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Vardenafil Treatment Of Erectile Dysfunction In Depressive And Non-Depressive Men

This study has been completed.
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First received: May 7, 2007
Last updated: October 10, 2013
Last verified: October 2013

The primary aim of this open, uncontrolled, prospective, non-interventional post-marketing surveillance study is to obtain data on safety and efficacy of Levitra in routine treatment of erectile dysfunction. The secondary aim of this study is to assess the influence of the treatment with Levitra on self-esteem (depressive symptomology) in men with ED.

Condition Intervention
Erectile Dysfunction
Drug: Levitra (Vardenafil, BAY38-9456)

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Non-Interventional, Post-Marketing Surveillance Phase IV Study to Obtain Data on Safety and Efficacy of Levitra® in Routine Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction in Depressive and Non-Depressive Men.

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Further study details as provided by Bayer:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Efficacy, safety, tolerance of the treatment with Vardenafil reported by the physician [ Time Frame: At the patients control visit (approx. 3 months from the initial) ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Influence of vardenafil on depressive symptoms and self-esteem measured with CES-D and Rosenberg scale [ Time Frame: At the patients control visit (approx. 3 months from the initial) ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 3000
Study Start Date: January 2007
Study Completion Date: February 2008
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Group 1 Drug: Levitra (Vardenafil, BAY38-9456)
Primary care erectile dysfunction patients for whom physician decided to start the treatment with vardenafil


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Primary care erectile dysfunction patients for whom physician decided to start the treatment with vardenafil


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age over 18
  • Erectile dysfunction untreated or ineffectively treated with other than vardenafil PDE5 inhibitors

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Treatment with nitrates
  • Allergy to vardenafil or other tablets ingredients
  • Treatment with CYP3A4 inhibitors (e.g. indinavir, ritonavir, ketoconazole, itraconazole, erythromycin)
  • Cardiovascular status excluding any sexual activity
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00470873

Many locations, Poland
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Bayer Study Director Bayer
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Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: Bayer Identifier: NCT00470873     History of Changes
Obsolete Identifiers: NCT00459394
Other Study ID Numbers: 12842, LV0610PL, VALOR
Study First Received: May 7, 2007
Last Updated: October 10, 2013
Health Authority: Poland: Office for Registration of Medicinal Products, Medical Devices and Biocidal Products

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Erectile Dysfunction
Genital Diseases, Male
Mental Disorders
Sexual Dysfunction, Physiological
Sexual Dysfunctions, Psychological
Sexual and Gender Disorders
Cardiovascular Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Phosphodiesterase 5 Inhibitors
Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors
Therapeutic Uses
Urological Agents
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