Elderly Primary Insomnia Polysomnographic Study

This study has been terminated.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00094666
First received: October 21, 2004
Last updated: January 21, 2010
Last verified: January 2010
  Purpose

The purpose of the study is to test the safety and effectiveness of an Investigational Drug on insomnia in the elderly.


Condition Intervention Phase
Primary Insomnia
Drug: MK0928, gaboxadol / Duration of Treatment - 6 weeks
Drug: Comparator: placebo / Duration of Treatment - 6 weeks
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter, 30-Night Polysomnographic Study of MK0928 in Elderly Patients With Primary Insomnia

Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Amount of time spent awake and time to fall asleep at night after two days

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Amount of time spent awake and time to fall asleep at night after 30 days
  • Amount of deep sleep after two days

Estimated Enrollment: 465
Study Start Date: November 2004
Study Completion Date: March 2007
Primary Completion Date: March 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Elderly patients with a diagnosis of primary insomnia and in good physical and mental health
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00094666

Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Investigators
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Executive Vice President, Clinical and Quantitative Sciences, Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00094666     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2004_085, MK0928-002
Study First Received: October 21, 2004
Last Updated: January 21, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders
Dyssomnias
Mental Disorders
Nervous System Diseases
Sleep Disorders
Sleep Disorders, Intrinsic

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