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Ondansetron Augmentation in Treatment-resistant OCD

This study has been completed.
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NCT01303536
First Posted: February 24, 2011
Last Update Posted: February 24, 2011
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Institute of Neuroscience, Florence, Italy
February 23, 2011
February 24, 2011
February 24, 2011
December 2009
March 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • Yale Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale [ Time Frame: baseline ]
  • Yale Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale [ Time Frame: week 2 ]
  • Yale Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale [ Time Frame: week 4 ]
  • Yale Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale [ Time Frame: week 6 ]
  • Yale Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale [ Time Frame: week 8 ]
  • Yale Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale [ Time Frame: week 10 ]
  • Yale Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale [ Time Frame: week 12 ]
  • Yale Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale [ Time Frame: week 14 ]
  • Yale Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale [ Time Frame: week 16 ]
Same as current
No Changes Posted
  • The Drug Effect scale [ Time Frame: week 0 ]
  • The Drug Effect scale [ Time Frame: week 2 ]
  • The Drug Effect scale [ Time Frame: week 4 ]
  • The Drug Effect scale [ Time Frame: week 6 ]
  • The Drug Effect scale [ Time Frame: week 8 ]
  • The Drug Effect scale [ Time Frame: week 10 ]
  • The Drug Effect scale [ Time Frame: week 12 ]
  • The Drug Effect scale [ Time Frame: week 14 ]
  • The Drug Effect scale [ Time Frame: week 16 ]
Same as current
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Ondansetron Augmentation in Treatment-resistant OCD
Ondansetron Augmentation in Treatment-resistant OCD
The aim of this study is to evaluate whether ondansetron augmentation to SSRI will improve and ondansetron discontinuation will result in worsening of obsessive compulsive symptoms among obsessive compulsive disorder resistant patients.
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Interventional
Phase 4
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Drug: Ondansetron
obsessive compulsive patients resistant to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor therapy, in addition to their continued stable dose of FDA approved selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, received oral ondansetron 0.25 mg in two daily administrations (0.5 mg daily) for 2 weeks. Subsequently, the dose was titrated to 0.5 mg in two daily administrations (1 mg/day total) for another 10 weeks. ondansetron was discontinued and the patients were followed for an additional 4 week with biweekly
Experimental: obsessive compulsive disorder
obsessive compulsive patients resistant to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor therapy, in addition to their continued stable dose of FDA approved selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, received oral ondansetron 0.25 mg in two daily administrations (0.5 mg daily) for 2 weeks. Subsequently, the dose was titrated to 0.5 mg in two daily administrations (1 mg/day total) for another 10 weeks. ondansetron was discontinued and the patients were followed for an additional 4 week with biweekly
Intervention: Drug: Ondansetron
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Completed
21
March 2010
March 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • a diagnosis of OCD established by clinical interview with a licensed psychiatrist;
  • a score of ≥ 24 at the Yale Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale
  • a Clinical Global Inventory score ≥ 4, after over 12 weeks of treatment with an adequate trial of an selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor at a moderate to high dose

Exclusion Criteria:

  • diagnoses of schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, organic mental disorder, bipolar disorder, current substance dependence or abuse, and current major depressive episode preceding the onset of obsessive compulsive disorder
  • undergoing concomitant behavior therapy
  • or having significant cardiovascular, hepatic, renal or pulmonary diseases
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Italy
 
 
NCT01303536
OND2
Yes
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Stefano Pallanti, University of Florence
Institute of Neuroscience, Florence, Italy
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Principal Investigator: Stefano Pallanti, MD University of Florence
Institute of Neuroscience, Florence, Italy
February 2011

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