Last updated on May 2018

Fycompa Titration Intervals and Effects on Retention Rate

Brief description of study

This study will aim to improve retention and tolerability by slowing the initial titration rate of perampanel from a standard up-titration rate of 2 week intervals to a slower up-titration rate consisting of 3 week intervals. Subjects will be randomized to either perampanel, standard titration interval rate (Group A) or perampanel, slower titration interval rate (Group B).

Detailed Study Description

A total of 60 subjects with a confirmed diagnosis of either partial onset or primary generalized epilepsy will be recruited into the trial. 30 subjects will initiate perampanel at a dose of 2 mg/day and titrate upwards every 2 weeks to a target dose of 6 mg/day. Subjects in this group will be designated Group A. The remaining 30 subjects will also begin perampanel at a dose of 2 mg/day but will titrate upwards every 3 weeks to a target dose of 6 mg/day and will be designated Group B.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT03457129

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