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Phase 2a Study of Safety and Tolerability of SPN-810 in Children With ADHD and Persistent Serious Conduct Problems

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Identifier:
First received: February 20, 2008
Last updated: January 18, 2013
Last verified: January 2013
It is hypothesized that, when given at the lowest effective dose, the favorable side effect profile combined with it's lower propensity for weight gain would make SPN-810 a candidate for treatment of persistent serious conduct problems in pediatric subjects with ADHD.

Condition Intervention Phase
Attention Deficit Disorder With Hyperactivity
Conduct Disorder
Drug: SPN-810
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Multicenter, Parallel Group, Dose-Ranging Study to Evaluate the Safety and Tolerability of SPN-810 in Children With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Persistent Serious Conduct Problems

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Further study details as provided by Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • safety scales (Simpson-Angus, Barnes Akathisia, AIMS) [ Time Frame: weekly for duration of treatment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Nisonger Child Behavior Rating Form - TIQ [ Time Frame: screening, then weekly and at final visit ]

Enrollment: 78
Study Start Date: September 2008
Study Completion Date: October 2009
Primary Completion Date: September 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Treatment 1 Drug: SPN-810
capsule taken three times a day
Experimental: Treatment 2 Drug: SPN-810
capsule taken TID
Experimental: Treatment 3 Drug: SPN-810
capsule taken TID
Experimental: Treatment 4 Drug: SPN-810
capsule taken TID


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Healthy pediatric male or female subjects, age 6 to 12 years.
  2. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders - IV -Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR) diagnosis of ADHD.
  3. NCBRF-TIQ disruptive behavior disorder subscale 27 or greater at baseline; AND a score of 2 or more on at least 1 of the following 3 items of the conduct problem subscale: knowingly destroys property, gets in physical fights, physically attacks people.
  4. IQ greater than 71.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Current or lifetime diagnosis of bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, personality disorder, or psychosis not otherwise specified.
  2. Currently meeting DSM-IV-TR criteria for major depressive disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, or pervasive developmental disorder.
  3. Any other anxiety disorder as primary diagnosis.
  4. Use of anticonvulsants, antidepressants, lithium, carbamazepine, valproic acid, or cholinesterase inhibitors within 2 weeks of baseline.
  5. Unstable endocrinological or neurological conditions which confound the diagnosis or are a contraindication to treatment with antipsychotics.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00626236

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Robert Findling, MD University Hospitals Case Medical Center/Case Western Reserve University
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Identifier: NCT00626236     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 810P201
Study First Received: February 20, 2008
Last Updated: January 18, 2013

Keywords provided by Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.:
ADHD and conduct problems

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Conduct Disorder
Pathologic Processes
Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders
Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Mental Disorders
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms processed this record on April 25, 2017