A Long-term Extension Study of TCH346 and Placebo Administered Once Daily in Patients With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis(ALS)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00230074
First received: September 28, 2005
Last updated: November 22, 2011
Last verified: November 2011
  Purpose

This is a study to evaluate the safety and clinical effects of 4 oral doses of TCH346 compared to placebo in patients with mild or mild to moderate stages of ALS.


Condition Intervention Phase
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Drug: TCH346
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Long-term Extension Study of TCH346 and Placebo Administered Once Daily in Patients With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis(ALS)

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Rate of functional decline as defined by the ALS Functional Rating Scale-Revised

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Survival time
  • Functional outcome measures including pulmonary function and manual muscle strength assessments (every visit)

Enrollment: 350
Study Start Date: November 2004
Study Completion Date: February 2005
Primary Completion Date: February 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

This is a study to evaluate the safety and clinical effects of 4 oral doses of TCH346 compared to placebo in patients with mild or mild to moderate stages of ALS.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Completed original protocol, Study No. CTCH346A2211
  • Be capable of satisfying the requirements of the extension protocol and must sign informed consent after the nature of the extension protocol has been fully explained

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Exclusion criteria as described in the original protocol will remain applicable into the extension protocol

Other protocol-defined exclusion criteria may apply.

  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00230074

Locations
United States, New Jersey
Novartis
East Hanover, New Jersey, United States, 07936
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00230074     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CTCH346A2211E1
Study First Received: September 28, 2005
Last Updated: November 22, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis; ALS

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Sclerosis
Motor Neuron Disease
Spinal Cord Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Neurodegenerative Diseases
TDP-43 Proteinopathies
Neuromuscular Diseases
Proteostasis Deficiencies
Metabolic Diseases
Pathologic Processes

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