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Trial details imported from ClinicalTrials.gov

For full trial details, please see the original record at https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00096473




Registration number
NCT00096473
Ethics application status
Date submitted
9/11/2004
Date registered
10/11/2004
Date last updated
1/04/2011

Titles & IDs
Public title
Efficacy and Safety of Aricept in the Treatment of Severe Alzheimer's Disease
Scientific title
A 24 Week, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Evaluation of the Safety and Efficacy of Donepezil Hydrochloride (E2020) in Patients With Severe Alzheimer's Disease Followed by a 12 Week Open-Label Extension Period
Secondary ID [1] 0 0
E2020-A001-315
Universal Trial Number (UTN)
Trial acronym
Linked study record

Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Alzheimer's Disease 0 0
Dementia 0 0
Condition category
Condition code
Neurological 0 0 0 0
Alzheimer's disease
Neurological 0 0 0 0
Dementias

Intervention/exposure
Study type
Interventional
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
Treatment: Drugs - Donepezil hydrochloride

Treatment: Drugs: Donepezil hydrochloride


Intervention code [1] 0 0
Treatment: Drugs
Comparator / control treatment
Control group

Outcomes
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Assessments of global and cognitive function of Severe AD patients
Timepoint [1] 0 0
Secondary outcome [1] 0 0
Assessment of behavior and performance on Activity of Daily Living in severe AD patients
Timepoint [1] 0 0
Secondary outcome [2] 0 0
Assessment of caregiver burden
Timepoint [2] 0 0

Eligibility
Key inclusion criteria
- Clinically diagnosed Alzheimer's Disease with MMSE score 1~12

- Have not been treated by any medication for Alzheimer's Disease in past 3 months

- Live in community or Assisted Living Facility

- Healthy or with chronic diseases that are medically controlled or stabilized

- Able to swallow tablets
Minimum age
50 Years
Maximum age
No limit
Gender
Both males and females
Can healthy volunteers participate?
No
Key exclusion criteria
- Any primary neurological or psychiatric diagnosis (including depressive disorder)
other than Alzheimer's Disease

- Dementia caused by organic diseases other than Alzheimer's Disease

Study design
Purpose of the study
Treatment
Allocation to intervention
Randomised controlled trial
Procedure for enrolling a subject and allocating the treatment (allocation concealment procedures)
Methods used to generate the sequence in which subjects will be randomised (sequence generation)
Masking / blinding
Blinded (masking used)
Who is / are masked / blinded?



Intervention assignment
Parallel
Other design features
Phase
Phase 3
Type of endpoint(s)
Statistical methods / analysis

Recruitment
Recruitment status
Completed
Data analysis
Reason for early stopping/withdrawal
Other reasons
Date of first participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last data collection
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Actual
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Target
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Final
Recruitment in Australia
Recruitment state(s)
NSW,QLD,SA,VIC,WA
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- Randwick
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- Brisbane
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- Woodville South
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- Heidelberg West
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- Nedlands
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- Randwick
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- Brisbane
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- Woodville South
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- Heidelberg West
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- Nedlands
Recruitment outside Australia
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Alabama
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Arizona
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California
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Illinois
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Louisiana
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New York
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Ohio
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Texas
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Ontario
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France
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Paris
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Ireland
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Belfast
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United Kingdom
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East Sussex
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United Kingdom
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Southampton
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United Kingdom
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Wilshire
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United Kingdom
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Bath
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United Kingdom
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Blackpool
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United Kingdom
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Bradford

Funding & Sponsors
Primary sponsor type
Commercial sector/Industry
Name
Eisai Inc.
Address
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Other collaborator category [1] 0 0
Commercial sector/Industry
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Pfizer
Address [1] 0 0
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Ethics approval
Ethics application status

Summary
Brief summary
Donepezil hydrochloride (Aricept) has been approved to treat symptoms associated with mild to
moderate Alzheimer's disease (AD). Aricept has been shown to improve the memory and thinking
abilities, activities of daily living and global function in patients. The purpose of the
study is to further investigate the effectiveness and safety of donepezil in patients with
severe Alzheimer's disease.

Donepezil is thought to work in the brain by increasing the levels of an important brain
chemical called acetylcholine. This chemical helps a person's memory to work better.
Trial website
https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00096473
Trial related presentations / publications
Public notes

Contacts
Principal investigator
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Sharon Richardson, Ph.D.
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Eisai Inc.
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Summary results
Other publications