Lurasidone HCl A Phase 3 Study of Patients With Acute Schizophrenia

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: NCT00615433
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 14, 2008
Results First Posted : February 14, 2011
Last Update Posted : June 12, 2015
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February 1, 2008
February 14, 2008
November 8, 2010
February 14, 2011
June 12, 2015
January 2008
December 2009   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Change in Total PANSS (Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale)Score From Baseline to the End of the Double Blind Treatment Period. [ Time Frame: Baseline and 6 weeks ]
The PANSS is a 30-item rating instrument evaluating the presence/absence and severity of positive, negative and general psychopathology of schizophrenia. The scale was developed from the BPRS and the Psychopathology Rating Scale. All 30 items are rated on a 7-point scale (1=absent; 7=extreme). The total score can range from 30 to 210. Lower scores represent less severity of illness.
Change in total PANSS score from baseline to the end of the double blind treatment period. [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]
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CGI-S (Clinical Global Impression - Severity) Change From Baseline to the End of the Double-blind Treatment. [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]
The CGI-S is a clinician-rated assessment of the subject's current illness state on a 7-point scale, where a higher score is associated with greater illness severity.
CGI-S from baseline to the end of the double-blind treatment. [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]
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Lurasidone HCl A Phase 3 Study of Patients With Acute Schizophrenia
A Phase 3 Randomized, Placebo-and Active Comparator Controlled, Clinical Trial to Study the Safety and Efficacy of Two Doses of Lurasidone HCl in Acutely Psychotic Patients With Schizophrenia.
Lurasidone HCl is a compound developed for the treatment of schizophrenia. This clinical study is designed to test the hypothesis that lurasidone is more efficacious than placebo. The study will also evaluate the safety and tolerability of lurasidone as compared to placebo.
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Phase 3
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Drug: Lurasidone
  • Drug: Olanzapine
  • Drug: Placebo comparator
    Placebor Comparator
  • Drug: Lurasidone 40 mg tablets
    Lurasidone 40 mg tablets
  • Experimental: Lurasdione 40mg tablets
    Intervention: Drug: Lurasidone 40 mg tablets
  • Experimental: 120mg
    Intervention: Drug: Lurasidone
  • Active Comparator: 15mg Olz
    Intervention: Drug: Olanzapine
  • Placebo Comparator: Sugar pill
    Intervention: Drug: Placebo comparator

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
January 2010
December 2009   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Provide written informed consent and aged between 18 and 75 years of age.
  • Meets DSM-IV criteria for a primary diagnosis of schizophrenia.
  • Not pregnant, if of reproductive potential agrees to remain abstinent or use adequate and reliable contraception for duration of study.
  • Able and agrees to remain off prior antipsychotic medication for the duration of study.
  • Good physical health on the basis of medical history, physical examination, and laboratory screening.
  • Willing and able to comply with the protocol, including the inpatient requirements and outpatient visits.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Considered by the investigator to be at imminent risk of suicide or injury to self, others or property.
  • Any chronic organic disease of the CNS (other than schizophrenia).
  • Used investigational compound within 30 days.
  • Clinically significant or history of alcohol abuse/alcoholism or drug abuse/dependence within the last 6 months
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Colombia,   India,   Lithuania,   Philippines,   United States
Bulgaria,   Former Serbia and Montenegro,   Peru,   Serbia
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Study Director: Medical Director, MD Sunovion
May 2015

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