Condition category
Nervous System Diseases
Date applied
30/09/2005
Date assigned
30/09/2005
Last edited
14/03/2014
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr RDC Elwes

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department of Neurophysiology
Ruskin Wing
King's College Hospital
Denmark Hill
London
SE5 9RS
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0116149198

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

1. To assess the potential of levetiracetam monotherapy in chronic epilepsy.
2. To compare the effects of withdrawal of concomitant antiepileptic drug seizure frequency and severity, drug toxicity and quality of life with a randomised control group remaining on Levetiracetam

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Nervous System Diseases: Epilepsy

Intervention

Delayed withdrawal vs slow withdrawal

Intervention type

Drug

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

levetiracetam

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/04/2004

Overall trial end date

01/12/2006

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/04/2004

Recruitment end date

01/12/2006

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Department of Neurophysiology
London
SE5 9RS
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Kings College Hospital NHS Trust R&D Consortium (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Funder name

NHS R&D support funding

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes