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A Dose Finding Study of Preladenant (SCH 420814) for the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease (PD) in Japanese Patients (P06402)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01294800
First Posted: February 14, 2011
Last Update Posted: December 21, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  Purpose

This study is to evaluate the efficacy of a range of preladenant doses compared with placebo in participants with moderate to severe Parkinson's disease (PD) experiencing motor fluctuations and receiving a stable dose of levodopa (L-dopa), as measured by "off" time. Participants will continue to receive their stable regimen of L-dopa plus any adjunct medications during the study as prescribed by their physician. Several classes of adjunct medications may be used, including Amantadine, anticholinergics, dopa decarboxylase inhibitors, and dopamine agonists.

Primary Hypothesis: At least the 10 mg twice daily dose of preladenant is superior to placebo as measured by the change from Baseline to Week 12 in the mean "off" time.


Condition Intervention Phase
Parkinson's Disease Drug: Preladenant Drug: Placebo tablet to match Preladenant Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 2, 12-Week, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Dose-Finding Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Preladenant in Japanese Subjects With Moderate to Severe Parkinson's Disease. (Phase 2; Protocol No. P06402)

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Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change From Baseline in Mean "Off" Time (Hours Per Day) at Week 12 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 12 ]
    The "on" state is defined as the period of time during which a participant's symptoms of PD improve or disappear following treatment with levodopa (L-dopa) or dopamine agonists. The "off" state is defined as the period of time characterized by the return of symptoms (i..e. tremor, slowness, and rigidity) following treatment with L-dopa or dopamine agonists. Study participants reported their symptoms at half-hour intervals as "off", "on", or "asleep" on their daily diary for 3 days before randomization (baseline) and for the 3 days immediately before their Week-12 visit. The mean change from baseline in "off" time was based on a constrained longitudinal data analysis with treatment, time, and treatment-by-time interaction as fixed effects, and an unstructured covariance matrix was used to model the correlation among repeated measurements.

  • Number of Participants Who Experienced an Adverse Event (AE) [ Time Frame: Up to 14 weeks ]
    An adverse event (AE) is defined as any untoward medical occurrence in a participant administered a pharmaceutical product and which does not necessarily have to have a causal relationship with this treatment. An AE can therefore be any unfavorable and unintended sign (including an abnormal laboratory finding, for example), symptom, or disease temporally associated with the use of a medicinal product, whether or not considered related to this medicinal product.

  • Number of Participants Who Discontinued Study Treatment Due to an AE [ Time Frame: Up to 12 Weeks ]
    An adverse event (AE) is defined as any untoward medical occurrence in a participant administered a pharmaceutical product and which does not necessarily have to have a causal relationship with this treatment. An AE can therefore be any unfavorable and unintended sign (including an abnormal laboratory finding, for example), symptom, or disease temporally associated with the use of a medicinal product, whether or not considered related to this medicinal product.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Percentage of Participants With ≥30% Reduction in "Off" Time at Week 12 [ Time Frame: Up to 12 Weeks ]
    The proportion of responders (≥30% Reduction in "Off" Time at Week 12) was analyzed using a generalized linear mixed model with baseline mean OFF time (hours/day) as a covariate and treatment-by-time interaction as a fixed effect, and an unstructured covariance matrix was used to model the correlation among repeated measurements. Responder rates for each treatment arm are presented as are differences from placebo with 95% confidence interval.

  • Change From Baseline in Mean "On" Time Without Troublesome Dyskinesias (Hours Per Day) at Week 12 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 12 ]
    When a participant is "on" without dyskinesias, parkinsonian symptoms have dissipated and the participant is experiencing no uncontrollable extraneous movements. Study participants reported their parkinsonian symptoms at half-hour intervals as "off", "on without dyskinesia", "on with non-troublesome dyskinesia", "on with troublesome dyskinesia", or "asleep" on their daily diary for 3 days before randomization and for the 3 days immediately before their Week-12 visit. The mean change from baseline in "on without troublesome dyskinesia" time was based on a constrained longitudinal data analysis with treatment, time, and treatment-by-time interaction as fixed effects, and an unstructured covariance matrix was used to model the correlation among repeated measurements.


Enrollment: 450
Study Start Date: February 2011
Study Completion Date: June 2013
Primary Completion Date: June 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Preladenant 2 mg
Participants will receive preladenant 2 mg taken orally twice daily (BID), one tablet in the morning and one tablet in the evening, for 12 weeks.
Drug: Preladenant
2, 5, or 10 mg tablets taken orally twice daily (BID)
Other Names:
  • SCH 420814
  • MK-3814
Experimental: Preladenant 5 mg
Participants will receive preladenant 5 mg taken orally BID, one tablet in the morning and one tablet in the evening, for 12 weeks.
Drug: Preladenant
2, 5, or 10 mg tablets taken orally twice daily (BID)
Other Names:
  • SCH 420814
  • MK-3814
Experimental: Preladenant 10 mg
Participants will receive preladenant 10 mg taken orally BID, one tablet in the morning and one tablet in the evening, for 12 weeks.
Drug: Preladenant
2, 5, or 10 mg tablets taken orally twice daily (BID)
Other Names:
  • SCH 420814
  • MK-3814
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Participants will receive a placebo to preladenant tablet taken orally BID, one tablet in the morning and one tablet in the evening, for 12 weeks.
Drug: Placebo tablet to match Preladenant
tablets taken orally BID

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Must have a diagnosis of idiopathic PD based on the United Kingdom Parkinson's Disease Society Brain Bank Criteria, judged to be moderate to severe
  • Must have received prior therapy with L-dopa for more than 1 year before Screening
  • Must have been on a stable, optimal dopaminergic treatment regimen, defined as maximum

therapeutic effect achieved with available anti-Parkinsonian treatment, for at least the 4 weeks immediately before randomization

  • If receiving one or more of the following adjunctive treatments: amantadine, anticholinergics, catechol-O-methyltransferase inhibitors, dopa decarboxylase inhibitors, dopamine agonists, entacapone, L-dopa, must have been on a stable regimen of treatment for at least the 4 weeks immediately before randomization
  • Hoehn and Yahr stage must be ≥ 2.5 and ≤ 4 following optimum titration of treatment medications at Screening
  • Must be experiencing motor fluctuations with or without dyskinesias following optimum titration of

treatment medications and within the 4 weeks immediately before Screening

- Must be experiencing a minimum of 2 hours/day of "off" time as estimated by the investigator

and supported by the symptom diary (Daily Diary) at the Diary Training Visit

- With or without the help of a caregiver, must be capable of maintaining an accurate and

complete symptom diary (Daily Diary) as assessed at the Diary Training Visit

- Must have results of Screening clinical laboratory tests (complete blood count [CBC], blood

chemistries, and urinalysis) within normal limits or clinically acceptable to the investigator at Screening

- Must have results of a physical examination within normal limits or clinically acceptable limits

to the investigator

  • Must be able to adhere to dose and visit schedules
  • Females of child-bearing potential must have a negative serum pregnancy test (human chorionic

gonadotropin [hCG]) at Screening and must agree to use a medically accepted method of contraception while receiving protocol-specified medication and for 2 weeks after stopping the medication

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Must not have a form of drug-induced or atypical parkinsonism, cognitive impairment, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, or other psychotic disorder
  • Must not have had surgery for PD
  • Must not have an untreated major depressive disorder meeting Diagnostic and Statistical Manual

of Mental Disorders IV Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR) criteria

- Must not be at imminent risk of self-harm or harm to others, in the investigator's opinion based on

clinical interview

  • Must not have participated in any studies using preladenant
  • Must not have allergy/sensitivity to preladenant or any of its excipients
  • Must not have used any investigational drugs or participated in any other clinical trial within 90 days of Screening
  Contacts and Locations
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Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Investigators
Study Director: Medical Director Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01294800     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: P06402
MK-3814-026 ( Other Identifier: Merck )
First Submitted: February 10, 2011
First Posted: February 14, 2011
Results First Submitted: August 18, 2016
Results First Posted: October 11, 2016
Last Update Posted: December 21, 2016
Last Verified: November 2016

Keywords provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:
Parkinson's disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Parkinson Disease
Parkinsonian Disorders
Basal Ganglia Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Movement Disorders
Neurodegenerative Diseases