A Clinical Research Study Evaluating Ropinirole Treatment For Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)

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First received: June 30, 2005
Last updated: September 29, 2010
Last verified: September 2010
A 12-week clinical research study to evaluate the tolerability, efficacy and safety of ropinirole compared to placebo(an inactive sugar pill) in the treatment of patients with RLS in the United States.

Condition Intervention Phase
Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)
Drug: ropinirole
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A 12-week, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Parallel Group Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Intermittent Dosing of Ropinirole in Patients With Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS)

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Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Average proportion of nights a subject has successfully treated his/her RLS symptoms after taking study medication for that night out of total number of nights dosed during the Double-Blind Phase. [ Time Frame: 12 Weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Quality and satisfaction with sleep, severity of symptoms 2 hours post dosing with study medication. [ Time Frame: 12 Weeks ]

Enrollment: 140
Study Start Date: January 2005
Study Completion Date: December 2005
Primary Completion Date: December 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 79 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

 Inclusion criteria:

  • Patients diagnosed with Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS).
  • Patients diagnosed with RLS (symptoms include an overwhelming urge to move legs usually accompanied by uncomfortable sensations in the legs; usually occur at rest; worse during the evening or night and generally relieved, at least temporarily, by movement).
  • Patients must give written informed consent prior to any specific study procedures.

Exclusion criteria:

  • Patients with a primary sleep disorder other than RLS.
  • Patients with symptoms of secondary RLS (i.e., renal failure, iron deficient anemia, pregnancy) or other movement disorders (i.e., Parkinson's Disease).
  • Other inclusion or exclusion criteria to be evaluated by the physician.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00225862

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United States, Alabama
GSK Investigational Site
Alabaster, Alabama, United States, 35007
GSK Investigational Site
Jasper, Alabama, United States, 35501
United States, Arizona
GSK Investigational Site
Peoria, Arizona, United States, 85381 - 4828
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Phoenix, Arizona, United States, 85032
United States, California
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Northridge, California, United States, 91325
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Oxnard, California, United States, 93030
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Redondo Beach, California, United States, 90277
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Santa Monica, California, United States, 90404
United States, Connecticut
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Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, 06824
United States, Florida
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Largo, Florida, United States, 33773
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Pembroke Pines, Florida, United States, 33026
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St. Petersburg, Florida, United States, 33701
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Tampa, Florida, United States, 33606
United States, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60611
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Elk Grove Village, Illinois, United States, 60007
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Flossmoor, Illinois, United States, 60422
United States, Kansas
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Topeka, Kansas, United States, 66606
United States, Louisiana
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States, 70808
United States, Maryland
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Frederick, Maryland, United States, 21702
United States, Massachusetts
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Newton Center, Massachusetts, United States, 02459
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Newton, Massachusetts, United States, 02459
United States, Michigan
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Bingham Farms, Michigan, United States, 48025
United States, New Jersey
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Edison, New Jersey, United States, 08818
United States, New Mexico
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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 87106
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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 87108
United States, New York
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Amherst, New York, United States, 14226
United States, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, 27607
United States, Ohio
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Concinnati, Ohio, United States, 45219
United States, Oklahoma
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States, 73112
United States, Pennsylvania
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Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania, United States, 19444
United States, South Carolina
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Columbia, South Carolina, United States, 29201
United States, Texas
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Austin, Texas, United States, 78756
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Plano, Texas, United States, 75093
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San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78229
United States, Washington
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Walla Walla, Washington, United States, 99362
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Wenatchee, Washington, United States, 98801
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials, MD GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

Responsible Party: Study Director, GSK
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00225862     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 100310 
Study First Received: June 30, 2005
Last Updated: September 29, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
Restless Legs Syndrome

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Psychomotor Agitation
Restless Legs Syndrome
Pathologic Processes
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Psychomotor Disorders
Neurobehavioral Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Sleep Disorders, Intrinsic
Sleep Wake Disorders
Mental Disorders
Antiparkinson Agents
Anti-Dyskinesia Agents
Dopamine Agonists
Dopamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs

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