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Trial record 27 of 83 for:    CARBAMAZEPINE AND Cytochrome P-450 CYP3A Inducers

Lamotrigine Cognitive Function Study in Adult Untreated Epilepsies

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: NCT00896987
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 12, 2009
Last Update Posted : May 12, 2009
Information provided by:
Korean Epilepsy Society

Tracking Information
First Submitted Date  ICMJE May 11, 2009
First Posted Date  ICMJE May 12, 2009
Last Update Posted Date May 12, 2009
Study Start Date  ICMJE May 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date December 2008   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Current Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE
 (submitted: May 11, 2009)
To define the superiority of Lamictal in cognitive function comparing to carbamazepine in newly diagnosed adult partial epilepsy patients [ Time Frame: 48 weeks ]
Original Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Same as current
Change History No Changes Posted
Current Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE
 (submitted: May 11, 2009)
Seizure outcome and tolerability [ Time Frame: 48 weeks ]
Original Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Same as current
Current Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Original Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Descriptive Information
Brief Title  ICMJE Lamotrigine Cognitive Function Study in Adult Untreated Epilepsies
Official Title  ICMJE An Open, Randomized, Multicenter Comparative Clinical Trial of Lamotrigine or Carbamazepine for Cognitive Function as Initial Monotherapy in Adult Untreated Epilepsies
Brief Summary The purpose of this study is to compare the effect of anti-epileptic drugs' (AEDs) long-term treatment on cognitive function. This study is an open-label, randomized, multicenter comparative trial of lamotrigine versus carbamazepine. The planned enrollment is 100 patients.
Detailed Description Not Provided
Study Type  ICMJE Interventional
Study Phase  ICMJE Phase 4
Study Design  ICMJE Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition  ICMJE Epilepsy
Intervention  ICMJE
  • Drug: lamotrigine (Lamictal)
    lamotrigine: titration for 8 weeks (25 mg~200 mg per 2 weeks) and maintenance for 40 weeks (200 mg)
    Other Name: lamictal
  • Drug: Carbamazepine (Tegretol)
    Carbamazepine: titration for 8 weeks (100 mg~600 mg) and maintenance for 40 weeks (600 mg)
    Other Name: Tegretol
Study Arms  ICMJE
  • Experimental: 1
    Intervention: Drug: lamotrigine (Lamictal)
  • Active Comparator: 2
    Intervention: Drug: Carbamazepine (Tegretol)
Publications * Not Provided

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
Recruitment Information
Recruitment Status  ICMJE Completed
Actual Enrollment  ICMJE
 (submitted: May 11, 2009)
Original Actual Enrollment  ICMJE Same as current
Actual Study Completion Date  ICMJE December 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date December 2008   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Eligibility Criteria  ICMJE

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age : 16~60
  • Seizure type was defined by MRI etc.
  • Had more than 2 unprovoked seizures or 1 seizure with clear evidence for epilepsy (ex. positive in EEG or brain imaging)
  • Need AED therapy and no AED medication for previous 1 year (exclude emergency medication for less than 2 weeks, baseline 4 weeks before)
  • Is not pregnant by pregnancy test and is using contraceptive method
  • Can report seizure diary by him/herself or his/her sick nurse
  • Agreed to trial by written consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Follow-up loss
  • Canceled agreement
  • Added other medication due to aggravated disease in 24 weeks
  • Diagnosed as IGE
  • Has progressive CNS disease by MRI or EEG
  • Has serious systemic or psychological disease
  • Under IQ 70
  • Baseline lad data abnormality: Creatinine 2.0mg/dl or GOT/GPT 2 times higher than normal
  • Abuse experience on alcohol or drugs
  • Has experience on serious adverse event of any drug
  • Previous experience on lamotrigine or carbamazepine
  • Not suitable patients by investigator (uncooperative)
  • Other reason which may interrupt the trial
Sex/Gender  ICMJE
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Ages  ICMJE 16 Years to 60 Years   (Child, Adult)
Accepts Healthy Volunteers  ICMJE No
Contacts  ICMJE Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Listed Location Countries  ICMJE Korea, Republic of
Removed Location Countries  
Administrative Information
NCT Number  ICMJE NCT00896987
Other Study ID Numbers  ICMJE 106172
Has Data Monitoring Committee No
U.S. FDA-regulated Product Not Provided
IPD Sharing Statement  ICMJE Not Provided
Responsible Party Korean Epilepsy Society Chairman, Korean Epilepsy Society
Study Sponsor  ICMJE Korean Epilepsy Society
Collaborators  ICMJE GlaxoSmithKline
Investigators  ICMJE
Principal Investigator: Sang-Ahm Lee, Professor Asan Medical Center
PRS Account Korean Epilepsy Society
Verification Date May 2009

ICMJE     Data element required by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors and the World Health Organization ICTRP