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Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of Nerispirdine in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00811902
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 19, 2008
Last Update Posted : February 26, 2016
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Brief Summary:

The primary objective is to assess the activity of nerispirdine in improving the ability to walk, in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).

Secondary objectives:

  • To assess other measures of walking ability, tiredness, and lower limb muscular strength, spasticity, clinical assessment by subject and clinical assessment of change by the Study Investigator
  • To assess the safety and tolerance of nerispirdine
  • To evaluate the pharmacokinetics (PK) parameters of nerispirdine

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Multiple Sclerosis Drug: Nerispirdine Drug: placebo Phase 2

Detailed Description:
Total duration per patient is approximately 19 weeks in total, comprising a 3-week screening period inclusive of a 2-week placebo run-in period, a 14-week treatment period, and a 2-week placebo run-out (follow-up) period

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 405 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A 14-Week, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel Group Study to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of Nerispirdine 50 mg, 100 mg, and 200 mg in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis.
Study Start Date : December 2008
Primary Completion Date : March 2010
Study Completion Date : March 2010

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Nerispirdine 50mg
Nerispirdine 50mg once daily for 14 weeks
Drug: Nerispirdine
tablet, oral administration
Other Name: HP184
Experimental: Nerispirdine 100mg
Nerispirdine 100mg once daily for 14 weeks
Drug: Nerispirdine
tablet, oral administration
Other Name: HP184
Experimental: Nerispirdine 200mg
Nerispirdine 200mg once daily for 14 weeks
Drug: Nerispirdine
tablet, oral administration
Other Name: HP184
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Placebo for Nerispirdine once daily for 14 weeks
Drug: placebo
tablet, oral administration

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Responder criterion based on consistency of improved response in walking speed on the Timed 25-Foot Walk (T25-FWT) [ Time Frame: 14 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change from baseline to endpoint in the 12-item MS Walking Scale (MSWS-12) [ Time Frame: 14 weeks ]

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinically definite MS (according to McDonald criteria),

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Multiple sclerosis exacerbation or clinical relapse within 6-month prior to the screening visit.
  • Subject who is not able to complete two trials of a timed 25 foot walk, with or without an assisted device,
  • Patients without valid V1, V2, and V4 T25-FW measurements are not eligible for randomization.
  • Female patients who are either pregnant or breastfeeding.

Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00811902

United States, New Jersey
Sanofi-aventis Administrative Office
Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States, 08807
Sanofi-aventis Administrative Office
Laval, Canada
Sanofi-aventis Administrative Office
Helsinki, Finland
Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Paris, France
Sanofi-aventis Administrative Office
Berlin, Germany
Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Lysaker, Norway
Sanofi-aventis Administrative Office
Barcelona, Spain
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Clinical Sciences & Operations Sanofi

Responsible Party: Sanofi
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00811902     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DRI10566
2008-001999-67 ( EudraCT Number )
First Posted: December 19, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 26, 2016
Last Verified: January 2016

Keywords provided by Sanofi:
Multiple sclerosis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Multiple Sclerosis
Pathologic Processes
Demyelinating Autoimmune Diseases, CNS
Autoimmune Diseases of the Nervous System
Nervous System Diseases
Demyelinating Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases