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Effect of Daily Short Message System (SMS) Reminders on Medication Adherence to Oral Antipsychotics in Patients With Schizophrenia (SMS)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 1, 2009
Last Update Posted : March 24, 2010
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Brief Summary:
This study is a 6-month, multicenter, randomized study to assess the effect of daily SMS reminders sent during 3 months in the adherence to oral antipsychotic treatment in stabilized outpatients with schizophrenia.

Condition or disease

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 339 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Effect of Daily SMS Reminders on Medication Adherence to Oral Antipsychotics in Patients With Schizophrenia
Study Start Date : April 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2010

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MedlinePlus related topics: Schizophrenia

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Morisky Green Questionnaire [ Time Frame: baseline, at months 3 and 6 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Clinical Global Impression- Schizophrenia (CGI-SCH) [ Time Frame: baseline, at months 3 and 6 ]
  2. Register of Adherence to Treatment (RAT) [ Time Frame: baseline, at months 3 and 6 ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Stabilized outpatients with a diagnosis of schizophrenia

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female patients older than 18 years
  • With a diagnosis of schizophrenia (DSM-IV TR criteria)
  • Stabilized out-patients
  • Under oral antipsychotic monotherapy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Administration of a depot antipsychotic drug
  • Suicide risk

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00873249

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Berga, Barcelona, Spain
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Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain
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Santander, Cantabria, Spain
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Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
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Calatayud, Zaragoza, Spain
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Alicante, Spain
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Almeria, Spain
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Barcelona, Spain
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Burgos, Spain
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Cordoba, Spain
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Granada, Spain
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Leon, Spain
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Lerida, Spain
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Madrid, Spain
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Malaga, Spain
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Murcia, Spain
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Oviedo, Spain
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Palma Mallorca, Spain
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Salamanca, Spain
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Sevilla, Spain
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Tarragona, Spain
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Toledo, Spain
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Valencia, Spain
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Valladolid, Spain
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Zamora, Spain
Sponsors and Collaborators

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Responsible Party: Teresa Diez, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals Identifier: NCT00873249     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS-NES-DUM-2007/3
First Posted: April 1, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 24, 2010
Last Verified: March 2010
Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Therapeutic adherence
Short message system
Mobile phone
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mental Disorders
Antipsychotic Agents
Tranquilizing Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Psychotropic Drugs