A Phase IV-Pharmacovigilance Study of Keppra Greece - S.K.A.T.E.: Safety of Keppra as Adjunctive Therapy in Epilepsy

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
UCB Pharma
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: February 27, 2008
Last updated: November 14, 2013
Last verified: September 2009
Patients in community-based practices correspond to the 25% of patients who need a first add-on drug when not controlled by their standard monotherapy drug. This was a therapeutic use trial in which the population corresponds more closely to that seen in daily clinical practice.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Levetiracetam (Keppra)
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase IV-Pharmacovigilance Study of Keppra Greece - S.K.A.T.E.: Safety of Keppra as Adjunctive Therapy in Epilepsy

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by UCB Pharma:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety and the tolerability of Keppra in a broad population of patients.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Obtain further information about optimal daily dose.

Enrollment: 35
Study Start Date: March 2003
Study Completion Date: July 2004
Primary Completion Date: July 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • partial onset seizures with or without secondary generalisation with epilepsy.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • hypersensitivity to levetiracetam or other pyrrolidone derivatives or to any of the excipients.
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00631150

Sponsors and Collaborators
UCB Pharma
Study Director: UCB Clinical Trial Call Center +1 877 822 9493 (UCB)
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Study Director, UCB
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00631150     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: N01035 
Study First Received: February 27, 2008
Last Updated: November 14, 2013
Health Authority: Greece: National Organization of Medicines

Keywords provided by UCB Pharma:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Neuroprotective Agents
Nootropic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Protective Agents

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on May 26, 2016