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The purpose of this study is to examine the efficacy and safety of Eslicarbazepine acetate (BIA 2-093) when given with other anti-epileptic drugs to treat children with partial seizures whose condition has not been controlled by other drug treatments.
Partial epilepsy, the commonest form of epilepsy, is a difficult condition to treat with many patients continuing to have symptoms despite trying several medications. Lack of efficacy and adverse effects are commonly associated with current anti-epileptic drugs.
This study will examine the efficacy in addition to safety and tolerability of a new anti-epileptic drug, Eslicarbazepine acetate (BIA 2-093), as an adjunctive therapy for refractory partial seizures in children.
The primary analysis variables are:
- The responder rate (the proportion of patients with at least a 50% reduction in standardised seizure frequency)
- The relative reduction in standardised seizure frequency
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Partial Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents
Eslicarbazepine acetate (BIA 2-093), Eslicarbazepine acetate
Universitätsklinik für Kinder- und Jugendheilkunde, Klinische Abteilung für allg. Pädiatrie, AKH Wien
Bial - Portela C S.A.
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:57-0400
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