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Effects of Clobazam on Sleep and Daytime Function in Patients With Epilepsy

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02911025
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified October 2016 by Pavlova, Milena,M.D., Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Enrolling by invitation
First Posted : September 22, 2016
Last Update Posted : October 21, 2016
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Pavlova, Milena,M.D., Brigham and Women's Hospital

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to monitor the effect of Clobazam on sleep and daytime alertness in people with Epilepsy.

Condition or disease
Epilepsy

Detailed Description:

Many studies show that patients with epilepsy frequently have disrupted sleep, as well as a high level of daytime sleepiness. This may be due to a sleep disorder, nighttime seizures that lead to disrupted sleep, and other abnormalities. Sleep complaints are widely reported among patients with various epilepsy syndromes.

Anti-seizure treatments may affect sleep. Effects vary by type of medication and other health issues. Generally, with improvement of seizure control, the sleep cycle improves and becomes more regular. However, some anti-seizure medications have been associated with insomnia. There have been studies that looked at sleep in relation to some anti-seizure medications. However, there are no currently available published reports on the effect of Clobazam (Onfi) on sleep.


Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 30 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Effects of Clobazam on Sleep and Daytime Function in Patients With Epilepsy
Study Start Date : January 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date : June 2017
Estimated Study Completion Date : September 2017

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Epilepsy
Drug Information available for: Clobazam

Group/Cohort
Patients Treated With Clobazam
Single group, patients treated with clobazam by their treating physician (no interventions from PI), followed longitudinally for 1 week after reaching effective clobazam dose.



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in sleep (total sleep time, wake after sleep onset) in patients with epilepsy treated with clobazam [ Time Frame: 1 week after reaching effective clobazam dose ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Adults with Epilepsy who have recently been started on Clobazam (Onfi)
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • adults aged 18 years or older
  • diagnosis of epilepsy who are being considered for treatment with Clobazam

Exclusion Criteria:

  • known untreated moderate or severe sleep apnea
  • major circadian rhythm disorders

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02911025


Locations
United States, Massachusetts
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02115
Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States, 02130
Sponsors and Collaborators
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Milena Pavlova, MD Brigham and Women's Hospital

Responsible Party: Pavlova, Milena,M.D., Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02911025     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2014P001657
First Posted: September 22, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 21, 2016
Last Verified: October 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Keywords provided by Pavlova, Milena,M.D., Brigham and Women's Hospital:
epilepsy
sleep
antiepileptic drugs

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Epilepsy
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Clobazam
Anticonvulsants