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Pediatric Epilepsy Study

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00050934
First Posted: January 1, 2003
Last Update Posted: November 23, 2011
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )
December 30, 2002
January 1, 2003
November 23, 2011
June 2002
June 2004   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
change in seizure frequency/24 hours (during the last 72 hours in the Treatment Phase compared to Baseline)
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% change in seizure frequency/24 hours; change in seizure frequency/24 hours; response to treatment (at least a 50%, 75%, or 100% reduction seizure frequency/24 hours).
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Pediatric Epilepsy Study
A Multicenter, Rater-blind, Randomized, Age-stratified, Parallel-group Study Comparing Two Doses of Oxcarbazepine as Adjunctive Therapy in Pediatric Patients With Inadequately-controlled Partial Seizures.
This study will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of oxcarbazepine (Trileptal) as add-on therapy in the treatment of partial seizures in pediatric patients 1 month to 3 years of age.
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Interventional
Phase 3
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsies, Partial
Drug: oxcarbazepine
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Completed
132
June 2004
June 2004   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

INCLUSION CRITERIA: To enter this study, patients must:

  • Have a diagnosis of partial seizures
  • Be willing to be hospitalized
  • Weigh a minimum of 6.6 pounds
  • Be taking a stable dose of one to two concomitant anti-epileptic medications
  • Have had a previous CAT scan/MRI confirming the absence of space occupying lesions or progressive neurological disease
  • Have normal laboratory results

EXCLUSION CRITERIA: To enter this study, a patient must not have or be:

  • Seizures caused by metabolic disturbance, toxic exposure, or active infection
  • A primary diagnosis of generalized epilepsy (exception - secondarily generalized seizures)
  • A history of status epilepticus within 30 days
  • Seizures not related to epilepsy
  • Frequent use of additional anti-epileptic medications to treat increases in seizures (for example: rectal diazepam)
  • Taking felbamate within 6 months
  • Serum sodium levels <135 mEq/L
  • Significant heart, breathing, kidney, stomach, liver, blood, or cancer disorder requiring treatment/therapy
  • A history of chronic infection (e.g., hepatitis or HIV)
  • Significant electrocardiogram (ECG) abnormalities
  • A nursing mother taking anti-convulsant drugs
  • Previously demonstrated sensitivity/allergic reaction to Trileptal or related compounds
  • Used experimental medication within 30 days of entering this study
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
1 Month to 3 Years   (Child)
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Brazil,   Germany,   Mexico,   United States
 
 
NCT00050934
CTRI476E 2340
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Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
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Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Novartis
November 2011

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