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SB-742457 And Donepezil In Alzheimer's Disease

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00348192
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 4, 2006
Last Update Posted : June 2, 2009
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Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to find out if SB-742457 is a safe treatment and what effects it has on the symptoms of mild to moderate Alzheimer's Disease. SB-742457 is a new treatment which is thought to increase the levels of certain chemicals in the brain that are often decreased in patients with Alzheimer's Disease.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Alzheimer's Disease Drug: SB-742457 Drug: donepezil Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 200 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-Blind, Randomised, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel Group Study to Investigate the Effects of SB-742457, Donepezil and Placebo on Cognition in Subjects With Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Disease
Study Start Date : May 2006

Intervention Details:
  • Drug: SB-742457
  • Drug: donepezil
    Other Name: SB-742457

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in cognition and function after 24 weeks.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in behavioral symptoms, activities of daily living and caregiver burden after 24 weeks Changes in all symptoms at 8 and 12 weeks Safety and tolerability PK (pharmacokinetic) profiling. Efficacy related to ApoE and HTR6 status

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of probable mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's Disease as determined by the NINCDS-ADRDA and DSM-IV criteria with an MMSE score of 12-24.
  • Subjects and their caregivers must provide informed consent prior to study entry.
  • Adequate blood pressure and laboratory values.

Exclusion criteria:

  • Females of child-bearing potential.
  • Have other causes of dementia such as vascular damage, depression, bipolar affective disorder, schizophrenia, syphilis, vitamin B12 deficiency or thyroid deficiency.
  • Subjects taking medication for Alzheimers disease or centrally acting agents which might impact study outcomes.
  • Subjects taking agents for which there is a theoretical risk of interaction with SB-742457 or donepezil.
  • Subjects with conditions which might be exacerbated by exposure to donepezil.
  • Subjects with known hypersensitivity to sunlight or seizures.

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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00348192

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GSK Investigational Site
Hall in Tirol, Austria, A-6060
GSK Investigational Site
Vienna, Austria, A-1130
GSK Investigational Site
Vienna, Austria, A-1220
GSK Investigational Site
Sofia, Bulgaria, 1113
GSK Investigational Site
Sofia, Bulgaria, 1431
GSK Investigational Site
Varna, Bulgaria, 9010
GSK Investigational Site
Providencia / Santiago, Región Metro De Santiago, Chile, 7500710
GSK Investigational Site
Santiago, Región Metro De Santiago, Chile, 7560356
GSK Investigational Site
Valparaiso, Valparaíso, Chile, 2352499
GSK Investigational Site
Tallinn, Estonia, 10617
GSK Investigational Site
Tartu, Estonia, 51014
GSK Investigational Site
Ostfildern, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, 73760
GSK Investigational Site
Huettenberg, Hessen, Germany, 35625
GSK Investigational Site
Achim, Niedersachsen, Germany, 28832
GSK Investigational Site
Baesweiler, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, 52499
GSK Investigational Site
Hattingen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, 45525
Russian Federation
GSK Investigational Site
Moscow, Russian Federation, 115552
GSK Investigational Site
Moscow, Russian Federation, 117049
GSK Investigational Site
St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, 197022
GSK Investigational Site
St.-Petersburg, Russian Federation, 198103
GSK Investigational Site
Bratislava, Slovakia, 811 01
GSK Investigational Site
Bratislava, Slovakia, 826 06
GSK Investigational Site
Bratislava, Slovakia, 831 03
United Kingdom
GSK Investigational Site
Bradford, United Kingdom, BD7 1HR
GSK Investigational Site
Swindon, United Kingdom, SN1 4HZ
GSK Investigational Site
West of Scotland Science Park, Glasgow, United Kingdom, G20 0XA
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials, MD GlaxoSmithKline
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Responsible Party: Study Director, GSK Identifier: NCT00348192    
Other Study ID Numbers: AZ3106242
First Posted: July 4, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 2, 2009
Last Verified: May 2009
Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
Alzheimer's Disease
cognition global functioning
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Alzheimer Disease
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Neurocognitive Disorders
Mental Disorders
Cholinesterase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Cholinergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Nootropic Agents