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Use of Methylphenidate in Children and Adolescents in France

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03371069
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 13, 2017
Last Update Posted : December 13, 2017
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris

Brief Summary:
The use of methylphenidate in children and adolescents in France from 2010 to 2015

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Use of Methylphenidate in Children and Adolescents Other: users of methylphenidate

Detailed Description:
To describe the use of methylphenidate in children and adolescents in France from 2010 to 2015

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 1 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Use of Methylphenidate in Children and Adolescents in France
Actual Study Start Date : September 2015
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2017

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Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
users of methylphenidate
Children and adolescents who are users of methylphenidate, 2010 to 2015
Other: users of methylphenidate
Children and adolescents who are users of methylphenidate, 2010 to 2015




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. use of methylphenidate over time [ Time Frame: 6 years ]
    Describe of the use of methylphenidate over time to determine the impact of regulatory information of appropriate prescription conditions of use in September 2012


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Describe methylphenidate patterns of use over time [ Time Frame: 6 years ]

    Pharmaceutical specialties (immediate or extended release forms) prescribed by type of delivery: initial or renewals.

    Profile of prescribers: hospital or private practice (general practitioners, specialists) depending on type of prescription (initial or renewal); geographical distribution of the prescribers Profile of patients: sex, average age and age classes (0-23 months, 2-5 years, 6-11 years, 12-17 years), socioeconomic status, long-lasting diseases status for psychosis, severe personality disorder, mental retardation.

    Pattern of methylphenidate use: duration of treatment, prolonged use, interruption of treatment.


  2. Co-prescription of methylphenidate and non-psychostimulant psychotropic drugs [ Time Frame: 6 years ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 17 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Children and adolesents who are users of methylphenidate
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • children and adolescents (0-17 years)
  • registered in the French Health Insurance Database from 2012-2015

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Locations
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France
Hôpital Robert Debré, APHP
Paris, France, 75019
Sponsors and Collaborators
Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Florentia Kaguelidou, MD, PhD Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris

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Responsible Party: Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03371069     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 15FKU-MPH
First Posted: December 13, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 13, 2017
Last Verified: November 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided
Keywords provided by Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris:
methylphenidate
drug utilisation study
pediatrics
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Methylphenidate
Central Nervous System Stimulants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Dopamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents