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JRCT ID: jRCT2061210051

Registered date:22/11/2021

A Clinical Pharmacology Trial of Brexpiprazole Long Acting Injectable (LAI) Administered as a Single Dose in Patients With Schizophrenia

Basic Information

Recruitment status Suspended
Health condition(s) or Problem(s) studiedSchizophrenia
Date of first enrollment22/11/2021
Target sample size60
Countries of recruitment
Study typeInterventional
Intervention(s)A single intramuscular administration of four different dose of brexpiprazole LAI


Primary OutcomePlasma concentrations of brexpiprazole
Secondary Outcome

Key inclusion & exclusion criteria

Age minimum>= 18age old
Age maximum<= 64age old
Include criteria1) Japanese patients who are between 18 and 64 years of age, inclusive, at the time of informed consent 2) Patients with a diagnosis of schizophrenia as defined by the DSM-5 criteria 3) Patients who are able to remain at the trial site for the protocol-defined hospitalization period 4) Patients with a body mass index [BMI = body weight (kg) / height (m)2] of no less than 18.5 kg/m2 and less than 35.0 kg/m2 at screening 5) Patients who are able to provide written informed consent (if the patient is a minor or is hospitalized for medical protection, his or her legally acceptable representative must also give informed consent) prior to commencement of any trial procedure and are judged by the investigator or subinvestigator to be able to meet all protocol-defined requirements
Exclude criteria1) Patients with a diagnosis of a concurrent mental disorder besides schizophrenia (eg, schizoaffective disorder, major depressive disorder, bipolar I disorder, bipolar II disorder, general anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, dementia or mild neurocognitive disorder, and personality disorder) as defined by the DSM-5 criteria. However, this exclusion does not apply to caffeine- or tobacco-related disorders. 2) Patients who fail to meet the mandatory washout periods for the prohibited concomitant drugs and foods before commencement of IMP administration, or patients who are anticipated to take any of the drugs or foods during the trial period 3) Patients who have received electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) within 60 days prior to the administration of IMP 4) Patients with clinically significant nervous, hepatic, renal, metabolic, blood, immune, cardiovascular, respiratory, or digestive system disorders However, such patients may be enrolled if the condition is mild or well controlled and is considered to not affect safety or PK evaluations. 5) Patients who have met the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for substance-related or addictive disorder, including alcohol and benzodiazepines but excluding caffeine and tobacco, within 180 days prior to the administration of IMP 6) Patients with a positive drug test at screening (according to the results from the central laboratory). However, such patients may be enrolled if their condition is not diagnosed as a substance-related or addictive disorder, according to the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria.

Related Information


Public contact
Name Center Drug Information
Address 2-16-4, Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan Tokyo Japan 108-8242
Telephone +81-3-6361-7314
Affiliation Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., LTD.
Scientific contact
Name Takehisa Matsumaru
Address 3-2-27, Otedori, Chuo-ku, Osaka, Japan Osaka Japan 540-0021
Telephone +81-6-6943-7722
Affiliation Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., LTD.