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Antipsychotic Medicine and Metabolic Syndrome (AMMS1)

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified July 2010 by Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
University Hospital, Gentofte, Copenhagen
University of Copenhagen
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Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen Identifier:
First received: February 22, 2008
Last updated: July 29, 2010
Last verified: July 2010

The purpose of the study is to determine whether antipsychotic treatment is influence psychiatric patients due to endocrine and metabolic status and a quality of life.

The investigators expect, that 30-50% of patients will show pharmacon - gene induced weight gain (> 7% of initial bodyweight) while the rest of patients will maintain unaltered bodyweight.

Metabolic Syndrome

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Changes in Enteroendocrine and Neuroendocrine Axes in Patients With Weight Gain After Treatment With Antipsychotics

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Further study details as provided by Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen:

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples Without DNA
whole blood, serum, plasma

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: February 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: February 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Food challenge test


51 patients included

Controls 93 healthy controls are included

Detailed Description:

The primary aim of this study is to investigate status of neuro-and enteroendocrine axes with focus on beta - cell function in relation to insulin resistance, lipid profile abnormalities and inflammations adipokins in patients during treatment with antipsychotics (AP) in relation to weight gain.

The second aim is to evaluate the connection between weight gain and patients´ own perception of their quality of life and health.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

50 patients and 100 control persons. Patients should be treated with minimum one antipsychotic drug and hospitalized or treated as out-patients at Glostrup, Ballerup or Gentofte hospitals.

Controls will be chosen from the database at Institute of Health and Prevention, Glostrup.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • gender : male
  • age: 18-45
  • treatment with minimum one Antipsychotic drug (AP)
  • ethnicity: caucasians
  • consent given to take part in the project

Exclusion Criteria:

One criteria is sufficient to exclude patients from the study:

  • compliance problems
  • unable to read, write and talk Danish
  • patients with major lung-,heart-, lever- and kidney problems
  • patients with diagnose and treatment for Diabetes 1 and 2
  • patients taking cholesterol-reducing, weight-reducing and antihypertensive medication
  • patients with abuse of alcohol or drugs
  • patients who are under duress §
  • patients who have been mentally ill for more than 15 years
  • patients with diagnosis/treatment for NIDDM/IDDM
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00627757

Contact: Henrik Lublin, MD DMSc 045-43233540

Psychiatric University Center Glostrup Recruiting
Copenhagen, Glostrup, Denmark, 2600
Contact: Henrik Lublin, MD DMSc    045-43233540   
Principal Investigator: Henrik Lublin, MD DMSc         
Psychiatric University Center Glostrup Not yet recruiting
Copenhagen, Glostrup, Denmark, 2600
Contact: Henrik Lublin, MD DMSc    045-43233540   
Principal Investigator: Henrik Lublin, MD DMSc         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen
University Hospital, Gentofte, Copenhagen
University of Copenhagen
Principal Investigator: Henrik Lublin, MD DMSc Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Henrik Lublin MD DMSc, Chairman and Associate Pofessor of Psychiatry, Psychiatric University Center Glostrup Copenhagen University Hospitals Identifier: NCT00627757     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HC-2007-0069
Study First Received: February 22, 2008
Last Updated: July 29, 2010

Keywords provided by Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen:
metabolic syndrome
weight gain
antipsychotic drugs
Metabolic syndrome and treatment with antipsychotic drugs

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Metabolic Syndrome X
Pathologic Processes
Insulin Resistance
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Antipsychotic Agents
Tranquilizing Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
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