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Eslicarbazepine Acetate (BIA 2 093) as Therapy for Refractory Partial Seizures in Children

2014-08-27 03:18:57 | BioPortfolio

Summary

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.

Description

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

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Partial Epilepsy in Children and Adolescents

Intervention

Eslicarbazepine acetate (BIA 2-093), Eslicarbazepine acetate

Location

Universitätsklinik für Kinder- und Jugendheilkunde, Klinische Abteilung für allg. Pädiatrie, AKH Wien
Vienna
Austria
1090

Status

Recruiting

Source

Bial - Portela C S.A.

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:18:57-0400

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