Double Blind, Randomized, 3 Week Inpatient Study To Evaluate The Safety & Efficacy Of PF-02545920 Compared With Placebo
To assess the efficacy and safety of an investigational compound PF-02545920 for the treatment of schizophrenia. PF-02545920 will be more effective than placebo in reducing symptoms associated with schizophrenia.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Pfizer Investigational Site
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00570063
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
We hypothesize that PF-02545920 will increase glucose metabolism in a part of the brain called the striatum.
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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
A chronic form of schizophrenia characterized primarily by the presence of persecutory or grandiose delusions, often associated with hallucination.
A type of schizophrenia characterized by abnormality of motor behavior which may involve particular forms of stupor, rigidity, excitement or inappropriate posture.
An obsolete concept, historically used for childhood mental disorders thought to be a form of schizophrenia.
Misunderstanding among individuals, frequently research subjects, of scientific methods such as randomization and placebo controls.
An effect usually, but not necessarily, beneficial that is attributable to an expectation that the regimen will have an effect, i.e., the effect is due to the power of suggestion.