Amisulpride in Schizophrenic Acute Phase Patients (ASAP)

This study has been completed.
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First received: February 15, 2007
Last updated: September 4, 2008
Last verified: September 2008

To collect the safety and response of using Amisulpride in acute schizophrenic patients

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Amisulpride
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Use of Amisulpride in Schizophrenic Acute Phase Patients.

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Further study details as provided by Sanofi:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Adverse events [ Time Frame: all across the study ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical Global Impressions [ Time Frame: All accross the study ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Patient compliance [ Time Frame: all across the study ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Percentage of patient completing treatment [ Time Frame: all across the study ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Changes in body weight [ Time Frame: At baseline and day 84 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: May 2005
Primary Completion Date: November 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Amisulpride 400-800mg per day on a twice-a-day regimen
Drug: Amisulpride
Oral tablets


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient diagnosed as Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder, 4th edition, as paranoid, disorganized or undifferentiated type of schizophrenia in acute episode

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients previously treated with amisulpride
  • Patients have comorbidity which may interfere with the treatment or follow-up
  • Patients currently taking depot antipsychotics (at least 30 days washout period is needed)
  • Patients currently/ or recently (< 3 months) withdrawn from drug or alcohol abuse
  • Pregnant or lactation

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00436371

Hong Kong
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Elaine Tang Sanofi
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Medical Affairs Study Director, sanofi-aventis Identifier: NCT00436371     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: L_9517
Study First Received: February 15, 2007
Last Updated: September 4, 2008
Health Authority: Hong Kong: Department of Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Mental Disorders
Schizophrenia and Disorders with Psychotic Features
Antipsychotic Agents
Central Nervous System Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Dopamine Agents
Dopamine Antagonists
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Psychotropic Drugs
Therapeutic Uses
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