Comparison of Cognitive Functions of Schizophrenic Patients Treated With Sertindole Versus Risperidone
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
In this study we intend to compare the effect of Sertindole to that of Risperidone on cognitive impairment in schizophrenia.
Hypothesis: Sertindole will be as effective as Risperidone for treating cognitive impairment in schizophrenia and with fewer side effects.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Comparison of Cognitive Functions of Schizophrenic Patients Treated With Sertindole Versus Risperidone|
- cognitive functioning [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]
- Discontinuation due to all causes, symptomatology and adverse events. [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]
|Study Start Date:||October 2008|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||October 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Oral (tablets), 16-24 mg QD (once a day) for 12 weeks.
Other Name: Serdolect
|Active Comparator: Risperidone||
Oral (tablets), 4-8 mg QD (once a day) for 12 weeks.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00480844
|Contact: Mark Weiser, Dremail@example.com|
|Department of Psychiatry of the Sheba Medical Center||Recruiting|
|Ramat Gan, Tel Hashomer, Israel, 52621|
|Contact: Mark Weiser, Dr 03-5303773 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Principal Investigator: Mark Weiser, Dr|
|Beer-Yaakov Mental Health Center||Not yet recruiting|
|Beer-Yaakov, Israel, 70350|
|Principal Investigator: Yehuda Abramowitz, Dr|
|Kfar Shaul Mental Health Center||Not yet recruiting|
|Jerusalem, Israel, 91060|
|Principal Investigator: Alexander Teitelbaum, Dr|
|Principal Investigator:||Mark Weiser, Dr||Shaba Medical Center, Tel-Aviv University Sackler School of Medicine|