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Study Evaluating RGH-188 in the Treatment of Patients With Acute Mania

This study has been completed.
Gedeon Richter Ltd.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Forest Laboratories Identifier:
First received: June 19, 2007
Last updated: March 2, 2012
Last verified: March 2012
This is a study designed to evaluate the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of RGH-188 monotherapy in the treatment of acute mania. This study will be 5 weeks in duration; 3 weeks double-blind treatment and 2-weeks safety follow-up. All patients meeting the eligibility criteria will be randomized to one of two treatment groups: RGH-188 or placebo

Condition Intervention Phase
Bipolar Disorder
Drug: Cariprazine (RGH-188)
Drug: Placebo
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Evaluation of the Safety and Efficacy of RGH-188 in Patients With Acute Mania Associated With Bipolar I Disorder

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Further study details as provided by Forest Laboratories:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • YMRS [ Time Frame: 3 Weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • CGI-S [ Time Frame: 3 Weeks ]

Enrollment: 238
Study Start Date: April 2007
Study Completion Date: August 2008
Primary Completion Date: July 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Cariprazine Drug: Cariprazine (RGH-188)
Cariprazine 3mg - 12mg oral administration, once per day.
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Drug: Placebo
Dose-matched placebo. Oral administration, once per day.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female inpatients 18 to 65 years of age
  • Meeting DSM-IV criteria for bipolar I disorder, acute manic or mixed episode
  • Having a total Young Mania Rating Scale (YMRS) score >= 20 and a score of at least 4 on two of the following YMRS items:

    • Irritability,
    • Speech,
    • Content, and
    • Disruptive/Aggressive Behavior

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who exhibit abnormalities on physical examination, have abnormal vital-signs, ECG, or clinical laboratory values (such as TSH).
  • Patients with MADRS total score >= 18 at Visit 2.
  • Patients experiencing first manic episode.
  • Patients that have received electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) or a depot neuroleptic in the 3 months prior to Visit 1.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00488618

United States, Missouri
For information regarding investigative sites, contact Forest Professional Affairs
St. Louis, Missouri, United States, 63045
Sponsors and Collaborators
Forest Laboratories
Gedeon Richter Ltd.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Forest Laboratories Identifier: NCT00488618     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RGH-MD-31
Study First Received: June 19, 2007
Last Updated: March 2, 2012

Keywords provided by Forest Laboratories:
Bipolar I Disorder
Acute Mania Associated with Bipolar I Disorder

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar and Related Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on March 27, 2017