Efficacy and Safety of AFQ056 in Reducing L-dopa Induced Dyskinesias in Parkinson's Disease Patients

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00888004
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 24, 2009
Last Update Posted : April 19, 2016
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Brief Summary:
This study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of administration of AFQ056 in combination with L-dopa, in reducing the number of L-dopa related dyskinesias in Parkinson's disease patients.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Parkinson's Disease L-dopa Induced Dyskinesia Drug: AFQ056 Drug: Placebo Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 28 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multi-centre, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Parallel-group, Multiple Oral Dose Study to Assess the Efficacy and Tolerability of AFQ056 in Reducing L-dopa Induced Dyskinesias in Parkinson's Patients With Severe L-dopa Induced Dyskinesias
Study Start Date : March 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2009

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Drug Information available for: Levodopa

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Active Drug: AFQ056
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Drug: Placebo

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number and severity of Dyskinesias and the safety and tolerability of administering AFQ056 in combination with L-dopa [ Time Frame: 20 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Safety and tolerability of administration of AFQ056 in combination with L-dopa [ Time Frame: 20 days ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with Parkinson's Disease
  • Patients with L-dopa induced dyskinesia for at least 3 months
  • Patients with L-dopa treatment for at least 3 years, stable for 1 month minimum

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of severe allergy to food or drugs
  • Very low or high body weight.
  • Prior surgery for Parkinson's Disease
  • Smokers Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00888004

Novartis Investigative Site
Dresden, Germany
Novartis Investigative Site
Kassel, Germany
Novartis Investigative Site
Leun-Biskirchen, Germany
Novartis Investigative Site
Marburg, Germany
Novartis Investigative Site
Tubingen, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Novartis Identifier: NCT00888004     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CAFQ056A2206
First Posted: April 24, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 19, 2016
Last Verified: April 2016

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Parkinson Disease
Parkinsonian Disorders
Basal Ganglia Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Movement Disorders
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Neurologic Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Antiparkinson Agents
Anti-Dyskinesia Agents
Dopamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs