Rasagiline in Advanced Parkinson's Disease Patients With Motor Fluctuations Treated With Levodopa/Carbidopa Therapy.

This study has been completed.
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Teva Pharmaceutical Industries
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First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: March 8, 2010
Last verified: March 2010
Study to look at the effectiveness, tolerability and safety of two doses of Rasagiline (0.5 mg and 1mg) in advanced Parkinson's Disease (PD) Patients who have been treated with Levodopa/Carbidopa therapy.

Condition Intervention Phase
Parkinson's Disease
Drug: rasagiline mesylate
Drug: rasagiline mesylate 1.0 mg
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Bi-national, Multicenter, Double-Blind, Randomized Study to Evaluate the Safety and Tolerability of Rasagiline Mesylate in Advanced Parkinson's Disease (PD) Patients With Motor Fluctuations Treated With Chronic Levodopa/Carbidopa Therapy.

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • long-term safety and tolerability of rasagiline [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    To evaluate the long-term safety and tolerability of rasagiline in PD patients with motor fluctuations treated with chronic levodopa/carbidopa (LD/CD) or levodopa/benserazide (LD/BZD) therapy.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • long- term clinical effect of rasagiline [ Time Frame: 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    To assess the long- term clinical effect of rasagiline on the course of the disease.

Enrollment: 254
Study Start Date: October 2001
Primary Completion Date: December 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Experimental 1
0.5 mg rasagiline mesylate oral once daily
Drug: rasagiline mesylate
0.5 rasagiline mesylate
Experimental: Expermental 2
1.0 mg rasagiline mesylate oral once daily
Drug: rasagiline mesylate 1.0 mg
1.0 mg rasagiline mesylate


Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients must have completed the Week 26 visit of TVP 1012/133 (Visit 06) in accordance with the protocol.
  • Women must be postmenopausal, surgically sterile, or using adequate birth control methods. Women of childbearing potential must have a negative pregnancy test at Baseline/Month 0.
  • Patients must be willing and able to give informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Serious or severe, test drug-related (probable or definite) adverse reaction in study TVP 1012/133.
  • Premature discontinuation from study TVP 1012/133 for any reason.
  • A clinically significant or unstable medical or surgical condition which would preclude safe and complete study participation. Such conditions may include cardiovascular, pulmonary hepatic, renal, metabolic diseases or malignancies as determined by medical history, physical exam, skin evaluation, laboratory tests, chest x-ray, or ECG.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00203177

United States, California
Margolin Brain Institute
Fresno, California, United States, 93720
United States, Georgia
Emory University
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30329
United States, Illinois
Rush - Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60612
United States, Nebraska
Creighton University
Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 68131
United States, New York
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
New Hyde Park, New York, United States, 11040
University of Rochester
Rochester, New York, United States, 14642
United States, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19107
Canada, Quebec
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H2w1T8
Sponsors and Collaborators
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries
Study Director: Phyllis Salzman, Ph.D. Teva Neuroscience, Inc.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Siyu Liu, MD, PhD, VP IR&D, Head of Global Clinical Operations, Teva Branded Pharmaceutical Products IR&D
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00203177     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TVP - 1012/135 Double Blind 
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: March 8, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration
Canada: Health Canada

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Parkinson Disease
Basal Ganglia Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Movement Disorders
Nervous System Diseases
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Parkinsonian Disorders
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors
Neuroprotective Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Protective Agents

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