Classroom Study to Assess Efficacy and Safety of MTS in Pediatric Patients Aged 6-12 With ADHD

This study has been completed.
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First received: April 25, 2007
Last updated: July 23, 2009
Last verified: November 2007

Evaluate the behavioral effects measured by the SKAMP deportment scale of MTS compared to placebo in children aged 6-12 with ADHD

Condition Intervention Phase
Attention Deficit Disorder With Hyperactivity
Drug: d,l (threo)-methylphenidate, Methylphenidate Transdermal System
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase II, Randomized, Double-blind, Multi-center, Placebo-controlled, Dose Optimization, Analog Classroom, Crossover Study Designed to Assess the Time Course of Treatment Effect, Tolerability and Safety of Methylphenidate Transdermal System (MTS) in Pediatric Patients Aged 6-12 With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Score on SKAMP rating scale at 2,3,4.5,6,7.5,9,10.5 and 12 hours post application of MTS

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • PERMP scores
  • Clinician-rated ADHD-RS-IV score
  • CGI-I score
  • PGA
  • CPRS-R score

Enrollment: 93
Study Start Date: August 2004
Study Completion Date: May 2005

Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Years to 12 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Primary diagnosis ADHD
  • Total score of greater than or equal to 26 on ADHD-RS-IV
  • IQ of greater than or equal to 80
  • Blood pressure measurements within 95th percentile for age, gender, height at screening and baseline

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Current controlled (requiring a restricted medication) or uncontrolled, comorbid psychiatric diagnosis (except ODD)
  • Known nonresponder to psychostimulant treatment
  • BMI for age greater than 90th percentile
  • History of seizures during last 2 years
  • Conduct Disorder
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00466791

United States, California
UCI Child Development Center
Irvine, California, United States
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Additional Information:
Publications: Identifier: NCT00466791     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SPD485-201
Study First Received: April 25, 2007
Last Updated: July 23, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders
Mental Disorders
Mental Disorders Diagnosed in Childhood
Central Nervous System Agents
Central Nervous System Stimulants
Dopamine Agents
Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
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