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Efficacy of Lu 31-130 in Patients With Schizophrenia

This study has been completed.
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First received: October 9, 2008
Last updated: July 1, 2010
Last verified: July 2010

October 9, 2008
July 1, 2010
September 2008
October 2009   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Change in the Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) score from Baseline to Week 12 [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00770744 on Archive Site
Change in cognitive symptoms using Assessment of Cognition in Schizophrenia (BACS) test battery. Change in Clinical Global Impression/Improvement (CGI-S/I) scores. Change in Calgary Depression Scale for Schizophrenia (CDSS) score. Safety assessments. [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
Same as current
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Efficacy of Lu 31-130 in Patients With Schizophrenia
A Randomised, Double-blind, Parallel-group, Active-controlled, Flexible Dose Study Exploring the Efficacy and Safety of 12 Weeks Treatment With Lu 31-130 in Patients With Schizophrenia

The main purpose with the study is to explore the efficacy and safety of Lu 31-130 in patients suffering from schizophrenia compared to a standard antipsychotic drug.

Schizophrenia is a serious and disabling mental disorder that affects approximately 1% of the world's population. Antipsychotic drugs remain the cornerstone in the pharmacotherapy of schizophrenia. However, none of the available drugs is ideal, in particular because of their complex safety profile and the limited effectiveness against certain symptom domains. Whereas positive symptoms respond to treatment the effects on negative symptoms and cognitive impairment are only very modest.

Thus present treatment options leave room for improvement and call for new, more effective pharmacotherapies for the treatment of schizophrenia. In the current study, patients suffering from schizophrenia and experiencing clinically significant symptoms of the disease will be included. Eligible patients will be randomised to blinded treatment with either flexible doses of Lu 31-130 or flexible doses of a standard antipsychotic treatment (olanzapine) for 12 weeks. The efficacy (including potential effects on cognitive symptoms) and the safety of Lu 31-130 will be explored in comparison to olanzapine.

Phase 2
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Drug: Zicronapine
    5-7mg/day; orally, encapsulated tablets, once daily
    Other Name: Lu 31-130
  • Drug: Olanzapine
    10-15mg/day; orally, encapsulated tablets, once daily
    Other Name: Zyprexa
  • Experimental: Zicronapine
    Intervention: Drug: Zicronapine
  • Active Comparator: Olanzapine
    Intervention: Drug: Olanzapine
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
November 2009
October 2009   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • The subject has a primary diagnosis of schizophrenia
  • The subject experiences clinically significant symptoms
  • The subject is willing to be hospitalized during the initial period of the study
  • The subject has normal serum values of parameters associated with liver function
18 Years to 65 Years
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Czech Republic,   France,   Hong Kong,   Indonesia,   Philippines,   Poland,   Spain,   Thailand
12396A, 2008-000479-11
H. Lundbeck A/S
H. Lundbeck A/S
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Study Director: Email contact via H. Lundbeck A/S
H. Lundbeck A/S
July 2010

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