopamine agonist,carbidopa/levodopa or comtan within 30 days of the baseline visit.
  • Parkinsons disease or any other atypical parkinsonism; Parkinsonism due to drugs.
  • History of pallidotomy, thalamotomy, deep brain stimulation or fetal tissue transplant.
  • Previous use of coenzyme Q10 within 60 days of the baseline visit.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00532571

United States, Massachusetts
Lahey Clinic
Burlington, Massachusetts, United States, 01805
Sponsors and Collaborators
Lahey Clinic
Principal Investigator: Diana Apetauerova, MD Lahey Clinic
  More Information Identifier: NCT00532571     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CoQ10 with PSP/CBD
Study First Received: September 18, 2007
Last Updated: September 19, 2007

Keywords provided by Lahey Clinic:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Supranuclear Palsy, Progressive
Nervous System Diseases
Basal Ganglia Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Movement Disorders
Ocular Motility Disorders
Cranial Nerve Diseases
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Neurologic Manifestations
Eye Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Coenzyme Q10
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
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