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A Clinical Trial for an Evaluation of Choline Alfoscerate and Donepezil for Cognitive Improvements of Patients With Cerebrovascular Injury in Alzheimer Patients

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02648906
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2016 by Daewoong Pharmaceutical Co. LTD..
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : January 7, 2016
Last Update Posted : November 2, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Daewoong Pharmaceutical Co. LTD.

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate efficacy and safety of Choline alfoscerate and Donepezil for cognitive improvements of patients with cerebrovascular injury in Alzheimer patients

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Alzheimer Disease Drug: Choline alfoscerate Drug: Placebo Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 128 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : July 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date : November 2018

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Choline alfoscerate

Drug: Choline alfoscerate and Donepezil

concomitant administration

Drug: Choline alfoscerate
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Drug: Donepezil only
Drug: Placebo

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. change of ADAS-cog score compared with Baseline [ Time Frame: 48 weeks ]
    Primary outcome will be evaluated with ADAS-cog questionnaire 48 weeks after taking investigational product.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   56 Years to 90 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. 56~90 male and female
  2. Mini-Mental State Evaluation (MMSE) between 24 and 12
  3. Score ≥ 2 at the New Rating Scale for Age-related White Matter Changes (ARWMC), the rating scale of cerebral ischemic injury evaluated with MRI
  4. Score 0.5, 1, 2 at CDR
  5. presence of at least two of the following vascular risk factors: hypertension, diabetes, obesity, ischemic heart disease, dyslipidemia, hyperhomocysteinemia, smoking, previous cerebrovascular events and familiar history of cardio-cerebrovascular diseases.
  6. donepezil 10mg from 3 months ago, dose not changed during clinical trials
  7. A subject who provided written informed consent to participate in this study and cooperative with regard to compliance with study related constraints

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Subjects allergic to or sensitive to the Investigational Product or applicable ingredients
  2. subject who has taken below medication 1 month before screening 1) Cholinesterase Inhibitors 2) NMDA receptor antagonists 3) blood circulation supplements 4) Acetyl-L-Carnitines 5) Nicergoline 6) Subject who has taken another medication that can affect the result of primary outcome
  3. subject that can't be evaluated with ADAS-cog, MMSE, NPI, ADL, CDR, Attention Questionnaire Scale etc.
  4. Asthma, COPD
  5. Decompensated heart disease
  6. Chronic renal failure or chronic liver disease
  7. Malignant tumor
  8. Subject that cant' be followed up for 12 months after Investigational drug was taken.

9 Subjects who are pregnant, lactating or who plan to be pregnant during the clinical period or females of child bearing years who do not use available contraceptive methods 10. Subject who has taken other clinical or licensed medication from another clinical trial within 30 days prior screening period 11.Other subjects who are deemed not to be appropriate for this clinical study in the discretion of investigator

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02648906

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Contact: Jina Song 82-2-550-8865 jnsong058@daewoong.co.kr

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Korea, Republic of
Seoul National University Bundang Hospital Recruiting
Sungnam, Korea, Republic of
Sponsors and Collaborators
Daewoong Pharmaceutical Co. LTD.
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Responsible Party: Daewoong Pharmaceutical Co. LTD.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02648906    
Other Study ID Numbers: DWB_GTM001
First Posted: January 7, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 2, 2016
Last Verified: November 2016
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Alzheimer Disease
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Neurocognitive Disorders
Mental Disorders
Lipotropic Agents
Hypolipidemic Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Gastrointestinal Agents
Lipid Regulating Agents
Nootropic Agents