An Observational Study on Atypical Antipsychotics Long-term Treatment Patients With Schizophrenia

  • End date
    May 23, 2022
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    Shanghai Mental Health Center
Updated on 23 January 2021


This multi-centre study will evaluate the safety and related factors study of atypical antipsychotics long-term treatment in Chinese Patients with Schizophrenia. The atypical antipsychotics include quetiapine, olanzapine, risperidone, aripiprazole, ziprasidone, paliperidone , amisulpride , perospirone and clozapine. This is an open, cohort, multi-center observational clinical study. The main purpose is to evaluate the safety. And the second purpose is to evaluate the efficacy of atypical antipsychotics. The efficacy evaluations include symptoms, social function, recurrence rate and hospitalization. This study belongs to IV period post-marketing drugs research. Planned sample size is 3000 cases.

Visits occurs at 0,4,8,13,26,52,78,104,130 and 156 weeks. The main indexes include physical examination, vital signs, abdominal circumference , laboratory tests (blood cell analysis/ blood biochemical tests / prolactin (PRL) / thyroxine, etc.), adverse events, 12-lead electrocardiogram( ECG), extrapyramidal syndrome(EPS )assessment, sexual function evaluation, medication and other subjective feelings. The second indexes include scales of Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale(PANSS)Clinical Global Impression-severity of Illness Scale(CGI-S), Calgary Depression Scale for Schizophrenia(CDSS),Personal and Social Performance Scale(PSP), the MOS 36item Short Form Health Survey(SF-36), relapse rate, drug consolidation, medical-related expenses, income, drug plasma concentration and genetic information.

Condition Schizophrenia, Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorders, Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorders (Pediatric), schizophrenia disorders
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT02640911
SponsorShanghai Mental Health Center
Last Modified on23 January 2021


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Inclusion Criteria

Is your age greater than or equal to 18 yrs?
Gender: Male or Female
Do you have Schizophrenia?
Do you have any of these conditions: Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorders (Pediatric) or Schizophrenia and Schizoaffective Disorders or schizophrenia disorders or Schizophrenia?
An in-patient or out-patient (male or female) and aged 18 years
A diagnosis of schizophrenia,DSM-IV(Diagnostic and Statistical Manual Diploma in Social Medicine-IV)
Subjects must have the ability to effectively communicate with investigator,complete study related documents, comprehend the key components of the consent form and must provide written informed consent to participate in the study prior to any study specific assessments or procedures
Patients are taking or will take atypical antipsychotics which include quetiapine, olanzapine, risperidone, aripiprazole, ziprasidone, paliperidone , amisulpride , perospirone and clozapine

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Participation in other clinical studies
Other conditions which, in the investigator's judgment, render patients unsuitable for the clinical study
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