Treatment of Patients With Anxiety Disorder

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier:
First received: October 1, 2007
Last updated: May 19, 2008
Last verified: May 2008

The purpose of the study is to examine the safety and efficacy of MK0777 during treatment for Generalized Anxiety Disorder.

Condition Intervention Phase
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Drug: MK0777
Drug: Comparator: placebo (unspecified)
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-Blind, Mulit-Center, Placebo-Controlled, Flexible-Dose Replicate Study of MK0777 Gel Extrusion Module (GEM) 3 mg B.I.D. to 8 mg B.I.D. in the Treatment of Outpatients With Generalized Anxiety Disorder

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Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Enrollment: 270
Study Start Date: October 2002
Study Completion Date: February 2003
Primary Completion Date: February 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Drug: MK0777
    Duration of Treatment: 4 weeks
    Other Name: MK0777
    Drug: Comparator: placebo (unspecified)
    Duration of Treatment: 4 weeks

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male and Female patients ages 18 to 70

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Women who are breastfeeding or pregnant
  • Positive result at prestudy on urine drug screen for illicit drugs
  • History of alcohol or drug abuse
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00539578

Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Executive Vice President, Clinical and Quantitative Sciences, Merck & Co., Inc. Identifier: NCT00539578     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2007_622, MK0777-022
Study First Received: October 1, 2007
Last Updated: May 19, 2008
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anxiety Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on April 17, 2014