Navigation Links
Patients Treated with Risperidone Long-Acting Injection had a Significantly Longer Time to Relapse Compared to Quetiapine in International Clinical Study
Date:5/6/2008

Separate Study Showed Significantly Improved Functioning Within Three

Months

WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nearly half of patients with schizophrenia fail to remain on their medication treatment, which can result in a relapse of symptoms (1,2). Today, data from a new international study showed that patients treated with risperidone long-acting injection (RLAI) had a significantly longer time to relapse (3) compared to patients treated with an oral atypical medication, quetiapine.

The results were presented today for the first time at the American Psychiatric Association (APA) 161st Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

This 24-month, open-label, active-controlled, comparative international study, was the largest since the 1979 Hogarty study(4) to compare the relapse rates of a long-acting injectable antipsychotic and an oral medication. The objective of the trial was to compare longer-term maintenance therapy of patients with schizophrenia or other related disorders (schizoaffective disorder) treated with RLAI or quetiapine.

"This study provides compelling evidence that RLAI offers a significant benefit to people with schizophrenia in delaying the time to relapse," said Professor Wolfgang Gaebel from the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the Heinrich-Heine University in Dusseldorf, Germany and one of the study investigators.

This international study, which enrolled 710 patients (355 randomized to received RLAI [mean dose 32.75 mg] and 355 to receive quetiapine [mean dose 397 mg]), investigated whether treatment with RLAI compared with oral quetiapine, when tested in a routine care setting within general psychiatric services, had an effect on long-term efficacy maintenance as measured by time to relapse.(5)

Results demonstrated that the average relapse-free time was significantly longer in patients treated with RLAI (607 days) compared with quetiapine (533 days
'/>"/>

SOURCE Johnson & Johnson
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related medicine technology :

1. New Data Show High Frequency of Medical Claims for Gastrointestinal Events by Patients on Antiplatelet Therapy
2. Senetek PLC Announces Positive Results from Pyratine-6(TM) Clinical Trial in Patients with Acne Rosacea
3. Proteolix Initiates Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Carfilzomib in Patients With Relapsed Solid Tumors
4. Vicus Therapeutics Records Last Patient Visit of Phase 2, VT-122 Trial for the Treatment of Cachexia in Patients With Advanced Lung Cancer
5. Alexza Completes Enrollment in Phase 2a Clinical Trial With AZ-002 (Staccato(R) Alprazolam) in Panic Disorder Patients
6. Data Show Preoperative Assessment of Breast Cancer Patients Enables Early Diagnosis, Successful Treatment of Lymphedema
7. Knowledge Based Reconstruction Demonstrates Accuracy in Obtaining Ventricular Volume and Function in Tetralogy of Fallot Patients, According to VentriPoint Diagnostics
8. Gene Therapy Improves Vision in Patients with Congenital Retinal Disease
9. Interim Results from Boceprevir Phase II Study in Genotype 1 Treatment-Naive Hepatitis C Patients Presented At EASL
10. BARACLUDE(R) (Entecavir) Treatment Resulted In Greater Viral Load Suppression Compared to Adefovir at 96 Weeks In Antiviral-Naive Adult Chronic Hepatitis B E-Antigen Positive Patients
11. Study in JAMA Shows Patients Treated With Abbotts XIENCE(TM) V Drug Eluting Stent Experience Better Outcomes Than Patients Treated With Market-Leading Drug Eluting Stent
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/24/2014)... LONDON , December 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... expected to grow at an average rate of 8.1%. ... and volume. Hip, knee and spine surgeries are the ... emerging economies they have a lower penetration. Increased number ... use of composites. Non-metallic orthopedic devices have gained popularity ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 2014 LifeScienceIndustryResearch.com adds ... Syringe Industry of 178 pages providing 10 ... library. The 2014 Market Research ... a professional and deep research report on ... the report introduces Disposable Syringe basic information ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 2014 Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. (NYSE ... patented biopharmaceutical, modernized traditional Chinese medicine (mTCM), branded ... that the Company achieved the Public Notice (Gong ... certificate of TPI,s Qionglai Facility (QLF) from the ... notice period is a significant procedure of GMP ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Use of Composites in Orthopedic Industry to Reach $596 Million by 2020 2Use of Composites in Orthopedic Industry to Reach $596 Million by 2020 3World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 2World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 3World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 4World Disposable Syringe Market 2014 Report: China and Regional Analysis 5TPI QLF Achieved Public Notice Status of GMP Certification 2TPI QLF Achieved Public Notice Status of GMP Certification 3
... , July 15 Premier Inc., an ... other healthcare sites working together to achieve high quality, ... FDA-cleared Electronic Brachytherapy Systems, announced the execution of a ... contract for brachytherapy systems with Premier Purchasing Partners L.P., ...
... Draeger Safety Inc. announced today that L. ... emergency responder equipment in thirteen western states in ... , As a ... and service for all Draeger products sold to state and local municipal fire departments ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Xoft Announces Exclusive Contract With Premier for Electronic Brachytherapy 2Xoft Announces Exclusive Contract With Premier for Electronic Brachytherapy 3Draeger Announces Partnership With L. N. Curtis & sons to Distribute Emergency Responder Equipment 2
(Date:12/25/2014)... December 25, 2014 BambooFlooringChina.com sells many ... quality bamboo flooring. Today, the company announces big ... many styles and colors. , BambooFlooringChina.com is the world’s ... the promotion is valid until Jan. 20, 2015. , ... and woven with a natural thread. All the bamboo ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Recently, LunaDress.co.uk has updated its blog to provide professional shopping ... of the models at LunaDress.co.uk come with big discounts, up to ... veil can turn out to be a most exciting memory and ... always bring surprise to a wedding. On the updated fashion blog, ... veils for a big day . , Going out with friends ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... common during the holidays, but there are strategies that can ... arrive at a party hungry. It may seem logical to ... party, but deprivation leads to hunger, and hunger leads to ... Mount Kisco, N.Y., said in a hospital news release. ... to have a snack before attending a party when you ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 AngelWeddingDress.com tries its best to ... realm. Today, the business has introduced its new collection ... dress promotion. , The new prom outfits are guaranteed ... dress lover. They are specially designed for 2015. Anyone ... dresses should visit its website before Jan. 26, 2015, ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 Plugin creators from Pixel Film ... fully customizable business presentation tool made specifically for ... 5k business tool, users can now display their stats ... Pixel Film Studios. “ProFire 5k gives users a multiple ... professionalism to a presentation” , Pixel Film Studios takes ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Various Styles of Bamboo Mats in Many Colors from BambooFlooringChina.com 2Health News:LunaDress Provides Professional Tips On Shopping Wedding And Prom Dresses 2Health News:Angelweddingdress 2015 Prom Dresses Online Now 2Health News:Announcing a new ProFire 5k plugin from Pixel Film Studios for Final Cut Pro X Professionals 2
... Flexibility exercises belong in cardiovascular workout, experts say , FRIDAY, ... reach for your toes. If you can get your fingers ... a sign that your arteries are flexible, researchers say. ... as defined by how far you can reach while sitting ...
... BOSTON, Oct. 9 The International Medical Interpreters Association ... Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for medical interpreters, in all ... step to professionalize medical interpreters. "Being able to attend ... not only to keep up with the developments in ...
... Calif., Oct. 9 The outcome of the current ... Americans need to get healthier. From childhood obesity to ... the U.S. have been confronted with the consequences of ... from the healthcare crisis, it,s that over-emphasizing one part ...
... Calls for Reform that Eliminates Wasteful Government Procedures ... Harrison, CEO and Founder of The SCOOTER Store, is outraged ... Human Services (HHS) Inspector General,s report was recently cited during ... medical equipment to Medicare beneficiaries. , In a report that ...
... Octomom ... Kate Gosselin ... the recent embryo mix-up ... treatments and making national headlines. But, much to the ... that are actually preventable - something starting to make ... education outreach program, Manicures & Martinis, continues to sweep ...
... ... skin-friendly, flexible, and tacky adhesive. A way to make respirators universally fit faces, providing ... . Pricing and product details may be found on our website. , ... Baxter, MN (PRWEB) October 9, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Stretching Test May Reveal Arterial Stiffness 2Health News:IMIA Sets Continuing Education Standards for Medical Interpreters Worldwide 2Health News:IMIA Sets Continuing Education Standards for Medical Interpreters Worldwide 3Health News:The Holistic Health Show Offers Relief for Healthcare Crisis 2Health News:SCOOTER Store CEO Outraged: Flawed Data Used by Fox News Channel to Wrongly Chastise Medical Suppliers 2Health News:Certain Types of Infertility Are Preventable 2Health News:Certain Types of Infertility Are Preventable 3Health News:Breathe Safely, LLC: Making Respirators 270% More Effective 2
An indirect immunofluorescence (IFA) antibody test for the detection and semiquantitation of anti-glomerular basement membrane (GBM) antibodies in human serum. Slide Detail: 6-well Monkey Kidney Subs...
An enzyme linked immunoassay (ELISA) for the detection and semiquantitationof IgG and IgM antibodies to 2-GP1, as an aid in assessingthe risk of thrombosis in patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematos...
... NEW Research Grade Microscope Camera ... a superior imaging technology that delivers ... accuracy at an affordable price. ... high resolution 3.3 mega-pixel digital microscope ...
The ImagingPlanet 80 mm surgical microscope video adapter: superior optical quality and precise engineering make this 80 mm focal length adapter an excellent decision for use with your Zeiss surgical...
Medicine Products: