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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2007-004897-26
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:Lu-11829A
    National Competent Authority:UK - MHRA
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2008-03-28
    Trial results View results
    Index
    A. PROTOCOL INFORMATION
    B. SPONSOR INFORMATION
    C. APPLICANT IDENTIFICATION
    D. IMP IDENTIFICATION
    D.8 INFORMATION ON PLACEBO
    E. GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE TRIAL
    F. POPULATION OF TRIAL SUBJECTS
    G. INVESTIGATOR NETWORKS TO BE INVOLVED IN THE TRIAL
    N. REVIEW BY THE COMPETENT AUTHORITY OR ETHICS COMMITTEE IN THE COUNTRY CONCERNED
    P. END OF TRIAL
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    A. Protocol Information
    A.1Member State ConcernedUK - MHRA
    A.2EudraCT number2007-004897-26
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Memantine for the Long Term Management of Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Alzheimer's disease - MAIN-AD
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    MAIN-AD
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberLu-11829A
    A.5.1ISRCTN (International Standard Randomised Controlled Trial) Number68407918
    A.7Trial is part of a Paediatric Investigation Plan Information not present in EudraCT
    A.8EMA Decision number of Paediatric Investigation Plan
    B. Sponsor Information
    B.Sponsor: 1
    B.1.1Name of SponsorKing's College London
    B.1.3.4CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.3.1 and B.3.2Status of the sponsorNon-Commercial
    B.4 Source(s) of Monetary or Material Support for the clinical trial:
    B.4.1Name of organisation providing support
    B.4.2Country
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisation
    B.5.2Functional name of contact point
    B.Sponsor: 2
    B.1.1Name of SponsorNorth Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
    B.1.3.4CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.3.1 and B.3.2Status of the sponsorNon-Commercial
    B.4 Source(s) of Monetary or Material Support for the clinical trial:
    B.4.1Name of organisation providing support
    B.4.2Country
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisation
    B.5.2Functional name of contact point
    D. IMP Identification
    D.IMP: 1
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleTest
    D.2 Status of the IMP to be used in the clinical trial
    D.2.1IMP to be used in the trial has a marketing authorisation Yes
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name Ebixa
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderLundbeck
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationEuropean Union
    D.2.5The IMP has been designated in this indication as an orphan drug in the Community No
    D.2.5.1Orphan drug designation number
    D.3 Description of the IMP
    D.3.1Product nameMemantine
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Tablet
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPOral use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNMEMANTINE HYDROCHLORIDE
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number5 to 20
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin Yes
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) No
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.1Somatic cell therapy medicinal product No
    D.3.11.3.2Gene therapy medical product No
    D.3.11.3.3Tissue Engineered Product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.5Radiopharmaceutical medicinal product No
    D.3.11.6Immunological medicinal product (such as vaccine, allergen, immune serum) No
    D.3.11.7Plasma derived medicinal product No
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product No
    D.3.11.9Recombinant medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.10Medicinal product containing genetically modified organisms No
    D.3.11.11Herbal medicinal product No
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product No
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product Yes
    D.3.11.13.1Other medicinal product typeManufactured chemical medicinal product
    D.IMP: 2
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleComparator
    D.2 Status of the IMP to be used in the clinical trial
    D.2.1IMP to be used in the trial has a marketing authorisation Yes
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name Risperdal
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderJanssen-Cilag
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationPortugal
    D.2.5The IMP has been designated in this indication as an orphan drug in the Community No
    D.2.5.1Orphan drug designation number
    D.3 Description of the IMP
    D.3.1Product nameRisperidone
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Capsule*
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPOral use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNRISPERIDONE
    D.3.9.1CAS number 106266062
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number0.5 to 1
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin Yes
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) No
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.1Somatic cell therapy medicinal product No
    D.3.11.3.2Gene therapy medical product No
    D.3.11.3.3Tissue Engineered Product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.5Radiopharmaceutical medicinal product No
    D.3.11.6Immunological medicinal product (such as vaccine, allergen, immune serum) No
    D.3.11.7Plasma derived medicinal product No
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product No
    D.3.11.9Recombinant medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.10Medicinal product containing genetically modified organisms No
    D.3.11.11Herbal medicinal product No
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product No
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product Yes
    D.3.11.13.1Other medicinal product typeManufactured chemical medicinal product
    D.IMP: 3
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleComparator
    D.2 Status of the IMP to be used in the clinical trial
    D.2.1IMP to be used in the trial has a marketing authorisation Yes
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name Zyprexa
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderLilly
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationEuropean Union
    D.2.5The IMP has been designated in this indication as an orphan drug in the Community No
    D.2.5.1Orphan drug designation number
    D.3 Description of the IMP
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Capsule*
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPOral use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNOLANZAPINE
    D.3.9.1CAS number 132539061
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number5 to 10
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin Yes
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) No
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.1Somatic cell therapy medicinal product No
    D.3.11.3.2Gene therapy medical product No
    D.3.11.3.3Tissue Engineered Product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.5Radiopharmaceutical medicinal product No
    D.3.11.6Immunological medicinal product (such as vaccine, allergen, immune serum) No
    D.3.11.7Plasma derived medicinal product No
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product No
    D.3.11.9Recombinant medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.10Medicinal product containing genetically modified organisms No
    D.3.11.11Herbal medicinal product No
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product No
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product Yes
    D.3.11.13.1Other medicinal product typeManufactured chemical medicinal product
    D.IMP: 4
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleComparator
    D.2 Status of the IMP to be used in the clinical trial
    D.2.1IMP to be used in the trial has a marketing authorisation Yes
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name Seroquel
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderAstra Zeneca
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationPortugal
    D.2.5The IMP has been designated in this indication as an orphan drug in the Community No
    D.2.5.1Orphan drug designation number
    D.3 Description of the IMP
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Capsule*
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPOral use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNQUETIAPINE
    D.3.9.1CAS number 111974697
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number50 to 100
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin Yes
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) No
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.1Somatic cell therapy medicinal product No
    D.3.11.3.2Gene therapy medical product No
    D.3.11.3.3Tissue Engineered Product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.5Radiopharmaceutical medicinal product No
    D.3.11.6Immunological medicinal product (such as vaccine, allergen, immune serum) No
    D.3.11.7Plasma derived medicinal product No
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product No
    D.3.11.9Recombinant medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.10Medicinal product containing genetically modified organisms No
    D.3.11.11Herbal medicinal product No
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product No
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product Yes
    D.3.11.13.1Other medicinal product typeManufactured chemical medicinal product
    D.IMP: 5
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleComparator
    D.2 Status of the IMP to be used in the clinical trial
    D.2.1IMP to be used in the trial has a marketing authorisation Yes
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name Haloperidol (proprietary)
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationPortugal
    D.2.5The IMP has been designated in this indication as an orphan drug in the Community No
    D.2.5.1Orphan drug designation number
    D.3 Description of the IMP
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Capsule*
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPOral use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNHALOPERIDOL
    D.3.9.1CAS number 52868
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.3Concentration number0.5 to 1
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin Yes
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) No
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.1Somatic cell therapy medicinal product No
    D.3.11.3.2Gene therapy medical product No
    D.3.11.3.3Tissue Engineered Product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.5Radiopharmaceutical medicinal product No
    D.3.11.6Immunological medicinal product (such as vaccine, allergen, immune serum) No
    D.3.11.7Plasma derived medicinal product No
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product No
    D.3.11.9Recombinant medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.10Medicinal product containing genetically modified organisms No
    D.3.11.11Herbal medicinal product No
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product Yes
    D.3.11.13.1Other medicinal product typeManufactured chemical medicinal product
    D.8 Information on Placebo
    D.8 Placebo: 1
    D.8.1Is a Placebo used in this Trial?Yes
    D.8.3Pharmaceutical form of the placeboTablet
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboOral use
    D.8 Placebo: 2
    D.8.1Is a Placebo used in this Trial?Yes
    D.8.3Pharmaceutical form of the placeboCapsule*
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboOral use
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    Alzheimer's disease
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 9.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10001896
    E.1.2Term Alzheimer's disease
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    The primary objective of this trial is to evaluate the efficacy of 24 weeks treatment with memantine in comparison to neuroleptics in patients with Alzheimer's disease for the maintainenance of self care.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    (1) to evaluate the efficacy of memantine versus neuroleptic treatment


    • in preventing emergence/increase of aggression.

    • in cognitive outcome.

    • in preventing emergence/increase of non-aggressive agitation.

    • in preventing emergence/increase of other neuropsychiatric symptoms.


    (2) to evaluate the safety and tolerability of 24 weeks treatment with memantine in comparison to neuroleptics
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study Yes
    E.2.3.1Full title, date and version of each sub-study and their related objectives
    Background of Genetics and Behavioural Symptoms in Alzheimer’s Disease (22 Sep 2010 - protocol version 7)

    This genetic sub study is optional for each study site.

    Principle Aims:
    • To determine if the differences between individuals in the efficacy and safety of antipsychotic use is associated with key genetic polymorphisms.
    • To extend the existing findings that have associated the prevalence and severity of behavioural symptoms in the context of Alzheimer's disease with polymorphic regions in key genes.

    Secondary Aims:
    • Preliminary investigation of treatment response in memantine treated individuals.

    Genetic Sub Study Objectives

    • To establish to what extent each polymorphism is associated with both treatment response to antipsychotic drugs and the prevalence of key behavioural symptoms in dementia.
    • Systematically address current issues in the methodology of existing studies.

    Genetic Sub Study Inclusion/Exclusion Criteria

    Inclusion Criteria

    • Currently participating, or have participated in, the MAIN-AD trial.
    • Written informed consent for participation in the sub study obtained.

    Exclusion Criteria

    • ‘Defaulters’ from MAIN-AD trial (as defined in section 3.3.5.2 of the protocol, NB: ‘withdrawn participants’ will still be eligible to take part).

    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    • Living: in a nursing or social care facilities.
    • Fulfil the NINCDS/ADRDA criteria for possible or probable Alzheimer's disease (AD).
    • Taking at least 0.5mg daily of haloperidol, 0.5mg daily of risperidone, 5mg daily of olanzapine or 25mg daily of quetiapine or another neuroleptic which in the opinion of the responsible clinician could be safely converted to one of these neuroleptics, for a minimum of 3 months prior to entry into the study.
    • If taking a cholinesterase inhibitor, prescribed for at least 6 months before the date of assessment, with a stable dose for at least 3 months.
    • Not taking anticonvulsants other than carbamazepine or sodium valproate. The use of either of these 2 agents is permissible if the dose has been stable for at least 4 weeks.
    • If taking any other psychotropic drugs (eg antidepressants, benzodiazepines, chlormethiazole), the dose has been stable for at least 4 weeks prior to randomization.
    • Not receiving treatment with memantine or have taken memantine in the past 6 weeks, and responsible clinician not considering treatment with memantine.
    • MMSE score ≥3 and ≤15.

    • Not taking any medications that are contra-indicated or not recommended in combination with memantine, as defined in the British National Formulary, including ketamine, dextromethorphan, amantidine.
    • Written informed consent provided by the participant’s next of kin or a legal representative.

    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    • Clinician responsible for care, or study clinician considers that the patient suffers from any physical condition (including marked extra-pyramidal disorder), which would make participation in the trial distressing or likely to increase suffering.
    • Patients with a systolic blood pressure whilst sitting greater than 180 mm/Hg or less than 90 mm/Hg, or a diastolic blood pressure whilst sitting greater than 100 mm/Hg or less than 50 mm/Hg at the screening visits or baseline.
    • Patients with a recent history (within 3 months of screening) or currently untreated B12 or folate deficiency.
    • Patients with a recent history (within 3 months) or untreated clinically significant hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism (patients with thyroid disease may be included provided they are euthyroid and stable).
    • Severe aggression (≥8) on item 3 of the NPI subscale, with aggression as the predominant symptom.
    • Patients with psychotic DSM IV TR Axis 1 disorder other than in the context of Alzheimer’s disease, including schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder and bipolar disorder.
    • Participants known to have sensitivity to memantine, amantadine, rimantidine or lactose
    • A current diagnosis of primary neurodegenerative disorders other than Alzheimer’s disease such as, Huntington’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, etc.
    • Uncontrolled epilepsy.

    • Current evidence of delirium.

    • Moderate severe renal impairment, as measured by or equivalent to an estimated creatinine clearance of < 50 mL/min/1.73m2.

    • Severe hepatic impairment

    • Unable to swallow tablets or capsules.

    • Low probability of treatment compliance.

    • Currently taking memantine.

    • Previous evidence of lack of efficacy or tolerability to memantine.

    Taking any of the following substances:

    • an investigational drug during the 4 weeks prior to randomization.
    • a drug known to cause major organ system toxicity during the 4 weeks prior to randomization.
    • started any new psychotropic during the 4 weeks prior to randomization. Participants who have been on a stable dose of psychotropic during the 4 weeks prior to randomization are still eligible.
    • memantine during the 6 weeks prior to randomization.
    • other N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) antagonists: amantadine, ketamine, and dextromethorphan.
    • barbiturates and primidone.
    • baclofen and dantrolen.
    • dextrmethorphan.
    • antimuscarinics.
    • anticonvulsants other than sodium valproate or carbamazepine. These 2 agents are permissible if doses have been stable for at least 4 weeks.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    The primary outcome is activities of daily living (Bristol ADL score). The primary analysis will utilize analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) with adjustment for baseline value of the Bristol ADL score. The primary statistical analysis will assess the performance of memantine compared to continued neuroleptic treatment for change from baseline on the primary outcomes at the 24 week assessment point by modified intention to treat, using a mixed model with imputation of uncompleted assessments.
    E.6 and E.7 Scope of the trial
    E.6Scope of the trial
    E.6.1Diagnosis No
    E.6.2Prophylaxis Yes
    E.6.3Therapy Yes
    E.6.4Safety Yes
    E.6.5Efficacy Yes
    E.6.6Pharmacokinetic No
    E.6.7Pharmacodynamic No
    E.6.8Bioequivalence No
    E.6.9Dose response No
    E.6.10Pharmacogenetic Yes
    E.6.11Pharmacogenomic No
    E.6.12Pharmacoeconomic No
    E.6.13Others No
    E.7Trial type and phase
    E.7.1Human pharmacology (Phase I) No
    E.7.1.1First administration to humans No
    E.7.1.2Bioequivalence study No
    E.7.1.3Other No
    E.7.1.3.1Other trial type description
    E.7.2Therapeutic exploratory (Phase II) No
    E.7.3Therapeutic confirmatory (Phase III) No
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) Yes
    E.8 Design of the trial
    E.8.1Controlled Yes
    E.8.1.1Randomised Yes
    E.8.1.2Open No
    E.8.1.3Single blind No
    E.8.1.4Double blind Yes
    E.8.1.5Parallel group Yes
    E.8.1.6Cross over No
    E.8.1.7Other No
    E.8.2 Comparator of controlled trial
    E.8.2.1Other medicinal product(s) Yes
    E.8.2.2Placebo No
    E.8.2.3Other No
    E.8.3 The trial involves single site in the Member State concerned No
    E.8.4 The trial involves multiple sites in the Member State concerned Yes
    E.8.4.1Number of sites anticipated in Member State concerned22
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States No
    E.8.6 Trial involving sites outside the EEA
    E.8.6.1Trial being conducted both within and outside the EEA No
    E.8.6.2Trial being conducted completely outside of the EEA Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.7Trial has a data monitoring committee Yes
    E.8.8 Definition of the end of the trial and justification where it is not the last visit of the last subject undergoing the trial
    last patient last visit
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years3
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months0
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days0
    F. Population of Trial Subjects
    F.1 Age Range
    F.1.1Trial has subjects under 18 No
    F.1.1.1In Utero Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.2Preterm newborn infants (up to gestational age < 37 weeks) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.3Newborns (0-27 days) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.4Infants and toddlers (28 days-23 months) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.5Children (2-11years) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) Yes
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.2 Gender
    F.2.1Female Yes
    F.2.2Male Yes
    F.3 Group of trial subjects
    F.3.1Healthy volunteers No
    F.3.2Patients Yes
    F.3.3Specific vulnerable populations Yes
    F.3.3.1Women of childbearing potential not using contraception No
    F.3.3.2Women of child-bearing potential using contraception No
    F.3.3.3Pregnant women No
    F.3.3.4Nursing women No
    F.3.3.5Emergency situation No
    F.3.3.6Subjects incapable of giving consent personally Yes
    F.3.3.6.1Details of subjects incapable of giving consent
    People with Alzheimer's disease who may lack capacity to give fully informed consent.
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state300
    F.5 Plans for treatment or care after the subject has ended the participation in the trial (if it is different from the expected normal treatment of that condition)
    Memantine is licensed for the treatment of people with Alzheimer's disease. Therefore if any of the participants show a good response to treatment, this will be communicated to their responsible consultant with a view to assessing whether continuing the treatment is clinically indicated and this is at the discretion of the treating PCT.
    G. Investigator Networks to be involved in the Trial
    N. Review by the Competent Authority or Ethics Committee in the country concerned
    N.Competent Authority Decision Authorised
    N.Date of Competent Authority Decision2008-05-23
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2008-03-27
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2012-03-31
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