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Long-term Safety and Tolerability of Cariprazine for Bipolar I Disorder

This study has been completed.
Gedeon Richter Ltd.
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Forest Laboratories Identifier:
First received: January 27, 2010
Last updated: December 6, 2012
Last verified: December 2012
The objective of this study is to evaluate the long-term safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetics of cariprazine in patients with bipolar I disorder.

Condition Intervention Phase
Bipolar I Disorder
Drug: cariprazine
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Long-term Open-label Study of the Safety and Tolerability of Cariprazine in Patients With Bipolar I Disorder

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Further study details as provided by Forest Laboratories:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical laboratory [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Electrocardiogram [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Adverse events [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Physical Examinations [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Extrapyramidal symptomatology [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Ophthalmology [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 403
Study Start Date: January 2010
Study Completion Date: March 2012
Primary Completion Date: March 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Cariprazine flexible dose, oral administration once daily for 16 weeks
Drug: cariprazine
Patients who meet eligibility criteria will be administered a once daily oral dose of cariprazine.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Genders Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have provided informed consent prior to any study specific procedures
  • Patients currently meeting the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR) criteria for bipolar I disorder as confirmed by the Structured Clinical Interview for Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (SCID)
  • Patients who experienced a manic or mixed episode that required treatment within the past 12 months
  • Patients with normal physical examination, laboratory, vital signs, and electrocardiogram (ECG)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with a DSM-IV-TR diagnosis of an axis I disorder other than bipolar I disorder
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01059539

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Forest Laboratories
Gedeon Richter Ltd.
Study Director: Elizabeth Diaz, MD Forest Laboratories
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Responsible Party: Forest Laboratories Identifier: NCT01059539     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RGH-MD-36 
Study First Received: January 27, 2010
Last Updated: December 6, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board
European Union: European Medicines Agency

Keywords provided by Forest Laboratories:
acute mania
bipolar I disorder

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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