Clinical Effectiveness of 10 cm^2 Rivastigmine Patch in Patients With Alzheimer's Disease (ADEPT)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00561392
First received: November 19, 2007
Last updated: April 10, 2012
Last verified: April 2012
Results First Received: December 15, 2010  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized;   Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment;   Masking: Open Label;   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Alzheimer's Disease
Intervention: Drug: Rivastigmine 5 and 10 cm^2 patch

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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Rivastigmine 5 and 10 cm^2 Patch For the 1st 4 weeks of this 24 week study, patients were administered rivastigmine transdermally once daily via a 5 cm^2 patch. After the Week 4 assessment, patients were administered rivastigmine transdermally once daily via a 10 cm^2 patch, with adjustments as necessary for safety and tolerability.

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Rivastigmine 5 and 10 cm^2 Patch  
STARTED     208  
COMPLETED     155  
NOT COMPLETED     53  
Adverse Event                 38  
Lack of Efficacy                 2  
Protocol Violation                 1  
Withdrawal by Subject                 8  
Administrative problems                 4  



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Rivastigmine 5 and 10 cm^2 Patch For the 1st 4 weeks of this 24 week study, patients were administered rivastigmine transdermally once daily via a 5 cm^2 patch. After the Week 4 assessment, patients were administered rivastigmine transdermally once daily via a 10 cm^2 patch, with adjustments as necessary for safety and tolerability.

Baseline Measures
    Rivastigmine 5 and 10 cm^2 Patch  
Number of Participants  
[units: participants]
  208  
Age  
[units: years]
Mean ± Standard Deviation
  74  ± 7.7  
Gender  
[units: participants]
 
Female     110  
Male     98  
Region of Enrollment  
[units: participants]
 
Germany     208  



  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Percentage of Participants Treated by Rivastigmine 10 cm^2 Patch for at Least 8 Weeks Who Completed the Study   [ Time Frame: Baseline to Week 24 ]

2.  Primary:   Percentage of Participants Treated by Rivastigmine 10 cm^2 Patch for at Least 8 Weeks Regardless Whether They Completed the Study   [ Time Frame: Baseline to Week 24 ]

3.  Primary:   Percentage of Participants Who Were Compliant to the 10 cm^2 Patch   [ Time Frame: Baseline to Week 24 ]

4.  Secondary:   Mean Change From Baseline in the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) Score at Week 24   [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 24 ]

5.  Secondary:   Mean Change From Baseline in the Trail-making Test Part A Score at Week 24   [ Time Frame: Baseline to Week 24 ]

6.  Secondary:   Mean Change From Baseline in the Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study-Activities of Daily Living (ADCS-ADL) Score at Week 24   [ Time Frame: Baseline to Week 24 ]

7.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in the Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study-Clinical Global Impression of Change (ADCS-CGIC) at Week 24 Assessed by the Physician   [ Time Frame: Baseline to Week 24 ]

8.  Secondary:   Mean Change From Baseline in the Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study- Clinical Global Impression of Change (ADCS-CGIC) at Week 24 Assessed by the Caregiver   [ Time Frame: Baseline t0 Week 24 ]

9.  Secondary:   Mean Change From Baseline in the Mini-Zarit Inventory Score of Caregiver Burden at Week 24   [ Time Frame: Baseline to Week 24 ]


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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There IS an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.
The agreement is:
unchecked The only disclosure restriction on the PI is that the sponsor can review results communications prior to public release and can embargo communications regarding trial results for a period that is less than or equal to 60 days. The sponsor cannot require changes to the communication and cannot extend the embargo.
unchecked The only disclosure restriction on the PI is that the sponsor can review results communications prior to public release and can embargo communications regarding trial results for a period that is more than 60 days but less than or equal to 180 days. The sponsor cannot require changes to the communication and cannot extend the embargo.


Limitations and Caveats
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Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Study Director
Organization: Novartis Pharmaceuticals
phone: 862 778-8300


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Responsible Party: External Affairs, Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00561392     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CENA713DDE15
Study First Received: November 19, 2007
Results First Received: December 15, 2010
Last Updated: April 10, 2012
Health Authority: Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices