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The purpose of this study is to evaluate the long-term safety and tolerability of dimebon in subjects with moderate-to-severe Alzheimer's Disease.
This study was terminated on May 7, 2010 due to modification of the dimebon development plan, following the lack of demonstration of efficacy in the completed DIM14 (CONNECTION) Study. The study was not terminated due to any safety findings. Dimebon has been well-tolerated in clinical trials. Demonstration of efficacy for dimebon in Alzheimer's disease is pending completion of the ongoing DIM18 (CONCERT) Study.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Dimebon tablet for oral administration
Pfizer Investigational Site
Active, not recruiting
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:16:00-0400
To estimate the absorption, safety, and tolerability of a dimebon transdermal solution relative to the dimebon immediate release oral formulation.
This study will evaluate four different modified release formulation to estimate the amount of dimebon available to the body relative to the current dimebon formulation that is given three...
This study will evaluate the safety and potential benefit of Dimebon as compared to placebo in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's Disease.
This is a multi-center, randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled safety study conducted in 2 study cohorts. In Cohort 1, subjects with Alzheimer's disease (n=250) will receive Dimebon ...
The Connection Study is a six-month confirmatory Phase 3 study to determine the safety and efficacy of Dimebon in the treatment of mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease.
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Vaccines or candidate vaccines used to prevent or treat ALZHEIMER DISEASE.
A neurobehavioral syndrome associated with bilateral medial temporal lobe dysfunction. Clinical manifestations include oral exploratory behavior; tactile exploratory behavior; hypersexuality; BULIMIA; MEMORY DISORDERS; placidity; and an inability to recognize objects or faces. This disorder may result from a variety of conditions, including CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; infections; ALZHEIMER DISEASE; PICK DISEASE OF THE BRAIN; and CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDERS.
A progressive form of dementia characterized by the global loss of language abilities and initial preservation of other cognitive functions. Fluent and nonfluent subtypes have been described. Eventually a pattern of global cognitive dysfunction, similar to ALZHEIMER DISEASE, emerges. Pathologically, there are no Alzheimer or PICK DISEASE like changes, however, spongiform changes of cortical layers II and III are present in the TEMPORAL LOBE and FRONTAL LOBE. (From Brain 1998 Jan;121(Pt 1):115-26)
Administration of a medication to at-risk individuals in a population without individual diagnosis. It is often used in order to treat, control, and/or prevent spread of often endemic DISEASE OUTBREAKS such as NEGLECTED DISEASES in high disease burden areas.
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