Integrated Diagnosis and Treatment of Adults With Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (IDEA)

This study has been completed.
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Medice Arzneimittel Pütter GmbH & Co KG Identifier:
First received: June 6, 2012
Last updated: April 14, 2015
Last verified: April 2015

Non-interventional study to gain further information about the therapy progression in routine treatment of adults with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Main focus will be on the improvement of the clinical global impression (CGI) in comparison to the outcome of randomized, controlled studies.

Adult Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Integrated Diagnosis and Treatment of Adults With Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical Global Impression (CGI) [ Time Frame: 12-14 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Wender-Reimherr adult attention deficit disorder scale (WRAADDS) - self-report [ Time Frame: 12-14 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 468
Study Start Date: August 2012
Study Completion Date: August 2014
Primary Completion Date: March 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Adult patients with newly diagnosed ADHD who shall be treated with Medikinet(R) adult.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult patients with newly diagnosed ADHD

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Known sensitivity to methylphenidate or any of the excipients
  • Glaucoma
  • Phaeochromocytoma
  • During treatment with non-selective, irreversible monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors, or within a minimum of 14 days of discontinuing those drugs, due to risk of hypertensive crisis
  • Hyperthyroidism or Thyrotoxicosis
  • Diagnosis or history of severe depression, anorexia nervosa/anorexic disorders, suicidal tendencies, psychotic symptoms, severe mood disorders, mania, schizophrenia, psychopathic/borderline personality disorder.
  • Diagnosis or history of severe and episodic (Type I) Bipolar (affective) Disorder (that is not well-controlled)
  • pre-existing cardiovascular disorders including severe hypertension, heart failure, arterial occlusive disease, angina, haemodynamically significant congenital heart disease, cardiomyopathies, myocardial infarction, potentially life-threatening arrhythmias and channelopathies (disorders caused by the dysfunction of ion channels)
  • pre-existing cerebrovascular disorders cerebral aneurysm, vascular abnormalities including vasculitis or stroke
  • a history of pronounced anacidity of the stomach with a pH value above 5.5, in therapy with H2-receptor blockers or in antacid therapy,
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01615679

Universität des Saarlandes, Gerichtliche Psychologie und Psychiatrie
Homburg, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
Medice Arzneimittel Pütter GmbH & Co KG
Study Chair: Roland Fischer, Dr. Medice Arzneimittel Pütter GmbH & Co KG
Study Director: Michael Rösler, Prof. Dr. Universität des Saarlandes, Institut für Gerichtliche Psychologie und Psychiatrie
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Responsible Party: Medice Arzneimittel Pütter GmbH & Co KG Identifier: NCT01615679     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 6520-0660-02
Study First Received: June 6, 2012
Last Updated: April 14, 2015
Health Authority: Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices

Keywords provided by Medice Arzneimittel Pütter GmbH & Co KG:
Non-interventional study
Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders
Mental Disorders
Mental Disorders Diagnosed in Childhood
Nervous System Diseases
Neurologic Manifestations
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