A Phase IV-Pharmacovigilance Study of Keppra Greece - S.K.A.T.E.: Safety of Keppra as Adjunctive Therapy in Epilepsy

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
UCB, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00631150
First received: February 27, 2008
Last updated: November 14, 2013
Last verified: September 2009
  Purpose

Patients in community-based practices correspond to the 25% of patients who need a first add-on drug when not controlled by their standard monotherapy drug. This was a therapeutic use trial in which the population corresponds more closely to that seen in daily clinical practice.


Condition Intervention Phase
Epilepsy
Drug: Levetiracetam (Keppra)
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase IV-Pharmacovigilance Study of Keppra Greece - S.K.A.T.E.: Safety of Keppra as Adjunctive Therapy in Epilepsy

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Further study details as provided by UCB, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety and the tolerability of Keppra in a broad population of patients.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Obtain further information about optimal daily dose.

Enrollment: 35
Study Start Date: March 2003
Study Completion Date: July 2004
Primary Completion Date: July 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • partial onset seizures with or without secondary generalisation with epilepsy.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • hypersensitivity to levetiracetam or other pyrrolidone derivatives or to any of the excipients.
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00631150

Sponsors and Collaborators
UCB, Inc.
Investigators
Study Director: UCB Clinical Trial Call Center +1 877 822 9493 (UCB)
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

Responsible Party: Study Director, UCB
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00631150     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: N01035
Study First Received: February 27, 2008
Last Updated: November 14, 2013
Health Authority: Greece: National Organization of Medicines

Keywords provided by UCB, Inc.:
Levetiracetam
Keppra

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Epilepsy
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Etiracetam
Piracetam
Anticonvulsants
Central Nervous System Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Nootropic Agents
Neuroprotective Agents
Protective Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs

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