Special Drug Use Investigation for Lamictal® (Lamotrigine) Bipolar

This study is not yet open for participant recruitment.
Verified March 2012 by GlaxoSmithKline
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First received: September 1, 2011
Last updated: March 8, 2012
Last verified: March 2012

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

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

Bipolar Disorder

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Special Drug Use Investigation for Lamictal® (Lamotrigine) Bipolar

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Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of Japanese patients with any adverse event [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Occurrence of skin disorder [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Occurrence of suicide-related event and self injurious behaviour [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Occurrence of harming others [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Occurrence of withdrawal symptoms after treatment [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 1000
Study Start Date: November 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date: October 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01428518

Contact: US GSK Clinical Trials Call Center 877-379-3718 GSKClinicalSupportHD@gsk.com

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

No publications provided

Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01428518     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 115324
Study First Received: September 1, 2011
Last Updated: March 8, 2012
Health Authority: Japan: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bipolar Disorder
Affective Disorders, Psychotic
Mood Disorders
Mental Disorders
Calcium Channel Blockers
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Cardiovascular Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Central Nervous System Agents

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