Study Evaluating Venlafaxine ER in Patients With Panic Disorder

This study has been completed.
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Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00044772
First received: September 4, 2002
Last updated: August 13, 2009
Last verified: August 2009
  Purpose

The primary objective is to determine the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of venlafaxine extended release (ER) capsules in the treatment of outpatients with panic disorder (PD) in comparison to those of placebo.


Condition Intervention Phase
Panic Disorder
Drug: Venlafaxine ER
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Parallel-group Comparison of Venlafaxine Extended-release Capsules and Paroxetine in Outpatients With Panic Disorder

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Further study details as provided by Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer:

Enrollment: 653
Study Start Date: November 2001
Study Completion Date: April 2003
Primary Completion Date: April 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Meet DSM-IV criteria for PD (with or without agoraphobia) for at least 3 months before study day 1
  • Have sufficient symptoms to require anxiolytic drug therapy
  • Have a score ≥4 on the Clinical Global Impressions Scale (CGI) severity of illness item at screening and baseline

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Known hypersensitivity to venlafaxine (IR or ER), related compounds, or paroxetine
  • History or presence of any clinically important hepatic, renal, or other medical disease that might compromise the study or be detrimental to the patient (eg, clinically important cardiac arrhythmia, unstable diabetes, carcinoma [except basal cell epithelioma], uncontrolled hypertension)
  • Clinically important abnormality on screening physical examination, vital signs, electrocardiogram (ECG), laboratory tests or urine drug screen
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00044772

Sponsors and Collaborators
Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
Investigators
Study Director: Medical Monitor, MD Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00044772     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0600B5-399
Study First Received: September 4, 2002
Last Updated: August 13, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer:
Panic
Disorder

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Panic Disorder
Anxiety Disorders
Mental Disorders
Venlafaxine
Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Serotonin Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antidepressive Agents, Second-Generation
Antidepressive Agents
Psychotropic Drugs
Central Nervous System Agents
Therapeutic Uses

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