A Clinical Evaluation Of BW430C (Lamotrigine) In Bipolar I Disorder- Long-term Extension Of Study SCA104779 -
This study is planned to assess the long-term safety of lamotrigine in Japanese patients with bipolar I disorder who will continue into the 52-week extension upon completion of a double-blind comparative study (Study No.: SCA104779), i.e. the patients who receive the addition of any additional treatment to intervene in a mood episode in the double-blind phase or the patients completing the double-blind phase.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
GSK Investigational Site
Active, not recruiting
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00566020
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
A major affective disorder marked by severe mood swings (manic or major depressive episodes) and a tendency to remission and recurrence.
An element in the alkali metals family. It has the atomic symbol Li, atomic number 3, and atomic weight 6.94. Salts of lithium are used in treating BIPOLAR DISORDER.
Retinal Bipolar Cells
INTERNEURONS of the vertebrate RETINA containing two processes. They receive inputs from the RETINAL PHOTORECEPTOR CELLS and send outputs to the RETINAL GANGLION CELLS. The bipolar cells also make lateral connections in the retina with the RETINAL HORIZONTAL CELLS and with the AMACRINE CELLS.
A genus of basidiomycetous mushroom in the family Strophariaceae, exhibiting a bipolar mating system.
A disorder whose predominant feature is a loss or alteration in physical functioning that suggests a physical disorder but that is actually a direct expression of a psychological conflict or need.
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