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The Effect of Paliperidone Palmitate in Schizophrenia (sustenna)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01860781
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 23, 2013
Last Update Posted : December 8, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Yong Min Ahn, Seoul National University Hospital

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is the evaluation of effectiveness of paliperidone palmitate within three different group of schizophrenia patients.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Schizophrenia Drug: paliperidone palmitate Phase 4

Detailed Description:
In this study, the investigators are going to examine the effectiveness of paliperidone palmitate after changing from other antipsychotics. This study design is a Prospective Naturalistic Case Series Study. The effectiveness of paliperidone would be compared within three different groups of schizophrenia. Investigators would also assess the safety during 24 weeks follow up period.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 30 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Effect of Paliperidone Palmitate in Schizophrenia: A Prospective Naturalistic Case Series Study
Study Start Date : August 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2015
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2015

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MedlinePlus related topics: Schizophrenia

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: paliperidone palmitate
paliperidone palmitate
Drug: paliperidone palmitate
paliperidone palmitate 150mgeq(1 day), 100mgeq(8days), 75mg(monthly)
Other Name: paliperidone palmitate(sustenna)

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. CGI-S,I: Clinical Global Impression-Severity, Improvement [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. PANSS: Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]
  2. CRS: Clinician Rating Scale [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]
  3. KDAI-10: Korean Drug Attitude Inventory-10 [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]
  4. SWN: Subjective Well-being Under Neuroleptic Treatment [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]
  5. DIEPSS: Drug-Induced ExtraPyramidal Symptoms Sclae [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]
  6. injection site pain -VAS: Visual Analog Scale [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]
  7. LUNSERS: Liverpool University Neuroleptic Side Effect Rating Scale [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age: 18 ~ 65
  • Patient with schizophrenia according to DSM-IV criteria
  • Patient have signed on the informed consent, and well understood the objective and procedure of this study.
  • PANSSS total score <120
  • each Score of disorganized thought, paranoia hallucinatory behavior, abnormal tbought contests < 16
  • three different groups ( other antipsychotics refractory schizophrenia patitents : CGI> 4 chronic akathisia : DIEPSS overall severity >1, at least 1 month lasting symptoms poor compliance schizophrenia : CRS <3)
  • Competent patient who is manage to answer the questionnaires.
  • In case of female at child-bearing age, consent to use appropriate contraceptive methods(oral pill, contraceptive injection, intrauterine device, double barrier method and contraceptive patch) during entire duration of this study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No history of antipsychotics prescription
  • History of NMS(Neuroleptic malignant syndrome)
  • Allergic reaction or hypersensitive reaction of risperidone or paliperidone ER
  • clozapine medication within 1 month before screening
  • SSRI, MAOI, TCA medication within 2 months
  • Lithium, valproic acid, carbamazepine, topiramate, lamotrigine medication starting within 2 months
  • patient who is supposed to be impossible to participate to this study due to clinical risk of suicide or aggressive behavior based on clinician's opinion
  • current or previous history of drug depedence according to DSM-IV
  • Pregnant or breast-feeding female patient
  • Significant biochemical or hematological abnormality or abnormal finding of urinalysis, based on clinician's opinion
  • history of cardiac disease, which is related to QT prolongation(sick sinus, complete AV block, CHF, ventricular tachycardia, hypokalemia or hypocalcemia)
  • History of participating to other investigational drug trial within 1month prior to screening
  • Investigator or employee at clinical trial center, personnel related to investigator or trial center on this or other study, or family of employee or investigator

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01860781

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Korea, Republic of
Seoul National University Hospital
Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Sponsors and Collaborators
Seoul National University Hospital
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Principal Investigator: Yong Min Ahn, MD, PhD Seoul National University Hospital

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Responsible Party: Yong Min Ahn, professor, Seoul National University Hospital Identifier: NCT01860781     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: R092670-SCH-4008
First Posted: May 23, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 8, 2015
Last Verified: December 2015

Keywords provided by Yong Min Ahn, Seoul National University Hospital:
refractory, chronic akathisia, poor complianc

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mental Disorders
Paliperidone Palmitate
Antipsychotic Agents
Tranquilizing Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Psychotropic Drugs
Serotonin 5-HT2 Receptor Antagonists
Serotonin Antagonists
Serotonin Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Dopamine D2 Receptor Antagonists
Dopamine Antagonists
Dopamine Agents