Last updated on June 2019

A Safety Efficacy and Tolerability Trial of Pregabalin as Add-On Treatment in Pediatric and Adult Subjects With Primary Generalized Tonic-Clonic (i.e. Grand Mal) Seizures.


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Seizure
  • Age: Between 5 - 65 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Seizures classified as Primary Generalized Tonic Clonic Seizures
  • Must have at least 1 PGTC seizure in the 8 weeks prior to screening
  • Must have a minimum of 3 PGTC seizures during the 8-week baseline phase and at least 1 PGTC in each 4-week period of the baseline phase
  • Currently receiving adequate and stable dosage of 1 to 3 anti-epileptic treatments (stable within 28 days of screening)
  • Signed informed consent and assent if a minor
  • Ability to comply with daily seizure and dosing diary requirements and all study procedures

Exclusion Criteria:

  • A current diagnosis of febrile seizures, or seizures related to an ongoing acute medical illness
  • Focal seizures (simple partial, complex partial, or partial becoming secondarily generalized)
  • Status Epilepticus within 1 year prior to screening
  • Lennox-Gastaut syndrome, infantile spasms, Benign Epilepsy with Centrotemporal Spikes (BECTS) and Dravet syndrome
  • Seizures related to drugs, alcohol, or acute medical illness
  • Any change in anti-epileptic treatment regimen (type of medication or dose; VNS alteration) within 28 days of the screening visit or during the baseline phase
  • Progressive or potentially progressive structural CNS lesion or a progressive encephalopathy.
  • Progressive inborn errors of metabolism.

Recruitment Status: Closed


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