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Olanzapine Versus Placebo in the Treatment of Mania in Adolescents With Bipolar I Disorder

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: NCT00050206
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 27, 2002
Last Update Posted : June 12, 2007
Information provided by:
Eli Lilly and Company

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy (how well the drug works), safety, and any side effects of olanzapine compared to placebo in the treatment of mania in bipolar disorder in adolescents. Both the potential benefits and side effects of olanzapine will be evaluated throughout this trial.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Bipolar Disorder Drug: Olanzapine Drug: Placebo Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 130 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Olanzapine Versus Placebo in the Treatment of Mania in Adolescents With Bipolar I Disorder
Study Start Date : November 2002
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2005

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MedlinePlus related topics: Bipolar Disorder

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Assess the efficacy of a flexible dose of olanzapine compared with placebo in the treatment of mania in bipolar I disorder (manic or mixed episode associated with bipolar I disorder, with or without psychotic features) in adolescents

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Assess additional efficacy as measured by Y-MRS,CGI-BP Severity of Illness, CGI-BP Severity of Illness (CGI-BP Severity of Mania, CGI-BP Severity of Depression, and CGI-BP Severity Overall)
  2. Assess additional efficacy as measured by Children's Depression Rating Scale-Revised (CDRS- R);Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Rating Scale-IV-Parent Version: Investigator Administered and Scored (ADHDRS-IVPI) and Overt Aggression Scale (OAS).
  3. Assess the safety of olanzapine and quality of life associated with olanzapine compared with placebo.
  4. Compare the frequency of response of up to 3-weeks, double-blind treatment and up to an additional 26 weeks of open-label olanzapine treatment

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Ages Eligible for Study:   13 Years to 17 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female patients, 13 to 17 years of age who must not yet have reached their 18th birthday prior to Visit 1, when informed consent is obtained.
  • Patients must have a diagnosis of bipolar I disorder and currently display an acute mania or mixed episode.
  • Both the patient and the patient's parent/authorized legal representative must understand the nature of the study and must sign a document granting consent.
  • Female patients of child-bearing potential must test negative for pregnancy at the time of enrollment based on a serum pregnancy test.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Female patients who are either pregnant or nursing.
  • Current diagnosis of schizophrenia, schizophreniform disorder, or schizoaffective disorder.
  • Patient with acute or unstable medical conditions, such that intensive care unit hospitalization for the disease is anticipated within 6 months.
  • Patients who have previously not responded to an adequate dose and/or duration of olanzapine treatment.
  • Patients who have been judged clinically to be serious suicidal risks.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00050206

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United States, Indiana
For additional information regarding investigative sites for this trial, contact 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559, 1-317-615-4559) Mon-Fri from 9 AM to 5 PM Eastern Time (UTC/GMT - 5 hrs, EST), or speak with your personal physician.
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
Eli Lilly and Company
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Study Director: Call 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559) or 1-317-615-4559 Mon - Fri 9 AM - 5 PM Eastern time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST) Eli Lilly and Company
Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00050206    
Other Study ID Numbers: 4360
First Posted: November 27, 2002    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 12, 2007
Last Verified: June 2007
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar and Related Disorders
Mental Disorders
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Gastrointestinal Agents
Antipsychotic Agents
Tranquilizing Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Psychotropic Drugs
Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Serotonin Agents