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Special Drug Use Investigation for LAMICTAL Bipolar

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
GlaxoSmithKline Identifier:
First received: September 1, 2011
Last updated: June 12, 2014
Last verified: June 2014

This post-marketing surveillance study is designed to collect and assess information on safety and effectiveness of lamotrigine tablets in patients with bipolar disorder in routine clinical practice.

("LAMICTAL" is a trademark of the GlaxoSmithKline group of companies.)

Condition Intervention
Bipolar Disorder
Drug: Lamotrigine tablets

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Special Drug Use Investigation for LAMICTAL Bipolar

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Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of patients with any adverse drug reaction [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Occurrence of skin disorder [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Occurrence of suicide-related event and self injurious behaviour [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Occurrence of harming others [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Occurrence of withdrawal symptoms after treatment [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 1000
Study Start Date: November 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date: February 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Patients with bipolar disorder
Patients with bipolar disorder prescribed lamotrigine tablets for the first time
Drug: Lamotrigine tablets
Administered according to the prescribing information in the locally approved label by the authorities.


Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Japanese patients with bipolar disorder prescribed lamotrigine tablets for the first time


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with bipolar disorder
  • Patients treated with lamotrigine tablets for the first time

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Not applicable
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01428518

Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

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Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline Identifier: NCT01428518     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 115324
Study First Received: September 1, 2011
Last Updated: June 12, 2014
Health Authority: Japan: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bipolar Disorder
Affective Disorders, Psychotic
Mental Disorders
Mood Disorders
Calcium Channel Blockers
Cardiovascular Agents
Central Nervous System Agents
Excitatory Amino Acid Agents
Excitatory Amino Acid Antagonists
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sodium Channel Blockers
Therapeutic Uses
Voltage-Gated Sodium Channel Blockers processed this record on November 25, 2014