Last updated on January 2020

A Trial of Two Fixed Doses of ZX008 (Fenfluramine HCl) as an Adjunctive Therapy in Children and Young Adults With Dravet Syndrome


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

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

  • Conditions: Myoclonic Epilepsy
  • Age: Between 2 - 18 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Key Inclusion Criteria

  • Male or non-pregnant, non-lactating female, age 2 to 18 years, inclusive as of the day of the Screening Visit.
  • Clinical diagnosis of Dravet syndrome, where convulsive seizures are not completely controlled by current antiepileptic drugs.
  • Must have a minimum # of convulsive seizures per 4-week period for past 12 weeks prior to screening.
  • All medications or interventions for epilepsy (including KD and VNS) must be stable for at least 4 weeks prior to screening and are expected to remain stable throughout the study.
  • Parent/caregiver is willing and able to be compliant with diary completion, visit schedule and study drug accountability.

Key Exclusion Criteria

  • Pulmonary arterial hypertension.
  • Current or past history of cardiovascular or cerebrovascular disease, such as cardiac valvulopathy, myocardial infarction or stroke.
  • Current or past history of glaucoma.
  • Moderate or severe hepatic impairment
  • Receiving concomitant therapy with: centrally-acting anorectic agents; monoamine-oxidase inhibitors; medications that act via serotonin including serotonin reuptake inhibitors; atomoxetine, or other centrally-acting noradrenergic agonist; cyproheptadine, and/or CYP 2D6/3A4/2B6 inhibitors/substrates.
  • Currently taking carbamazepine, oxcarbamazepine, eslicarbazepine, phenobarbital, or phenytoin, or has taken any of these within the past 30 days.
  • Subject is unwilling to refrain from large or daily servings of grapefruits and/or Seville oranges, and their juices beginning with the Baseline Period and throughout the study.
  • A clinically significant condition, or has had clinically relevant symptoms or a clinically significant illness in the 4 weeks prior to the Screening Visit, other than epilepsy, that would negatively impact study participation, collection of study data, or pose a risk to the subject.
  • Currently receiving an investigational product.

Recruitment Status: Open


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