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Safety and Tolerability Study of Lu AF11167 After Repeated Dosing 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: NCT02202213
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 28, 2014
Last Update Posted : February 18, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
H. Lundbeck A/S

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of Lu AF11167 in patients with schizophrenia following various repeated dosing regimens of Lu AF11167 (alone or as added treatment to risperidone).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Schizophrenia Drug: Placebo Drug: Lu AF11167 Phase 1

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 47 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Interventional, Randomised, Double-blind, Placebo Controlled, Multiple-dose Study Investigating the Safety, Tolerability, PK and PD Properties of Lu AF11167 in Patients With Schizophrenia
Study Start Date : October 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2015

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MedlinePlus related topics: Schizophrenia

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Lu AF11167 hard capsules; 0.25, 0.5 and 1 mg

Part A: Lu AF11167 monotherapy Part B: Lu AF11167 adjunctive therapy to risperidone

Three times daily oral dosing for 14 days.

Drug: Lu AF11167
Placebo Comparator: Matching placebo
Daily oral dosing matching the experimental arm.
Drug: Placebo

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Absolute values and changes from baseline in safety variables (Adverse events, clinical safety laboratory tests, vital signs,respiratory rate, weight, body temperature and ECG) [ Time Frame: Screnning to day 25 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS) [ Time Frame: Screening to day 25 ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Man or woman aged ≥18 years and ≤60 years with a body mass index (BMI) of ≥18.5 and ≤38 m2
  • Primary diagnosis of schizophrenia according to DSM-IV-TR™ (codes 295.10, 295.20, 295.30, 295.90)
  • Clinical Global Impression - Severity of Illness (CGI-S) score ≤4 (moderately ill) at the Screening Visit and Baseline Visit (Day -1)
  • PANSS total score ≤80 at the Screening Visit and the Baseline Visit (Day -1)
  • Score of 4 (moderate) of the following PANSS items at the Screening Visit and the Baseline Visit (Day -1): P7 (hostility), G8 (uncooperativeness)
  • Minimal level of extrapyramidal signs, defined as a score ≤5 (moderately severe) in any of the four Clinical Global Impression of Severity (CGI-S) items of the ESRS-A; parkinsonism, akathisia, dystonia, and tardive dyskinesia at the Screening Visit and the Baseline Visit
  • Willingness to be hospitalised for approximately 3 weeks after the Baseline Visit (Day -1)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • The patient experienced an acute exacerbation requiring hospitalization within the last 6 months
  • The patient experienced an acute exacerbation requiring increase in antipsychotic medication (with reference to drug or dose) within the last 4 weeks

Other pre-defined inclusion and exclusion criteria may apply

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02202213

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United States, California
Parexel International
Glendale, California, United States, 91206
Sponsors and Collaborators
H. Lundbeck A/S
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Study Director: Email contact via H.Lundbeck A/S
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Responsible Party: H. Lundbeck A/S Identifier: NCT02202213    
Other Study ID Numbers: 15698A
First Posted: July 28, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 18, 2015
Last Verified: February 2015
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Schizophrenia Spectrum and Other Psychotic Disorders
Mental Disorders