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For full trial details, please see the original record at https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00056329




Registration number
NCT00056329
Ethics application status
Date submitted
10/03/2003
Date registered
12/03/2003
Date last updated
4/05/2012

Titles & IDs
Public title
Vitamin E in Aging Persons With Down Syndrome
Scientific title
Multicenter Vitamin E Trial in Aging Persons With Down Syndrome
Secondary ID [1] 0 0
R01AG016381
Secondary ID [2] 0 0
IA0039
Universal Trial Number (UTN)
Trial acronym
Linked study record

Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Down Syndrome 0 0
Alzheimer Disease 0 0
Condition category
Condition code
Other 0 0 0 0
Research that is not of generic health relevance and not applicable to specific health categories listed above
Neurological 0 0 0 0
Alzheimer's disease
Neurological 0 0 0 0
Dementias
Human Genetics and Inherited Disorders 0 0 0 0
Down's syndrome

Intervention/exposure
Study type
Interventional
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
Treatment: Drugs - Vitamin E
Treatment: Drugs - multivitamin
Treatment: Drugs - Placebo

Experimental: 1 - vitamin E plus multivitamin

Placebo Comparator: 2 - placebo with multivitamin


Treatment: Drugs: Vitamin E
1,000 international units twice daily for three years

Treatment: Drugs: multivitamin
once daily for three years

Treatment: Drugs: Placebo
Placebo twice daily for three years

Intervention code [1] 0 0
Treatment: Drugs
Comparator / control treatment
Control group

Outcomes
Primary outcome [1] 0 0
Brief Praxis Test, measuring cognitive functions expressed as performances of simple, short, sequences of voluntary movements
Timepoint [1] 0 0
Screening, Baseline, every 6 months for 36 months
Secondary outcome [1] 0 0
Fuld Object Memory Test (Modified), New Dot Test, Orientation Test, Vocabulary Test, Behavior & Function Down Syndrome Rating Scale, Clinical Global Impression of Change (CGI-C)
Timepoint [1] 0 0
Screening, Baseline, and every 6 months for 36 months

Eligibility
Key inclusion criteria
- Presence of clinically determined Down syndrome (karyotypes optional).

- Medically stable.

- Medications stable over 3 months.

- Appropriately signed and witnessed consent form.

- Involvement/cooperation of informant/caregiver.
Minimum age
50 Years
Maximum age
No limit
Gender
Both males and females
Can healthy volunteers participate?
No
Key exclusion criteria
- Medical/neurological condition (other than Alzheimer's disease) associated with
dementia.

- Brief Praxis Test score <20.

- Modified Hachinski score >4.

- Major depression within 3 months.

- History of any disorder of blood coagulation (inherited or acquired).

- Current use of anti-coagulants.

- Use of experimental medications within 3 months.

- Regular use of vitamin E greater than 50 units per day during the previous 6 months.

Study design
Purpose of the study
Treatment
Allocation to intervention
Randomised controlled trial
Procedure for enrolling a subject and allocating the treatment (allocation concealment procedures)
Methods used to generate the sequence in which subjects will be randomised (sequence generation)
Masking / blinding
Blinded (masking used)
Who is / are masked / blinded?
The people receiving the treatment/s
The people administering the treatment/s
The people assessing the outcomes
The people analysing the results/data
Intervention assignment
Parallel
Other design features
Phase
Phase 3
Type of endpoint(s)
Statistical methods / analysis

Recruitment
Recruitment status
Unknown status
Data analysis
Reason for early stopping/withdrawal
Other reasons
Date of first participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last data collection
Anticipated
Actual
Sample size
Target
Accrual to date
Final
Recruitment in Australia
Recruitment state(s)
NSW
Recruitment hospital [1] 0 0
Centre for Developmental Disabilities Studies - Ryde
Recruitment postcode(s) [1] 0 0
1680 - Ryde
Recruitment outside Australia
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United States of America
State/province [1] 0 0
Connecticut
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United States of America
State/province [2] 0 0
Florida
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United States of America
State/province [3] 0 0
Georgia
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United States of America
State/province [4] 0 0
Illinois
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United States of America
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Kentucky
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United States of America
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Massachusetts
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United States of America
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New Jersey
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United States of America
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New York
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United States of America
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Ohio
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Canada
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British Columbia
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Canada
State/province [11] 0 0
Ontario
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Canada
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Saskatchewan
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United Kingdom
State/province [13] 0 0
England
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United Kingdom
State/province [14] 0 0
Ireland

Funding & Sponsors
Primary sponsor type
Other
Name
New York State Institute for Basic Research
Address
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Other collaborator category [1] 0 0
Government body
Name [1] 0 0
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Address [1] 0 0
Country [1] 0 0
Other collaborator category [2] 0 0
Government body
Name [2] 0 0
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
Address [2] 0 0
Country [2] 0 0
Other collaborator category [3] 0 0
Government body
Name [3] 0 0
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
Address [3] 0 0
Country [3] 0 0

Ethics approval
Ethics application status

Summary
Brief summary
The goal of this study is to determine the safety and efficacy of the administration of
vitamin E, which has been shown to delay the progression of Alzheimer's disease, in slowing
the rate of cognitive/functional decline in older persons with Down syndrome.
Trial website
https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00056329
Trial related presentations / publications
Sano M, Ernesto C, Thomas RG, Klauber MR, Schafer K, Grundman M, Woodbury P, Growdon J, Cotman CW, Pfeiffer E, Schneider LS, Thal LJ. A controlled trial of selegiline, alpha-tocopherol, or both as treatment for Alzheimer's disease. The Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study. N Engl J Med. 1997 Apr 24;336(17):1216-22.
Aisen PS, Davis KL. The search for disease-modifying treatment for Alzheimer's disease. Neurology. 1997 May;48(5 Suppl 6):S35-41. Review.
Aylward EH, Burt DB, Thorpe LU, Lai F, Dalton A. Diagnosis of dementia in individuals with intellectual disability. J Intellect Disabil Res. 1997 Apr;41 ( Pt 2):152-64.
Dalton, AJ, Mehta, PD, Fedor, BL, Patti, PJ: Cognitive changes in memory precede those in praxis in aging persons with Down syndrome. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability 24(2):169-187,1999.
Public notes

Contacts
Principal investigator
Name 0 0
Arthur J Dalton, PhD
Address 0 0
New York State Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities
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Phone 0 0
Fax 0 0
Email 0 0
Contact person for public queries
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Contact person for scientific queries

Summary results
For IPD and results data, please see https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00056329