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Treatment Compliance in Children and Adolescents on ADHD Medication (COMPLY)

This study has been completed.
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Eli Lilly and Company Identifier:
First received: October 5, 2007
Last updated: August 26, 2009
Last verified: August 2009
The primary research objective of this observational study is to evaluate treatment compliance over one year in children and adolescents who are newly initiated on medication approved for the treatment of ADHD in a routine clinical setting. Compliance will be assessed using the Pediatric Compliance Self-Rating (PCSR) Instrument. A patient will be considered as compliant at a given visit, if the PCSR score is at least 5, corresponding to taking the medication at least often.

Condition Intervention
Drug: Atomoxetine
Drug: stimulants (any approved ADHD medication)

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Treatment Adherence and Compliance in Children and Adolescents on ADHD Medication and Emotional Expression in Clinical Practice

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Further study details as provided by Eli Lilly and Company:

Enrollment: 518
Study Start Date: November 2007
Study Completion Date: June 2009
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
A: ADHD-patients receiving non-stimulants (e.g. atomoxetine)
Drug: Atomoxetine
in-label use
Other Name: Strattera
B: ADHD-patients receiving stimulants
Drug: stimulants (any approved ADHD medication)
in-label use


Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Years to 17 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Children and adolescents who are newly initiated on medication approved for the treatment of ADHD in a routine clinical setting.

Participating physicians may be office or hospital based psychiatrists and pediatricians throughout Germany.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • 6-17 years old
  • diagnosis of ADHD according to ICD-10 or DSM-IV criteria
  • new initiation onto an approved medication to treat ADHD

Exclusion Criteria:

  • no specific exclusion criteria
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00540826

For additional information regarding investigative sites for this trial, contact 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559, 1-317-615-4559) Mon - Fri from 9 AM to 5 PM Eastern Time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST), or speak with your personal physician.
Bad Homburg, Germany, D-61350
Sponsors and Collaborators
Eli Lilly and Company
Study Director: Call 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-615-4559) or 1-317-615-4559 Mon-Fri 9 AM to 5 PM Eastern Time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST) Eli Lilly and Company
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Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00540826     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 12067
Study First Received: October 5, 2007
Last Updated: August 26, 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Atomoxetine Hydrochloride
Central Nervous System Stimulants
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 May 25, 2017