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Staccato Alprazolam for Seizures

Phase 3
Waitlist Available
Research Sponsored by UCB Biopharma SRL
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Participants with an established diagnosis of focal or generalized epilepsy or combined focal and generalized epilepsy with a documented history of stereotypical episodes of prolonged seizures
Prior to the Screening Visit, participant completed a study using Staccato alprazolam (such as EP0162 (NCT05077904), ENGAGE-E-001 (NCT03478982), or UP0100 (NCT04857307))
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up from baseline up to the end of study visit (up to 48 months)
Awards & highlights

Study Summary

This trial will study the effects of taking Staccato alprazolam over a long period of time.

Who is the study for?
This trial is for people aged 12 and older with focal or generalized epilepsy who have had prolonged seizures. They must have a caregiver to monitor them, no recent severe respiratory issues, no drug abuse in the past year, not be allergic to alprazolam or similar drugs, and should not take certain medications like strong CYP3A4 inhibitors.Check my eligibility
What is being tested?
The study tests Staccato alprazolam's long-term safety and tolerability in patients with epilepsy experiencing prolonged seizures. Participants previously involved in specific Staccato alprazolam studies are eligible.See study design
What are the potential side effects?
While the side effects of Staccato alprazolam aren't detailed here, common ones may include drowsiness, coordination problems, fatigue, and potential respiratory issues given its relation to alprazolam.

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You may be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
I have been diagnosed with epilepsy and have a history of long-lasting seizures.
I have completed a study with Staccato alprazolam.
I am 12 years old or older.


Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~from baseline up to the end of study visit (up to 48 months)
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and from baseline up to the end of study visit (up to 48 months) for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Frequency of TEAEs leading to withdrawal from study
Frequency of serious TEAEs
Frequency of treatment-emergent adverse events (TEAEs)
Secondary outcome measures
Frequency of respiratory TEAEs
Treatment success after IMP administration with no recurrence after 2 hours for seizures during the first 12 months
Treatment success after investigational medicinal product (IMP) administration for seizures occurring within the first 12 months

Trial Design

1Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Group I: Staccato alprazolamExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Participants will receive Staccato alprazolam by inhalation.
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Staccato alprazolam
Completed Phase 1

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Who is running the clinical trial?

UCB Biopharma SRLLead Sponsor
101 Previous Clinical Trials
21,136 Total Patients Enrolled
15 Trials studying Epilepsy
2,470 Patients Enrolled for Epilepsy
UCB CaresStudy Director001 844 599 2273 (UCB)
205 Previous Clinical Trials
44,663 Total Patients Enrolled
50 Trials studying Epilepsy
11,854 Patients Enrolled for Epilepsy

Media Library

Staccato alprazolam (Benzodiazepine) Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT05076617 — Phase 3
Epilepsy Research Study Groups: Staccato alprazolam
Epilepsy Clinical Trial 2023: Staccato alprazolam Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT05076617 — Phase 3
Staccato alprazolam (Benzodiazepine) 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT05076617 — Phase 3

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

Has the FDA cleared Staccato alprazolam for use?

"There is robust clinical data attesting to the safety of Staccato alprazolam, as this medication has completed Phase 3 trials."

Answered by AI

Do different hospitals offer this research opportunity to patients?

"30 different sites are currently running this trial, these include Ep0165 50364 in Philadelphia, Ep0165 50299 in New Brunswick, and Ep0165 50298 in New Orleans."

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To the best of your knowledge, has there been a similar study like this one before?

"3 ongoing trials for Staccato alprazolam are taking place in 28 cities and 10 countries. The first one started in 2021 and completed Phase 3 in that same year. The sponsor of the trial, UCB Biopharma SRL, recruited 250 patients total. Since then, 57 more studies have been completed."

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What are the projected benefits of this research?

"The purpose of this study, which will occur over the course of 48 months, is to observe the frequency of serious adverse events. Additionally, the study hopes to see treatment success rates after IMP administration for seizures occurring in the first 6 months and for seizures during the first 12 months with no recurrence after 2 hours. Finally, the study will also take note of the frequency of respiratory adverse events."

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What other research has explored the effects of Staccato alprazolam?

"Currently, there are 3 ongoing studies involving Staccato alprazolam with 2 being in Phase 3. Although a large portion of the research is based in Lublin, New jersey, there are a total of 153 locations running trials."

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~147 spots leftby May 2026