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A Phase II Double Blind Comparative Study of KPS-0373 in Patients With Spinocerebellar Degeneration (SCD)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Kissei Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. Identifier:
First received: June 23, 2011
Last updated: November 29, 2012
Last verified: March 2012
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of KPS-0373 compared to placebo in patients with Spinocerebellar Degeneration (SCD).

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: KPS-0373
Drug: Placebo
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo-controlled Phase II Study of KPS-0373 in Patients With SCD

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Further study details as provided by Kissei Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in Scale for the assessment and rating of ataxia (SARA) [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in patient improvement impression of activities of daily living [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: KPS-0373, lowest dose Drug: KPS-0373
Experimental: KPS-0373, 2nd lowest dose Drug: KPS-0373
Experimental: KPS-0373, 2nd highest dose Drug: KPS-0373
Experimental: KPS-0373, highest dose Drug: KPS-0373
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Drug: Placebo


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Japanese SCD patients with mild to moderate ataxia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with secondary ataxia
  • Patients with clinically significant hepatic, renal, or cardiovascular dysfunction
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01384435

Tokyo and Other Japanese City, Japan
Sponsors and Collaborators
Kissei Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Study Director: Katsumi Hontani Clinical Research Dept.
  More Information Identifier: NCT01384435     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KPS1203
Study First Received: June 23, 2011
Last Updated: November 29, 2012

Keywords provided by Kissei Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.:
Spinocerebellar degeneration (SCD)
Thyrotropin-Releasing Hormone (TRH)

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Spinocerebellar Degenerations
Spinocerebellar Ataxias
Cerebellar Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Spinal Cord Diseases
Heredodegenerative Disorders, Nervous System
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Cerebellar Ataxia
Neurologic Manifestations
Thyrotropin-Releasing Hormone
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
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