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Safety and Efficacy of Cariprazine in Patients With Schizophrenia

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Gedeon Richter Ltd.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Forest Laboratories
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01104766
First received: April 9, 2010
Last updated: January 9, 2012
Last verified: January 2012
  Purpose
The objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of cariprazine relative to placebo for the treatment of acute exacerbation of schizophrenia.

Condition Intervention Phase
Schizophrenia Drug: Cariprazine Drug: Aripiprazole Drug: Placebo Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-Blind, Placebo and Active-Controlled Evaluation of the Safety and Efficacy of Cariprazine in the Acute Exacerbation of Schizophrenia

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Forest Laboratories:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Measurement of schizophrenia symptoms: Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) total score [ Time Frame: Week 6 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Measurement of the overall severity of illness: Clinical Global Impression-Severity (CGI-S) [ Time Frame: Week 6 ]

Enrollment: 617
Study Start Date: April 2010
Study Completion Date: December 2011
Primary Completion Date: December 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Cariprazine low dose
Drug: Cariprazine
Patients who meet eligibility criteria will be administered a once daily oral low dose of cariprazine for six weeks. Upon completion of the study or early termination, patients will undergo a two week safety follow-up period.
Other Name: RGH-188
Experimental: 2
Cariprazine high dose
Drug: Cariprazine
Patients who meet eligibility criteria will be administered a once daily oral high dose of cariprazine for six weeks. Upon completion of the study or early termination, patients will undergo a two week safety follow-up period.
Other Name: RGH-188
Active Comparator: 3
Aripiprazole
Drug: Aripiprazole
Patients who meet eligibility criteria will be administered a once daily oral dose of aripiprazole for six weeks. Upon completion of the study or early termination, patients will undergo a two week safety follow-up period.
Placebo Comparator: 4
Placebo
Drug: Placebo
Patients who meet eligibility criteria will be administered a once daily oral dose of placebo for six weeks. Upon completion of the study or early termination, patients will undergo a two week safety follow-up period.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

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 schizophrenia (paranoid type, disorganized type, catatonic type or undifferentiated type), as confirmed by the Structured Clinical Interview for Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (SCID)
  • Patients with normal physical examination, laboratory, vital signs,and/ or electrocardiogram (ECG)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with a DSM-IV-TR diagnosis of Schizoaffective disorder, schizophreniform disorder, other psychotic disorders other than schizophrenia, or bipolar I or II disorder
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01104766

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Forest Laboratories
Gedeon Richter Ltd.
Investigators
Study Director: Raffaele Migliore, MA Forest Laboratories
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Forest Laboratories
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01104766     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RGH-MD-04
Study First Received: April 9, 2010
Last Updated: January 9, 2012

Keywords provided by Forest Laboratories:
Schizophrenia
Acute Schizophrenia
Psychotropic Drugs
Aripiprazole
Antipsychotic Agents
Mental Disorders
Dopamine Agents
Central Nervous System Agents

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mental Disorders
Aripiprazole
Antipsychotic Agents
Tranquilizing Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Psychotropic Drugs

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