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Language-based Learning Skills and ADHD: Impact of Treatment With Sustained-release Guanfacine

This study is currently Recruiting

July 2011 By Neurology Group of Bergen County, P.A.

First Recieved on June 15, 2010

Last Updated on July 19, 2011

Sponsor: Neurology Group of Bergen County, P.A.
Collaborators: Shire Pharmaceutical Development
Information provided by: Neurology Group of Bergen County, P.A.
Identifier: NCT01146002

Purpose

This study is investigating the effect of sustained-release guanfacine (Intuniv) on language-based learning skills in children age 6-12 who are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:6 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:Accepts Healthy Volunteers
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria: Diagnosis of ADHD-inattentive or combined type. Exclusion Criteria: - Intelligence (IQ) below 85 as determined by formal testing. - Identified or suspected genetic syndromes. - Autism or other pervasive developmental disorders. - Psychiatric disorders other than ADHD and oppositional defiant disorder. - Heart, liver or renal disease. - Cancer. - Epilepsy or non-febrile seizure history. - Cardiac arrhythmia, bradycardia, or syncope. - Any other condition considered to be potentially exacerbated or endangered by treatment with an alpha-2 agonist drug.

Investigators

Locations

  • Neurology Group of Bergen County

    Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450 United States

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