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Lurasidone - A 6-week Study of Patients With Bipolar I Depression (Add-on)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sunovion
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00868452
First received: March 23, 2009
Last updated: March 31, 2014
Last verified: March 2014
  Purpose
This clinical study is designed to test the hypothesis that lurasidone is effective, tolerable, and safe when added to treatment with lithium or Divalproex for the treatment of patients with bipolar I depression.

Condition Intervention Phase
Bipolar Depression
Drug: lurasidone + (lithium or divalproex)
Drug: Placebo + (lithium or divalproex)
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, 6-Week, Double-Blind, Placebo- Controlled, Flexible-Dose, Parallel-Group Study of Lurasidone Adjunctive to Lithium or Divalproex for the Treatment of Bipolar I Depression

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Further study details as provided by Sunovion:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Mean Change From Baseline in the Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) Total Score at Endpoint (Week 6) [ Time Frame: Baseline, Week 6 ]
    MADRS total score ranges from a minimum of 0 to a maximum of 60. Lower values represent a better score, higher values represent a worse score. Similarly, greater negative change from baseline represents improvement, and positive changes from baseline represent worsening.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Mean Change From Baseline to Endpoint (Week 6) in: Clinical Global Impression Bipolar Version, Severity of Illness (CGI-BP-S) Score (Depression) [ Time Frame: Baseline Week 6 ]
    CGI-EP-S depression score ranges from a minimum of 0 to a maximum of 7. Lower values represent a better score, higher values represent a worse score. Similarly, greater negative change from baseline represents improvement, and positive changes from baseline represent worsening.

  • Mean Change From Baseline to Endpoint (Week 6) in: Sheehan Disability Scale (SDS) Total Score [ Time Frame: Baselin Week 6 ]
    STS total score ranges from a minimum of 0 to a maximum of 30. Lower values represent a better score, higher values represent a worse score. Similarly, greater negative change from baseline represents improvement, and positive changes from baseline represent worsening.


Enrollment: 348
Study Start Date: April 2009
Study Completion Date: January 2012
Primary Completion Date: December 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Lurasidone Drug: lurasidone + (lithium or divalproex)
lurasidone 20 mg/day for Days 1-2-3, 40 mg/day for Days 4-5-6, and 60 mg/day on Day 7.
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Drug: Placebo + (lithium or divalproex)
20 mg/day for Days 1-2-3, 40 mg/day for Days 4-5-6, and 60 mg/day on Day 7

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subject is diagnosed with bipolar I disorder, most resent episode depressed
  • Subject must have a lifetime history of at least one bipolar manic or mixed episode
  • Subject must be taking lithium or divalproex at least 28 days prior to screening

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of nonresponse to an adequate (6-week) trial of three or more antidepressants (with or without mood stabilizers) during the current episode
  • Subject has been hospitalized for a manic or mixed episode within 60 days prior to randomization
  • Imminent risk of suicide or injury to self, others, or property
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00868452

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Sunovion
Investigators
Study Director: Medical Director, MD Sunovion
  More Information

Publications:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Sunovion
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00868452     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: D1050235  EUDRACT No. 2008-007482-23 
Study First Received: March 23, 2009
Results First Received: January 11, 2013
Last Updated: March 31, 2014

Keywords provided by Sunovion:
Bipolar I
Latuda
Lurasidone

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depression
Depressive Disorder
Bipolar Disorder
Behavioral Symptoms
Mood Disorders
Mental Disorders
Bipolar and Related Disorders
Lurasidone Hydrochloride
Lithium Carbonate
Antipsychotic Agents
Tranquilizing Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Psychotropic Drugs
Adrenergic alpha-2 Receptor Antagonists
Adrenergic alpha-Antagonists
Adrenergic Antagonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Serotonin 5-HT2 Receptor Antagonists
Serotonin Antagonists
Serotonin Agents
Dopamine D2 Receptor Antagonists
Dopamine Antagonists
Dopamine Agents
Antidepressive Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Antimanic Agents

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