Aripiprazole Open-Label, Safety and Tolerability Study (APEX 241)
The purpose of this study is to test the long-term safety and tolerability of aripiprazole in adolescent patients with schizophrenia, and child and adolescent patients with bipolar I disorder, manic or mixed episode.
|Study Design:||Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||A Multi-Center, Open-Label, Safety and Tolerability Study of Flexible-Dose Oral Aripiprazole (2 Mg-30 mg) in the Treatment of Adolescent Patients With Schizophrenia and Child and Adolescent Patients With Bipolar I Disorder, Manic or Mixed Episode With or Without Psychotic Features|
- Percentage of Subjects Experiencing SAEs [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 23 ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]Percentage of Subjects Experiencing SAEs. The incidences of SAEs are summarized by system organ class in CT-8.5.1; by system organ class and MedDRA preferred term and by system organ class, MedDRA preferred term, and severity.
- Change in Change in Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) Total Score [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 26 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Change from baseline to the last scheduled post-baseline evaluation in PANSS total score, using observed cases (assessments performed at baseline and weeks 4, 12, and 26).
This scale consists of symptom constructs (7 positive, 7 negative, 16 general psychopathology), each to be rated on a 7-point scale of severity with 1 being absent to 7 being extreme. Minimum score is 30 which is best outcome; maximum score is 210 for worse outcome.
- Change in Young Mania Rating Scale (Y-MRS) Total Score [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 26 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Change from baseline to last scheduled post-baseline evaluation in YMRS total score, using observed cases (assessments performed at baseline and weeks 4, 12, and 26).
The Y-MRS consists of 11 items assessing the core symptoms of mania. Each item has 5 grades of severity. Minimum score on the scale is 0 (absent or normal). Maximum score on the scale is 60 (worse outcome or more severe symptoms).
|Study Start Date:||September 2004|
|Study Completion Date:||February 2007|
|Primary Completion Date:||February 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Experimental: NCT00102063 and NCT00110461 Subjects
All subjects had either completed or had withdrawn from the double-blind extension phase of study NCT00110461 (OPDC 31-03-240) and study NCT00102063 (OPDC 31-03-239).
2 to 30 mg/day orally (2, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, or 30 mg/day); tablets in strengths of 2, 5, 10, and 15 mg were used to achieve desired doses
Other Name: OPC-14597
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00102518
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