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Pharmacokinetic Study of Levetiracetam in Epileptic Pediatric Subjects Ranging in Age From 1 Month to Less Than 4 Years Old

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00544050
First Posted: October 16, 2007
Last Update Posted: November 15, 2013
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Information provided by:
UCB Pharma
October 15, 2007
October 16, 2007
November 15, 2013
September 2002
May 2003   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
PK parameters of both levetiracetam and its metabolite, ucb L057, after a single dose of 20 mg/kg levetiracetam.
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Pharmacokinetic Study of Levetiracetam in Epileptic Pediatric Subjects Ranging in Age From 1 Month to Less Than 4 Years Old
An Open-Label, Single Dose, Pharmacokinetic Study of 20 mg/kg of Levetiracetam Oral Solution in Epileptic Pediatric Subjects Ranging in Age From 1 Month to Less Than 4 Years Old
The primary purpose of this study was to document the pharmacokinetic parameters of both levetiracetam and its metabolite, ucb L057, after a single dose of 20 mg/kg of levetiracetam in epileptic pediatric subjects, aged 1 month to less than 4 years.
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Interventional
Phase 2
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Epilepsy
Drug: Levetiracetam
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Glauser TA, Mitchell WG, Weinstock A, Bebin M, Chen D, Coupez R, Stockis A, Lu ZS. Pharmacokinetics of levetiracetam in infants and young children with epilepsy. Epilepsia. 2007 Jun;48(6):1117-22. Epub 2007 Apr 18.

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Completed
13
May 2003
May 2003   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • male or female between 1 month and less than 4 years
  • diagnosis of any type of epilepsy
  • at least 5 kg body weight
  • using no more than two antieplieptic drugs

Exclusion Criteria:

  • a treatable seizure etiology
  • epilepsy secondary to a progressive cerebral disease or any other progressively neurodegenerative disease
  • history of status epilepticus during the 2 weeks prior to the Selection Visit
  • history of or the presence of pseudoseizures
  • epilepsy surgery within one year prior to the Selection Visit
  • on a ketogenic diet
  • taking felbamate at the Selection Visit
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
1 Month to 4 Years   (Child)
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NCT00544050
N01052
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UCB Pharma
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Study Director: UCB Clinical Trial Call Center UCB Pharma
UCB Pharma
September 2009

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