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A Long-term Extension Study of E2007 in Patients With Refractory Partial Seizures Uncontrolled With Other Anti-Epileptic Drugs (AEDs)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Eisai Inc. ( Eisai Co., Ltd. ) Identifier:
First received: May 15, 2009
Last updated: March 17, 2017
Last verified: March 2017
The purpose of this trial is to investigate the safety and tolerability of perampanel in long- term treatment in the patients with refractory partial epilepsy (uncontrolled with other anti-epileptic drugs) who completed Week 10 of Phase II Study E2007-J081-231 study.

Condition Intervention Phase
Refractory Partial Seizures
Drug: perampanel
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: No masking
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Long-term Extension Study of E2007 in Patients With Refractory Partial Seizures Uncontrolled With Other Anti-Epileptic Drugs (AEDs)

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Further study details as provided by Eisai Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of patients with adverse events as a measure of safety [ Time Frame: 4 weeks, 8 weeks, 16 weeks and every 12 weeks till approval ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Evaluation of patient diaries for seizures [ Time Frame: 4 weeks, 8 weeks, 16 weeks and every 12 weeks till approval ]

Enrollment: 21
Actual Study Start Date: June 17, 2009
Study Completion Date: October 31, 2016
Primary Completion Date: August 8, 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Perampanel 2 mg Drug: perampanel
Patients will receive the same oral dosage (2 mg up to 12 mg once daily before bedtime) as used in the maintenance period of Study 231.


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 64 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion criteria:

  1. Patients who consent to the study entry on their free will before starting any trial-related activities.
  2. Patients who participated in Study 231 and completed the required evaluation period (10 weeks).
  3. Patients who are certainly and voluntarily able to participate in this study and record their seizures by themselves or have family members or caregivers (or nurses, if hospitalized) record the seizures. Patients who wish to continue perampanel treatment and necessitate receiving the long- term administration judged by the investigator or sub-investigator.

Exclusion criteria:

  1. Pregnant or lactating women, women of child-bearing potential, women willing to become pregnant.
  2. Patients who are ineligible judged by the investigator or sub investigator in light of medical history or complication at enrollment in treatment period.
  3. Patients who operate heavy equipment or drive should not be recruited into the study.
  4. Patients who are ineligible for study entry judged by the investigator or sub-investigator.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00903786

Kitakyusyu, Fukuoka, Japan
Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
Komatsushima, Tokushima, Japan
Kodaira, Tokyo, Japan
Kyoto, Japan
Nagasaki, Japan
Niigata, Japan
Shizuoka, Japan
Sponsors and Collaborators
Eisai Co., Ltd.
Study Director: Kazunori Saeki Neuroscience Clinical Development Section. JAC PCU. Eisai Co., Ltd.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Eisai Co., Ltd. Identifier: NCT00903786     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: E2007-J081-233
Study First Received: May 15, 2009
Last Updated: March 17, 2017

Keywords provided by Eisai Inc.:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Neurologic Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Anticonvulsants processed this record on April 28, 2017