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Atlanta, Georgia 30308


The objectives of this trial are to assess the safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetics of multiple inhaled doses of Staccato Loxapine.

Study summary:

The purpose of the present Phase 1 study in schizophrenic patients is to assess the safety and pharmacokinetics of multiple doses of Staccato Loxapine given within a 24 hour time period. The study will be conducted in schizophrenic patients who are on chronic, stable antipsychotic medication. Patients meeting entry criteria will be randomized to one of three dose sequences of Staccato Loxapine or to Staccato Placebo. Following administration of medications, safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetic assessments will be conducted at serial time points.


Inclusion Criteria include: 1. Male and female subjects between the ages of 18 to 65 years, inclusive. 2. Subjects who are on stable, oral, chronic (>2 mos) antipsychotic medication regimen and who are able to tolerate the rapid oral dose taper and substitution regimen. Exclusion Criteria include: 1. Subjects who are currently treated with injectable depot neuroleptics within one dose interval must be excluded. 2. Subjects who have received loxapine or amoxapine within the last 30 days must be excluded. 3. Subjects with a history of allergy or intolerance to dibenzoxazepines (loxapine and amoxapine) must be excluded. 4. Subjects with a history of movement disorders including Parkinson's disease or a history of neuroleptic malignant syndrome must be excluded. 5. Subjects who have a history within the past year of drug or alcohol dependence or abuse as defined by DSM-4 must be excluded.



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Robert Riesenberg, MD
Atlanta Center for Medical Research

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Location Contact:

Atlanta, Georgia 30308
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 09, 2019

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