Treatment of Lambert-Eaton Syndrome With 3,4 Diaminopyridine

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David Lacomis, MD

Status

Conditions

Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

Treatments

Drug: 3,4 diaminopyridine

Study type

Expanded Access

Funder types

Other
Industry

Identifiers

NCT00994916
IRB0410047

Details and patient eligibility

About

The purpose of the study is to provide expanded access (compassionate use) of 3,4 diaminopyridine to patients with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS).

Full description

Up to 15 patients over the age of 18 years with a diagnosis of LEMS are eligible to enroll if they are medically stable. They may receive 3,4 diaminopyridine in addition to other treatments and standard of care investigations for LEMS under supervision of the primary investigator. Safety laboratory studies and EKGs will be obtained. The study has been approved by the University of Pittsburgh IRB. There is a local Data-Safety Monitoring Board. The investigator has a hold on enrolling new subjects.

Sex

All

Ages

18+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Diagnosis of LEMS
  • Over 18 years old
  • Medically stable
  • If female and premenopausal, have a negative urine pregnancy test prior to starting the 3,4 DAP, and, if premenopausal, be willing to practice an effective form of birth control such as "double-barrier contraception" during the study

Exclusion criteria

  • Known sensitivity to 3,4 DAP
  • History of past or current seizures
  • History of severe asthma
  • Believed by the investigator to be unable to comply with the protocol
  • Unable to provide informed consent

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