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Dose-response Study to Evaluate Safety, Efficacy, and Pharmacokinetics of PF-00217830 Compared With Placebo in Acute Exacerbation of Schizophrenia

This study has been completed.
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First received: December 20, 2007
Last updated: April 16, 2012
Last verified: January 2011
The objective of this study is demonstrate efficacy and a dose-response in the treatment of acute exacerbation of schizophrenia in comparison to placebo.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: PF-00217830
Other: Placebo
Drug: Aripiprazole
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 2, Multicenter, Double-Blind, Randomized, Fixed Dose, Parallel Group, 3-Week Inpatient Treatment Study To Evaluate The Dose-Response Relationship, Safety, Efficacy, And Pharmacokinetics Of PF-00217830 Compared With Placebo, Using Aripiprazole As A Positive Control, In The Treatment Of Acute Exacerbation Of Schizophrenia

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical laboratory (Screening, Days 1, 7, 14, 21 and Followup); Fasting insulin, HDL, LDL, HbA1c , prolactin, ACTH, and cortisol (Days 1 and 21). [ Time Frame: 5 weeks ]
  • Physical examination (Screening, Days 1 and 21), neurological examination (Days 1 and 21), and ECG (Screening, Days 1, 7, 14, 20, 21 and Followup). [ Time Frame: 5 weeks ]
  • Positive and Negative Symptom Scale (PANSS) total score. [ Time Frame: Screening, Day 1, 3, 7, 14 and 21 ]
  • Adverse events (Daily), weight (Screening, Days 1, and 21) and girth (Days 1 and 21), vital signs (Screening, Days 1, 3, 7, 14, 21 and Followup), [ Time Frame: 5 weeks ]
  • Extrapyramidal Symptom Rating Scale (Screening, Days 1, 3, 7, 14 and 21) and the Stanford Sleepiness Scale (Days 1, 3, 7, 14 and 21). [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • PANSS-derived Marder factor scores (positive, negative, disorganized thought, hostility/excitement, anxiety/depression) [ Time Frame: Screening, Day 1, 3, 7, 14 and 21 ]
  • PANSS positive, negative, and general psychopathology subscales [ Time Frame: Screening, Day 1, 3, 7, 14 and 21 ]
  • Clinical Global Impression Scale-S (severity), and Clinical Global Impression Scale-I (improvement) [ Time Frame: Screening and Days 1, 3, 7, 14 and 21 ]
  • NOSIE-30 subscales (irritability, manifest psychosis, personal neatness, retardation, social competence, and social interest) and the GAF. [ Time Frame: Days 1 and 21 ]
  • Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire for Medication (TSQM) [ Time Frame: Day 21 ]
  • Pharmacokinetics [ Time Frame: Days 7, 14, 20, 21, before discharge and Followup ]
  • PANSS-derived BPRS core psychosis items (conceptual disorganization, hallucinatory behavior, suspiciousness, unusual thought content) [ Time Frame: Screening and Days 1, 3, 7, 14 and 21 ]

Enrollment: 164
Study Start Date: November 2007
Study Completion Date: September 2008
Primary Completion Date: September 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: A2 Drug: PF-00217830
PF-00217830 5 mg, oral capsule, once daily for 21 days
Placebo Comparator: A5 Other: Placebo
Placebo, oral capsule, once daily for 21 days
Active Comparator: A4 Drug: Aripiprazole
Aripiprazole 15 mg, oral capsule, once daily for 21 days
Other Name: Abilify
Experimental: A3 Drug: PF-00217830
PF-00217830 15 mg, oral capsule, once daily for 21 days
Experimental: A1 Drug: PF-00217830
PF-00217830 2 mg, oral capsule, once daily for 21 days


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

Key inclusion criteria include:

  • Have a current diagnosis of schizophrenia.
  • Increase in symptoms over the past 2-4 weeks.
  • Willing to remain inpatients for the duration of the trial.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with a current DSM-IV axis I diagnosis other than schizophrenia
  • Subjects who meet the DSM-IV criteria for psychoactive substance abuse and dependence
  • Subjects with a history of treatment resistant schizophrenia
  • Females of childbearing potential
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00580125

United States, California
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Garden Grove, California, United States, 92845
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Torrance, California, United States, 90502
United States, District of Columbia
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20016
United States, Michigan
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Detroit, Michigan, United States, 48201
United States, Missouri
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Bridgeton, Missouri, United States, 63044-2588
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Florissant, Missouri, United States, 63033
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St. Charles, Missouri, United States, 63304
United States, New York
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Brooklyn, New York, United States, 11203
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Bangalore, Karnataka, India, 560 034
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Mangalore, Karnataka, India, 575001
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Udupi, Karnataka, India, 576 102
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Pune, Maharashtra, India, 411 004
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Pune, India, 411 030
Russian Federation
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Gatchina district, Leningrad region, Russian Federation, 188357
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Khotkovo, Russian Federation, 141371
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Moscow, Russian Federation, 115522
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St Petersburg, Russian Federation, 190121
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St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, 194214
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Simferopol, Crimea, Ukraine, 95006
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Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, 49115
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Donetsk, Ukraine, 83037
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Kharkiv, Ukraine, 61018
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Kharkiv, Ukraine, 61068
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Kiev, Ukraine, 02660
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Kyiv, Ukraine, 01030
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Lugansk, Ukraine, 91045
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Pfizer Call Center Pfizer
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Pfizer Identifier: NCT00580125     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: A7251006
Study First Received: December 20, 2007
Last Updated: April 16, 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mental Disorders
Antipsychotic Agents
Tranquilizing Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
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