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A Clinical Study That Will Evaluate How Well SEP-363856 Works and How Safe it is in People With Schizophrenia That Switch to SEP-363856 From Their Current Antipsychotic Medication


About the study

A clinical study that will evalute how well SEP-363856 works and how safe it is in people with schizophrenia that switch to SEP-363856 from their current antipsychotic medication. This study will accept both male and female participants, ages of 18 years to 65 years, with schizophrenia. The study will take place in approxmiately 24 study sites in North America. Particpants should expect to be in the study for up to 12 weeks.

Who can take part

You may be eligible to participate in the study if you meet the following criteria:


Inclusion Criteria: This list is not all inclusive

  1. Male or female subject between 18 to 65 years of age.
  2. Subject meets DSM-5 criteria for a diagnosis of schizophrenia.
  3. Subject is judged to be clinically stable (ie, no evidence of an acute exacerbation of schizophrenia) by the Investigator for at least 8 weeks prior to Baseline.
  4. Subject must be judged by the Investigator to be an appropriate candidate for switching current antipsychotic medication due to safety or tolerability concerns and/or insufficient efficacy.
  5. Subject is taking an oral antipsychotic and the antipsychotic regimen has been stable for at least 6 weeks prior to Screening.


Exclusion Criteria:This list is not all inclusive

  1. Subject has a current DSM-5 diagnosis or presence of symptoms consistent with a major psychiatric disorder, other than schizophrenia, that is the primary focus of treatment.
  2. Subject is at significant risk of harming self or others based on investigator's judgment.
  3. Subject has any clinically significant unstable medical condition or any clinically significant chronic disease that in the opinion of the Investigator, would limit the subject's ability to complete and/or participate in the study.
  4. Female subject who is pregnant or lactating.
  5. Subject tests positive for drugs of abuse at Screening.
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How to Apply

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Study’s details



Age (in years)

18 - 65


Phase 3

Participants needed


Est. Completion Date

Jul 24, 2024

Treatment type



Sumitomo Pharma America, Inc. identifier


Study number


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