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A Phase III Open-Label Study Of Gabapentin As Adjunctive Therapy In Japanese Pediatric Patients With Partial Seizures

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00603473
First Posted: January 29, 2008
Last Update Posted: February 21, 2011
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Information provided by:
Pfizer
  Purpose
Examine the efficacy, safety and pharmacokinetics of gabapentin as adjunctive therapy in Japanese pediatric patients with partial seizures

Condition Intervention Phase
Epilepsies, Partial Drug: gabapentin Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open-Label, Multicenter Study Evaluating, The Efficacy, Safety And Pharmacokinetics Of Gabapentin As Adjunctive Therapy In Pediatric Patients With Partial Seizures When Other Antiepileptics Do Not Provide Satisfactory Effects

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Further study details as provided by Pfizer:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Response Ratio of Gabapentin in Japanese Pediatric Patients With Partial Seizures [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    The Response Ratio calculated by the following equation was assessed as the primary endpoint: R Ratio = (T−B) / (T+B) where T is seizure frequency per 28 days (i.e., the number of seizures per 28 days) calculated from the total number of seizures for the 12-week treatment period, and B is seizure frequency per 28 days (i.e., the number of seizures per 28 days) calculated from the total number of seizures for the 6-week baseline period.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Responder Rate [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    Responder Rate was defined as the percentage of subjects with a 50% or greater reduction in the seizure frequency per 28 days for the 12-week treatment period in comparison with the frequency per 28 days for the 6-week baseline period.

  • Percent Change in Seizure Frequency (PCH) [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    PCH calculated by the following equation was assessed as secondary endpoint: PCH = 100 (T−B) / B where T is seizure frequency per 28 days (i.e., the number of seizures per 28 days) calculated from the total number of seizures for the 12-week treatment period, and B is seizure frequency per 28 days (i.e., the number of seizures per 28 days) calculated from the total number of seizures for the 6-week baseline period.


Enrollment: 92
Study Start Date: January 2008
Study Completion Date: December 2009
Primary Completion Date: December 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: gabapentin Drug: gabapentin
Orally administered gabapentin

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Years to 15 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Japanese male or females, ages 3-15 years old at acquisition of informed consent, 15 years old or less at the baseline visit
  • Seizures are classified as simple partial, complex partial or partial becoming secondarily generalized (defined according to the International League Against Epilepsy)
  • Have not been able to achieve adequate seizure control with antiepileptic drugs

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Seizures related to drugs or acute medical illness
  • History of any serious medical or psychiatric disorder
  • Diagnosis or history of a structural CNS lesion or an encephalopathy shown to be progressive
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00603473


Locations
Japan
Pfizer Investigational Site
Obu-shi,Morioka-machi, Aichi, Japan
Pfizer Investigational Site
Jonan-ku, Fukuoka, Japan
Pfizer Investigational Site
Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
Pfizer Investigational Site
Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Pfizer Investigational Site
Suma-Ku, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Pfizer Investigational Site
Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan
Pfizer Investigational Site
Zentsuuji, Kagawa, Japan
Pfizer Investigational Site
Yokohama, Kanagawa Pref., Japan
Pfizer Investigational Site
Sendai-shi, Miyagi-ken, Japan
Pfizer Investigational Site
Showa-Ku, Nagoya, Japan
Pfizer Investigational Site
Niigata-shi, Niigata, Japan
Pfizer Investigational Site
Kurashiki-City, Okayama Pref., Japan
Pfizer Investigational Site
Okayama-shi, Okayama, Japan
Pfizer Investigational Site
Izumi-shi, Osaka, Japan
Pfizer Investigational Site
Miyakojima-ku, Osaka, Japan
Pfizer Investigational Site
Suita, Osaka, Japan
Pfizer Investigational Site
Higashimatsuyama, Saitama, Japan
Pfizer Investigational Site
Shizuoka-shi, Shizuoka, Japan
Pfizer Investigational Site
Kiyose-shi, Tokyo, Japan
Pfizer Investigational Site
Kodaira, Tokyo, Japan
Pfizer Investigational Site
Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Pfizer Investigational Site
Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Pfizer Investigational Site
Hiroshima, Japan
Pfizer Investigational Site
Saitama, Japan
Pfizer Investigational Site
Yamagata, Japan
Pfizer Investigational Site
Yamanashi, Japan
Sponsors and Collaborators
Pfizer
Investigators
Study Director: Pfizer CT.gov Call Center Pfizer
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Director, Clinical Trials Disclosure Group, Pfizer, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00603473     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: A9451162
First Submitted: January 16, 2008
First Posted: January 29, 2008
Results First Submitted: December 6, 2010
Results First Posted: February 21, 2011
Last Update Posted: February 21, 2011
Last Verified: January 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Seizures
Epilepsies, Partial
Epilepsy
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Neurologic Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Gabapentin
gamma-Aminobutyric Acid
Analgesics
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anticonvulsants
Antiparkinson Agents
Anti-Dyskinesia Agents
Calcium Channel Blockers
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Anxiety Agents
Tranquilizing Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Psychotropic Drugs
Excitatory Amino Acid Antagonists
Excitatory Amino Acid Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Antimanic Agents
GABA Agents