Safety, Efficacy and Tolerability of Vilazodone in Patients With Generalized Anxiety Disorder (VLZ-MD-06)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Forest Laboratories
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01766401
First received: January 9, 2013
Last updated: May 1, 2014
Last verified: May 2014
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of vilazodone relative to placebo in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).


Condition Intervention Phase
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Drug: Placebo
Drug: Vilazadone
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Flexible-Dose Study of Vilazadone in Patients With Generalized Anxiety Disorder

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Further study details as provided by Forest Laboratories:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Hamilton Rating Scale for Anxiety (HAM-A) total score [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Sheehan Disability Scale (SDS) total score [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 402
Study Start Date: January 2013
Study Completion Date: April 2014
Primary Completion Date: January 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Matching placebo tablets, oral administration
Drug: Placebo
Other Name: Dose-matched placebo tablets, oral administration, once per day
Experimental: Vilazadone
Vilazadone tablets, oral administration
Drug: Vilazadone
Viibryd
Other Name: Vilazadone once per day, 20 mg dose, oral administration or Vilazadone once per day, 40 mg dose, oral administration.

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male and female, 18 - 70 Years of age
  • Currently meet the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR) criteria for Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
  • Minimum score of 20 on the Hamilton Rating Scale for Anxiety (HAM-A)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Women who are pregnant, women who will be breastfeeding during the study, and women of childbearing potential who are not practicing a reliable method of birth control
  • Patients with a history of meeting DSM-IV-TR criteria for:

    • any manic, hypomanic or mixed episode, including bipolar disorder and substance-induced manic, hypomanic, or mixed episode;
    • any depressive episode with psychotic or catatonic features;
    • panic disorder with or without agoraphobia;
    • obsessive-compulsive disorder;
    • Schizophrenia, schizoaffective, or other psychotic disorder;
    • bulimia or anorexia nervosa;
    • presence of borderline personality disorder or antisocial personality disorder;
    • mental retardation, dementia, amnesia, or other cognitive disorders
  • Patients who are considered a suicide risk
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Sponsors and Collaborators
Forest Laboratories
Investigators
Study Director: Giovanna Forero, MA Forest Laboratories
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Forest Laboratories
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01766401     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: VLZ-MD-06
Study First Received: January 9, 2013
Last Updated: May 1, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Forest Laboratories:
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
GAD

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anxiety Disorders
Disease
Mental Disorders
Pathologic Processes

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 16, 2014