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The APD916-001 study is designed primarily to evaluate the safety and tolerability of APD916 when administered as a single dose
This is a Phase 1, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, single-dose escalation study of up to 9 dose cohorts (1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 30, 45, 70 and 90 mg) each comprising 8 subjects (2 to receive placebo, 6 to receive APD916). Each cohort will be assigned to receive a single dose of APD916. After dosing within the first cohort has been completed and safety data review identifies no tolerability issues, and the principal investigator (PI) and Sponsor have agreed that it is safe to proceed, then subjects in the next cohort may be dosed.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Narcolepsy With or Without Cataplexy
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:58-0400
The purpose of this trial is to assess the efficacy and safety of Xyrem in pediatrics subjects with narcolepsy that includes cataplexy.
The overall aim is to establish whether the drug Xyrem® has an action on the brain dopamine system in patients with narcolepsy. Trial Objective is to establish, using positron emission t...
This EAP will be open to provide access to treatment with pitolisant while a U.S. New Drug Application (NDA) is being prepared and submitted for review for marketing approval. This program...
The objective of this study is to evaluate and compare the efficacy and safety of escalating doses of BF2.649 and BF2.649 add on Modafinil on cataplexy in patients with narcolepsy
Up to 50% of Narcolepsy-cataplexy (NC) patients suffer from REM sleep behavior disorder (RBD), a parasomnia. A strong link was found between RBD and impulse control disorders (ICD) in Par...
Narcolepsy is a lifelong neurological disorder with onset commonly in childhood or adolescence. No drugs are indicated for cataplexy and excessive daytime sleepiness in paediatric patients with narcol...
We report a case of probable encephalitis presenting as narcolepsy with cataplexy, but with cyclical exacerbation and cognitive difficulties. Our patient continued to worsen despite treatment for narc...
Although being the most specific symptom of narcolepsy type 1 (NT1), cataplexy is currently investigated by clinical interview only, with potential diagnostic pitfalls. Our study aimed at testing the ...
The lateral hypothalamus contains neurons producing orexins that promote wakefulness and suppress REM sleep as well as neurons producing melanin-concentrating hormone (MCH) that likely promote REM sle...
Narcolepsy with cataplexy, which is a hypersomnia characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness and cataplexy, is a multifactorial disease caused by both genetic and environmental factors. Several gen...
A condition characterized by transient weakness or paralysis of somatic musculature triggered by an emotional stimulus or physical exertion. Cataplexy is frequently associated with NARCOLEPSY. During a cataplectic attack, there is a marked reduction in muscle tone similar to the normal physiologic hypotonia that accompanies rapid eye movement sleep (SLEEP, REM). (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p396)
A condition characterized by recurrent episodes of daytime somnolence and lapses in consciousness (microsomnias) that may be associated with automatic behaviors and AMNESIA. CATAPLEXY; SLEEP PARALYSIS, and hypnagogic HALLUCINATIONS frequently accompany narcolepsy. The pathophysiology of this disorder includes sleep-onset rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, which normally follows stage III or IV sleep. (From Neurology 1998 Feb;50(2 Suppl 1):S2-S7)
A common condition characterized by transient partial or total paralysis of skeletal muscles and areflexia that occurs upon awakening from sleep or less often while falling asleep. Stimuli such as touch or sound may terminate the episode, which usually has a duration of seconds to minutes. This condition may occur in normal subjects or be associated with NARCOLEPSY; CATAPLEXY; and hypnagogic HALLUCINATIONS. The pathophysiology of this condition is closely related to the normal hypotonia that occur during REM sleep. (From Adv Neurol 1995;67:245-271)
A sleep disorder of central nervous system origin characterized by prolonged nocturnal sleep and periods of daytime drowsiness. Affected individuals experience difficulty with awakening in the morning and may have associated sleep drunkenness, automatic behaviors, and memory disturbances. This condition differs from narcolepsy in that daytime sleep periods are longer, there is no association with CATAPLEXY, and the multiple sleep latency onset test does not record sleep-onset rapid eye movement sleep. (From Chokroverty, Sleep Disorders Medicine, 1994, pp319-20; Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 1998 Apr:52(2):125-129)
A central nervous system stimulant used most commonly in the treatment of attention-deficit disorders in children and for narcolepsy. Its mechanisms appear to be similar to those of DEXTROAMPHETAMINE.
Of all the types of Dementia, Alzheimer's disease is the most common, affecting around 465,000 people in the UK. Neurons in the brain die, becuase 'plaques' and 'tangles' (mis-folded proteins) form in the brain. People with Al...
Sleep disorders disrupt sleep during the night, or cause sleepiness during the day, caused by physiological or psychological factors. The common ones include snoring and sleep apnea, insomnia, parasomnias, sleep paralysis, restless legs syndrome, circa...