Efficacy of Ramelteon in Adults With Chronic Insomnia
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00672724|
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Issues with data collection tool)
First Posted : May 6, 2008
Last Update Posted : February 28, 2012
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Chronic Insomnia||Drug: Ramelteon Drug: Placebo||Phase 3|
Insomnia is characterized by difficulties initiating and maintaining sleep, or complaints of non-restorative and non-refreshing sleep. Transient insomnia affects approximately one-third to one-half of the US population, based on the results of 2 surveys of representative samples of the adult US population conducted by the Gallup Organization in which respondents were asked if they had "ever had difficulty sleeping." Based on reports of "regular" or "frequent" sleep difficulty, results from the same studies suggest that approximately one-tenth of the US population experiences chronic insomnia. The ideal treatment for insomnia would reduce the latency to onset of sleep and increase total sleep time, without a negative impact on sleep architecture and without safety concerns or next-day effects.
Ramelteon is under global development by Takeda Chemical Industries, Ltd., for the treatment of transient and chronic insomnia and for the treatment of Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders.
This study is being conducted to assess the treatment effects of ramelteon in adults through the use of daily entry of information into an interactive voice response system. Study participation in this study is anticipated to be about 1 month.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||1081 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Assess the Subjective Response to Treatment With Ramelteon in Adult Subjects With Chronic Insomnia by Utilizing an Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS) for Collecting Diary Data|
|Study Start Date :||February 2005|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||August 2005|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||August 2005|
|Experimental: Ramelteon 8 mg QD||
Ramelteon 8 mg tablets, taken orally, once daily for up to 2 weeks.
|Placebo Comparator: Placebo||
Ramelteon placebo-matching tablets, taken orally, once daily for up to 2 weeks.
- Mean Subjective Sleep Latency determined through subject responses on morning questionnaire. [ Time Frame: Day 8 ]
- Mean Subjective Sleep Latency. [ Time Frame: Day 15 ]
- Mean Subjective Total Sleep [ Time Frame: Day 8 ]
- Mean Subjective Total Sleep [ Time Frame: Day 15 ]
- Adverse Events. [ Time Frame: Days 1, 8, and 15 or Final Visit. ]
- Clinical Laboratory Tests Hematology [ Time Frame: Day 15 or Final Visit. ]
- Clinical Laboratory Tests Chemistry. [ Time Frame: Day 15 or Final Visit. ]
- Clinical Laboratory Tests Urinalysis [ Time Frame: Day 15 or Final Visit. ]
- Vital Signs. [ Time Frame: Days 8 and 15 or Final Visit. ]
- Electrocardiograms. [ Time Frame: Day 15 or Final Visit. ]
- Physical Examinations. [ Time Frame: Day 15 or Final Visit. ]
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00672724
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|Study Director:||VP Clinical Science||Takeda|