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Aripiprazole Used as Dual Therapy in the Treatement of Patients With Chronic Stable Schizophrenia or Schizoaffective Disorder.

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00325689
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 15, 2006
Last Update Posted : November 8, 2013
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Otsuka America Pharmaceutical
Information provided by:
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.

Brief Summary:
A Multicenter, Double-blind 16 Week Study on the augmentation of atypical antipsychotic with Aripiprazole in patients with Schizophrenia with inadequate response to antipsychotic treatment.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Schizophrenia Schizoaffective Disorder Drug: Quetiapine or Risperidone + Aripiprazole Drug: Quetiapine or Risperidone + placebo Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 323 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, 16 Week Study of Aripiprazole Used as Dual Therapy in the Treatment of Patients With Chronic Stable Schizophrenia or Schizoaffective Disorder Demonstrating an Inadequate Response to Quetiapine or Risperidone Monotherapy.
Study Start Date : July 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2007

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MedlinePlus related topics: Schizophrenia

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Quetiapine or Risperidone + Aripiprazole Drug: Quetiapine or Risperidone + Aripiprazole
Tablets, Oral, Quetiapine 400-800 mg/day or Risperidone (4-8 mg/day) + Aripiprazole 2-15 mg/day, Flexible, 16 weeks.
Other Name: Abilify

Placebo Comparator: Quetiapine or Risperidone + placebo Drug: Quetiapine or Risperidone + placebo
Tablets, Oral, Quetiapine 400-800 mg/day or Risperidone (4-8 mg/day) + Placebo, Flexible, 16 weeks.




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Evaluate the efficacy of adding Aripiprazole to atypical antipsychotic treatment via Positive and Negative Symptoms Scale (PANSS) score at endpoint [ Time Frame: (Week 16) or at time of discontinuation ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Assess efficacy according to changes in the severity of illness symptoms as measured by the Clinical Global Impressions-Severity (CGI-S) [ Time Frame: at endpoint (Week 16) ]


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient with diagnosis of chronic Schizophrenia or Schizoaffective disorder
  • Stable symptoms and dose of Quetiapine or Risperidone

Exclusion Criteria:

  • First diagnosis in the past year
  • Significant risk of suicide or meet DSM-IV-TR criteria for substance abuse

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00325689


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Sponsors and Collaborators
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc.
Otsuka America Pharmaceutical
Investigators
Study Director: Bristol-Myers Squibb Bristol-Myers Squibb

Additional Information:
Publications:
Responsible Party: Study Director, Bristol-Myers Squibb
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00325689     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CN138-397 ST
First Posted: May 15, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 8, 2013
Last Verified: April 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Disease
Schizophrenia
Psychotic Disorders
Pathologic Processes
Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mental Disorders
Risperidone
Aripiprazole
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