Study of Octohydroaminoacridine Succinate Tablets in Patients With Alzheimer's Disease

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified May 2011 by Changchun Huayang High-tech Co., Ltd.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : April 3, 2012
Last Update Posted : April 9, 2012
Beijing Bionovo Medicine Development Co., Ltd.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Changchun Huayang High-tech Co., Ltd

Brief Summary:
The main purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Octohydroaminoacridine Succinate tablets and find the optimal dose in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's Disease.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Alzheimer's Disease Drug: Octohydroaminoacridine Succinate Tablets Drug: Octohydroaminoacridine succinate Tablets Drug: Placebo Phase 2

Detailed Description:
The purpose of this study is a preliminary assessment of the Octohydroaminoacridine Succinate tablets in the treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease and explore the efficacy and safety of the best dose. The 288 patients were randomly assigned to four groups: high dose (4mg / time), moderate dose (2mg / time), low dose (1mg / time) and the placebo group, including four weeks of the trial screening period following 16 weeks double-blind treatment.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 288 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase II, Double Blind, Placebo-controlled, Randomized, Multi-Center, Parallel Group Dose Exploring Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Octohydroaminoacridine Succinate Tablets in Patient With Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Disease
Study Start Date : June 2011
Estimated Primary Completion Date : July 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date : October 2012

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: low dose
1mg, tid
Drug: Octohydroaminoacridine Succinate Tablets
1mg, tid

Experimental: Moderate dose
Drug: Octohydroaminoacridine Succinate Tablets
1st-2nd week, 1mg, tid 3rd -16th week, 2mg, tid

Experimental: High dose
Drug: Octohydroaminoacridine succinate Tablets
1st-2nd week, 1mg, tid, 3rd -4th week, 2mg, tid, 5th-16th week, 4mg, tid

Placebo Comparator: Placebo
0 mg, tid
Drug: Placebo
0mg, tid

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Scale - Cognitive Subscale [ Time Frame: 20weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Clinician's Interview Based Impression of Change, plus caregiver input [ Time Frame: 20weeks ]
  2. Activities of Daily Living:Activities of Daily Living Scale(ADL) [ Time Frame: 20weeks ]
  3. Mental behavior: neuropsychiatric questionnaire (NPI) [ Time Frame: 20weeks ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Clinical diagnosis of probable AD based on DSM-IV and the NINCDS-ADRDA criteria.
  2. Male/female patient aged between 50 and 85.
  3. mild to moderate probable AD :Middle school or above: 11 ≤MMSE ≤ 25, elementary school: 8 ≤ MMSE ≤ 20, illiteracy: 5 ≤ MMSE ≤ 16.
  4. CT or MRI scan excluding another structural brain disease in one year.
  5. Neurologic examination no significant abnormalities.
  6. Hachinski Ischemic Score < 4;Hamilton Depression Scale ≤10. Able to complete the test procedure, audio-visual and physical ability to act to complete the neuropsychological measure.
  7. Stable chaperone, more than 2 hours a day together with the patient or accumulated fewer than 14 hours per week.
  8. Informed consent of the patient (or legal representative) and of the caregiver agreeing to take part in the study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Proven or clinically suspected other type of dementia such as vascular dementia, Lewy body dementia, Parkinson's disease, frontotemporal dementia, g - Jakob disease (spastic pseudo-sclerosis), normal pressure hydrocephalus etc.
  2. Sudden onset of early dementia or with gait disorders, seizures and behavioral changes.
  3. Clinical manifestations of focal neurological signs (hemiparesis, sensory loss, visual field defect) or early extrapyramidal tract signs.
  4. History of cerebrovascular disease and stroke.
  5. Serious lack of folic acid and VitB12, syphilis antibody positive or thyroid dysfunction.
  6. Mechanical intestinal obstruction patient ,Resting pulse less than 60,Severe liver or renal disease.
  7. Patients with mechanical intestinal obstruction.
  8. History of bone marrow transplantation.Mental illness, such as severe depression.
  9. Cognitive damage caused by alcohol or drug abuse. Disable to correctly evaluate the cognitive function.
  10. Critical condition, disable to make the exact evaluation of the efficacy and safety of new drug.
  11. Use of any agent for the treatment of dementia within 4 weeks of randomization.
  12. Be sensitive to ACHEI.
  13. Be sensitive to two or more foods/drugs.
  14. Use of another investigational agent within one months of screening.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01569516

Contact: Huafang Li, MD 86-21-64387250 ext 3128

China, Guangdong
Guangzhou Brain Hospital Recruiting
Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
Contact: Hui Li    86-20-81898313      
Principal Investigator: Muni Tang, MD         
China, Guangxi
Affiliated Hospital of Guilin Medical University Recruiting
Guilin, Guangxi, China
Contact: Wei Chen    86-13737710329   
Principal Investigator: Kaixiang Liu         
China, Hebei
Hebei mental health center Recruiting
Baoding, Hebei, China
Contact: Qinpu Jiang   
Principal Investigator: Qinpu Jiang         
China, Jiangsu
Jiangsu Province Hospital Recruiting
Nanjing, Jiangsu, China
Contact: Tianping Li    86-25-68136221   
Principal Investigator: Weixian Chen         
China, Jilin
The first Affiliated Hospital of Jilin University Recruiting
Changchun, Jilin, China
Contact: Fei Wang    13500815780      
Principal Investigator: Li Sun, MD         
China, Yunnan
First Affiliated Hospital of Kunming Medical University Recruiting
Kunming, Yunnan, China
Contact: Jian Qin   
Principal Investigator: Yan Bai         
China, Zhejiang
The First Affiliated Hospital of Medical School of Zhejiang University Recruiting
Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
Contact: Benyan Luo   
Contact: Min Tang   
Principal Investigator: Benyan Luo         
Beijing HuiLongGuan Hospital Recruiting
Beijing, China
Contact: Guanghui Zhang   
Principal Investigator: Lan Shang         
Beijing Shijitan Hospital, EMU Recruiting
Beijing, China
Contact: Shumei Wang   
Principal Investigator: Jing Zhang         
Shanghai Changzheng Hospital Recruiting
Shanghai, China
Contact: Zhongxin Zhao, MD   
Contact: Liuqing Huang, MD   
Principal Investigator: Zhongxin Zhao, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Liuqing Huang         
Shanghai First People's Hospital Recruiting
Shanghai, China
Contact: Xiaohua Li    86-21-63240090 ext 6410      
Principal Investigator: Xiaoping Wang         
Shanghai Tenth People's hospital Recruiting
Shanghai, China
Contact: Jie Yu         
Principal Investigator: Xueyuan Liu         
Shanghai Recruiting
Shanghai, China
Contact: Huafang Li    86-21-64387250 ext 3128   
Principal Investigator: Shifu Xiao, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Xia Li, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Changchun Huayang High-tech Co., Ltd
Beijing Bionovo Medicine Development Co., Ltd.
Principal Investigator: Shifu Xiao, MD Shanghai Mental Health Center

Responsible Party: Changchun Huayang High-tech Co., Ltd Identifier: NCT01569516     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CCHY2010L00161-HPAD2
First Posted: April 3, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 9, 2012
Last Verified: May 2011

Keywords provided by Changchun Huayang High-tech Co., Ltd:
Alzheimer's Disease
Octohydroaminoacridine Succinate

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Alzheimer Disease
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Neurocognitive Disorders
Mental Disorders