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Registration number
NCT00627640
Ethics application status
Date submitted
13/02/2008
Date registered
3/03/2008
Date last updated
29/03/2013

Titles & IDs
Public title
Safinamide in Idiopathic Parkinson's Disease (IPD) With Motor Fluctuations, as add-on to Levodopa
Scientific title
A Phase III, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Randomised Trial to Determine the Efficacy and Safety of a Dose Range of 50 to 100 mg/Day of Safinamide, as add-on Therapy, in Subjects With Idiopathic Parkinson's Disease With Motor Fluctuations, Treated With a Stable Dose of Levodopa and Who May be Receiving Concomitant Treatment With Stable Doses of a Dopamine Agonist, an Anticholinergic and/or Amantadine
Secondary ID [1] 0 0
IND: 63,901
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27919
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Trial acronym
SETTLE
Linked study record

Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Idiopathic Parkinson's Disease 0 0
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Condition code
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Parkinson's disease

Intervention/exposure
Study type
Interventional
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
Treatment: Drugs - Safinimide 50-100 mg/day
Treatment: Drugs - Matching Placebo

Experimental: 1 - 1 active (50 - 100 mg/day)

Placebo Comparator: 2 -


Treatment: Drugs: Safinimide 50-100 mg/day
Safinamide, (S)-(+)-2-[4-(3-fluorobenzyloxy) benzylamino] propanamide methanesulfonate, is an a-aminoamide derivative

Treatment: Drugs: Matching Placebo
Matching Placebo

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Treatment: Drugs
Comparator / control treatment
Control group

Outcomes
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Evaluate the change from baseline to W24 in daily "on" time ("on" time without dyskinesia plus "on" time with minor dyskinesia)
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24 weeks
Secondary outcome [1] 0 0
Evaluate the changes from baseline to W24 in Activities of Daily Living, cognition, dyskinesias, change in global clinical status, motor symptoms, motor fluctuations, change in levopoda dose and Health Related Quality of life
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24 weeks

Eligibility
Key inclusion criteria
Male and female between the ages of 30 to 80 years with diagnosis of idiopathic Parkinson's
Disease of more than 5 years duration, with a Hoehn and Yahr stage of I-IV during an "off"
phase.

Be levodopa-responsive and have been receiving treatment with a stable dose of levodopa for
at least 4 weeks.

Have motor fluctuations, with >1.5 hours "off" time during the day. Be able to maintain an
accurate and complete diary (18-hour)
Minimum age
30 Years
Maximum age
80 Years
Gender
Both males and females
Can healthy volunteers participate?
No
Key exclusion criteria
Patients with medical conditions and/or taking concomitant medications that would have put
them at risk, interfered with the study evaluations, or made them unable to complete the
requirements of the study;.

Be in a late stage of Parkinson's Disease, and experiencing severe, disabling peak-dose or
biphasic dyskinesia and/or unpredictable or widely swinging fluctuations in their symptoms.

Current diagnosis of substance abuse or history of alcohol or drug abuse in the past 3
months.

Have received treatment with safinamide previously. History of, or current depression
psychosis (e.g. schizophrenia or psychotic depression) Evidence of dementia or cognitive
dysfunction. History of allergic response to anticonvulsants, levodopa, or other
anti-Parkinsonian agents.

Hypersensitivity or contraindications to MAO-B inhibitors. Ophthalmologic history including
any of the following conditions: albino subjects, family history of hereditary retinal
disease, progressive and/or severe diminution of visual acuity (i.e., 20/70), retinitis
pigmentosa, retinal pigmentation due to any cause, any active retinopathy or ocular
inflammation (uveitis), or diabetic retinopathy.

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Treatment
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Randomised controlled trial
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Masking / blinding
Blinded (masking used)
Who is / are masked / blinded?
The people receiving the treatment/s


The people analysing the results/data
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Parallel
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Phase
Phase 3
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Statistical methods / analysis

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Completed
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Concord Repatriation General Hospital - Concord
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Central Coast Neuroscience Research - East Gosford
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- Concord
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- East Gosford
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Funding & Sponsors
Primary sponsor type
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Name
Newron Pharmaceuticals SPA
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Ethics approval
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Summary
Brief summary
Parkinson's Disease is a major neurodegenerative disorder in which there is a progressive
loss of dopamine-containing neurons. The understanding that PD is a syndrome of dopamine (DA)
deficiency led to the introduction in the clinical practice of L-dopa, a precursor of DA that
crosses the blood brain barrier, and also to the use of selective inhibitors of MAO-B, the
major DA metabolising enzyme in man.

Safinamide is an inhibitor of MAO-B. This is a phase III trial to evaluate the efficacy and
safety of safinamide (50 and 100 mg p.o. q.a.m.) compared to placebo as add-on therapy to a
stable dose to levodopa in subjects with advance idiopathic Parkinson's Disease.

The principal efficacy measure is the increase in mean daily "on" time during the 18-hr diary
recording period.
Trial website
https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00627640
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Contacts
Principal investigator
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Algirdas Kakarieka, MD
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Merck Serono S.A., Geneva
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