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Brexpiprazole in Patients With Schizophrenia

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: NCT01810783
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 14, 2013
Results First Posted : February 23, 2017
Last Update Posted : March 27, 2017
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
H. Lundbeck A/S

Brief Summary:
To determine the safety and efficacy of brexpiprazole during long-term treatment.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Schizophrenia Drug: Brexpiprazole Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 210 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Interventional, Open-label, Flexible-dose Extension Study of Brexpiprazole in Patients With Schizophrenia
Study Start Date : July 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2015
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2015

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MedlinePlus related topics: Schizophrenia

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Brexpiprazole Drug: Brexpiprazole
1 to 4 mg/day, once daily, tablets, orally. The patients received 2 mg/day brexpiprazole on Day 1. If a patient could not tolerate the 2 mg dose on Day 1, the dose was decreased to 1 mg/day at Day 2. The patients received 1 or 2 mg/day from Days 2 to 7, 1, 2, or 3 mg/day from Days 8 to 14, and 1, 2, 3, or 4 mg/day from Day 15 to completion of the Treatment Period (up-titration).

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Safety and Tolerability [ Time Frame: Up to 52 weeks and a safety follow-up by telephone contact or clinic visit after 30 days after the last dose of investigational medicinal product (IMP) ]
    Number of treatment-emergent adverse events (TEAEs)

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • The patient has completed the lead-in study 14644A.
  • The patient is judged to potentially benefit from 52-week treatment with brexpiprazole according to the clinical opinion of the investigator.
  • The patient agrees to protocol-defined use of effective contraception.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • The patient has been diagnosed with a primary psychiatric disorder other than schizophrenia during Study 14644A.
  • The patient has a clinically significant unstable illness diagnosed during Study 14644A.
  • The patient, in the opinion of the investigator or according to Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS), is at significant risk of suicide.
  • The patient has an abnormal ECG or other abnormal ECG tests that are, in the investigator's opinion, clinically significant.
  • The patient is, in the investigator's opinion, unlikely to comply with the protocol or is unsuitable for any reason.

Other inclusion and exclusion criteria may apply.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01810783

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Sponsors and Collaborators
H. Lundbeck A/S
Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
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Study Director: Email contact via H. Lundbeck A/S
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Responsible Party: H. Lundbeck A/S Identifier: NCT01810783    
Other Study ID Numbers: 14644B
2012-002705-21 ( EudraCT Number )
First Posted: March 14, 2013    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: February 23, 2017
Last Update Posted: March 27, 2017
Last Verified: February 2017
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mental Disorders
Serotonin Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Dopamine Agonists
Dopamine Agents