MK0249 for the Treatment of Cognitive Impairment in Patients With Schizophrenia (0249-016)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00506077
First received: July 24, 2007
Last updated: August 13, 2013
Last verified: August 2013
Results First Received: October 13, 2010  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study;   Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment;   Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Paranoid Schizophrenia
Interventions: Drug: MK0249
Drug: Comparator: Placebo (unspecified)

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Recruitment Details
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First Patient Dosed: 11 February 2008; Last Patient Last Treatment: 08 October 2008. Six ex-U.S. study centers (3 Russia, 3 India).

Pre-Assignment Details
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At visit 1, patients were assessed using the protocol eligibility criteria. Eligible patients continued into an 8 day single-blind placebo washout/run-in period, and then were randomized at visit 3 to 1 of 2 cross-over treatment sequences.

Reporting Groups
  Description
MK0249 Then Placebo These subjects received MK0249 during Treatment Period 1 and Placebo during Treatment Period 2.
Placebo Then MK0249 These subjects received Placebo during Treatment Period 1 and MK0249 during Treatment Period 2.

Participant Flow for 3 periods

Period 1:   Treatment Period 1
    MK0249 Then Placebo     Placebo Then MK0249  
STARTED     28     27  
COMPLETED     24     24  
NOT COMPLETED     4     3  
Adverse Event                 2                 1  
Lost to Follow-up                 0                 2  
Withdrawal by Subject                 2                 0  

Period 2:   Washout
    MK0249 Then Placebo     Placebo Then MK0249  
STARTED     24     24  
COMPLETED     24     24  
NOT COMPLETED     0     0  

Period 3:   Treatment Period 2
    MK0249 Then Placebo     Placebo Then MK0249  
STARTED     24     24  
COMPLETED     23     23  
NOT COMPLETED     1     1  
Adverse Event                 0                 1  
Withdrawal by Subject                 1                 0  



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
MK0249 Then Placebo These subjects received MK0249 during Treatment Period 1 and Placebo during Treatment Period 2.
Placebo Then MK0249 These subjects received Placebo during Treatment Period 1 and MK0249 during Treatment Period 2.
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
    MK0249 Then Placebo     Placebo Then MK0249     Total  
Number of Participants  
[units: participants]
  28     27     55  
Age  
[units: years]
Mean ± Standard Deviation
  30.7  ± 7.5     32.5  ± 8.4     31.6  ± 7.9  
Gender  
[units: participants]
     
Female     8     7     15  
Male     20     20     40  



  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Mean Change From Baseline at 4 Weeks of Treatment in Total Cognitive Score on the Brief Assessment of Cognition in Schizophrenia (BACS) Battery.   [ Time Frame: Baseline and 4 weeks of treatment ]

2.  Secondary:   Mean Change From Baseline at 4 Weeks of Treatment in Attention/Processing Speed Composite Score   [ Time Frame: Baseline and 4 weeks of treatment ]

3.  Secondary:   Mean Change From Baseline at 4 Weeks of Treatment in Episodic Memory Composite Score   [ Time Frame: Baseline and 4 weeks of treatment ]

4.  Secondary:   Mean Change From Baseline at 4 Weeks of Treatment in Working Memory Composite Score   [ Time Frame: Baseline and 4 weeks of treatment ]

5.  Other Pre-specified:   Pre-randomization Baseline: Total Cognitive Score on the Brief Assessment of Cognition in Schizophrenia (BACS) Battery.   [ Time Frame: Pre-randomization Baseline ]

6.  Other Pre-specified:   Pre-randomization Baseline: Attention/Processing Speed Composite Score   [ Time Frame: Pre-randomization Baseline ]

7.  Other Pre-specified:   Pre-randomization Baseline: Episodic Memory Composite Score   [ Time Frame: Pre-randomization Baseline ]

8.  Other Pre-specified:   Pre-randomization Baseline: Working Memory Composite Score   [ Time Frame: Pre-randomization Baseline ]


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