Effect And Safety Of Ziprasidone Compared To Other Atypical Antipsychotic Drug In Schizophrenic Patients

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 12, 2005
Last Update Posted : January 1, 2007
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Brief Summary:
Evaluation of the antipsychotic efficacy and safety of ziprasidone versus olanzapine, risperidone or quetiapine in patients with schizophrenia, schizoaffective and schizophreniform disorders under naturalistic conditions of clinical practice

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Schizophrenia Schizoaffective Disorder Psychotic Disorders Drug: ziprasidone versus olanzapine , risperidone or quetiapine Behavioral: Panss , CGI-C, UKU-SERS-Pa Procedure: Blood tests Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 290 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Tolerability, Safety, And Efficacy Of Ziprasidone (80 - 160 Mg/D) Versus Olanzapine (10 - 20 Mg/D), Risperidone (4 - 8 Mg/D) Or Quetiapine (300 - 750 Mg/D) In Pretreated Patients With Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder Or Schizophreniform Disorders - A 12-Week Open-Label, Multicenter Clinical Trial.
Study Start Date : November 2001
Study Completion Date : September 2004

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MedlinePlus related topics: Schizophrenia

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. PANSS (The Positive And Negative Syndrome Scale) in a 12 week period

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. CGI-C score (Clinical Global Impression of Change), UKU-SERS-Pa (Patient self rating version). Safety and tolerability: ECG, serum cholesterol, triglycerides, prolactin, glucose and body weight

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Inpatients or outpatients with schizophrenia, schizoaffective and schizophreniform disorders (DSM-IV).
  • Patients without adequate current treatment (i.e. intolerance to their current treatment or lack of efficacy of current treatment) based on clinical judgement of the investigator

Exclusion Criteria:

  • A history of intolerance to ziprasidone, olanzapine, risperidone or quetiapine or any of its ingredients

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00159770

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Study Director: Pfizer Call Center Pfizer Identifier: NCT00159770     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: A1281079
First Posted: September 12, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 1, 2007
Last Verified: December 2006

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Psychotic Disorders
Mental Disorders
Pathologic Processes
Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Quetiapine Fumarate
Serotonin Antagonists
Serotonin Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antipsychotic Agents
Tranquilizing Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Psychotropic Drugs
Dopamine Antagonists
Dopamine Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Gastrointestinal Agents
Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators