Dexmedetomidine in the Treatment of Agitation Associated With Schizophrenia

2020-02-17 18:20:50 | BioPortfolio


This is a definitive study to support the safety and efficacy evaluation of BXCL501 for the acute treatment of agitation in schizophrenia. The BXCL501-301 study is designed to characterize the efficacy, safety and tolerability of BXCL501 (sublingual film formulation of DEX, HCl) in agitation associated with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder or schizophreniform disorder.


The study will enroll approximately 375 subjects randomized 1:1:1 to dose regimens of 180µg, 120µg BXCL501, or placebo. Male and female adults with acute agitation associated with schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, or schizophreniform disorder will be enrolled. Eligible subjects may be identified in outpatient clinics, mental health, psychiatric or medical emergency services including medical/psychiatric observation units, or as newly admitted to a hospital setting for acute agitation or already in hospital for chronic underlying conditions. Subjects will be domiciled in a clinical research setting or hospitalized to remain under medical supervision while undergoing screening procedures to assess eligibility. Efficacy and safety assessments will be conducted periodically before and after dosing.

Study Design




Sublingual film containing dexmedetomidine (BXCL501), Placebo Film


BioXcel Clinical Research Site
Little Rock
United States




BioXcel Therapeutics Inc

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