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Phase 2 Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability Study of Natalizumab in Focal Epilepsy (OPUS)

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Last updated:20th Mar 2018
Identifier: NCT03283371

The primary efficacy objective of the study is to determine if adjunctive therapy of natalizumab 300 mg intravenous (IV) every 4 weeks reduces the frequency of seizures in adult participants with drug-resistant focal epilepsy. The secondary efficacy objective is to assess the effects of natalizumab versus placebo in drug-resistant focal epilepsy on additional measures of seizure frequency.

Study Type: Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment: 70 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Intervention Model Description: This is a 6-month randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to assess the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of natalizumab as adjunctive therapy in the treatment of adult subjects with drug-resistant focal epilepsy. The placebo-controlled phase is followed by a 6-month open-label phase during which all subjects receive natalizumab.
Masking: Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Masking Description: Double-blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Phase 2 Study Exploring the Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of Natalizumab (BG00002) as Adjunctive Therapy in Adult Subjects With Drug-Resistant Focal Epilepsy
Actual Study Start Date: March 20, 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date: January 16, 2020
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 16, 2020

- Experimental:
Natalizumab 300 mg
- Placebo Comparator: Placebo

Category Value
Date last updated at source 2019-08-26
Study type(s) Interventional
Expected enrolment 70
Study start date 2018-03-20
Estimated primary completion date 2020-01-16

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