Behavior Enhances Drug Reduction of Incontinence (BE-DRI)

This study has been completed.
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
New England Research Institutes
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00090584
First received: August 27, 2004
Last updated: May 8, 2013
Last verified: May 2013
Results First Received: August 27, 2012  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Open Label;   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Urinary Incontinence (UI)
Interventions: Drug: Tolterodine
Behavioral: Behavioral training

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Recruitment Details
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Between July, 2004 and January, 2006 4,043 women were screened for eligibility and 561 provided written consent. After further screening, 134 were found to be ineligible, 119 withdrew consent and 1 was excluded erroneously. The remaining 307 were randomized to one of the treatment arms.

Pre-Assignment Details
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Of the 134 found to be ineligible after consent, for 77 their urinary incontinence (UI) was not urge predominant, 19 had fewer than 7 episodes of incontinence per week and the other 38 were excluded for a variety of reasons.

Reporting Groups
  Description
Combination Therapy Women randomly assigned to this condition receive 10 weeks of anti-cholinergic medication and behavioral training.
Drug Therapy Alone Women assigned to this arm received 10 weeks of anti-cholinergic medication, only.

Participant Flow for 2 periods

Period 1:   Baseline to 10 Weeks
    Combination Therapy     Drug Therapy Alone  
STARTED     154     153  
COMPLETED     139     141  
NOT COMPLETED     15     12  
Lost to Follow-up                 15                 12  

Period 2:   Baseline to 8 Months
    Combination Therapy     Drug Therapy Alone  
STARTED     154     153  
COMPLETED     110     112  
NOT COMPLETED     44     41  
Lost to Follow-up                 44                 41  



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Combination Therapy Women randomly assigned to this condition receive 10 weeks of anti-cholinergic medication and behavioral training.
Drug Therapy Alone Women assigned to this arm received 10 weeks of anti-cholinergic medication, only.
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
    Combination Therapy     Drug Therapy Alone     Total  
Number of Participants  
[units: participants]
  154     153     307  
Age  
[units: participants]
     
<=18 years     0     0     0  
Between 18 and 65 years     112     106     218  
>=65 years     42     47     89  
Age  
[units: years]
Mean ± Standard Deviation
  55.8  ± 14.2     58.0  ± 13.5     56.9  ± 13.9  
Gender  
[units: participants]
     
Female     154     153     307  
Male     0     0     0  
Region of Enrollment  
[units: participants]
     
United States     154     153     307  



  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Proportion of Women Who Meet Definition of Success   [ Time Frame: 8 months ]

2.  Secondary:   Change in Incontinence Episodes   [ Time Frame: Baseline and 10 weeks ]

3.  Secondary:   Change in Voids Per Day   [ Time Frame: baseline and 10 weeks ]

4.  Secondary:   Symptom Distress   [ Time Frame: baseline, 10 weeks and 8 months ]

5.  Secondary:   Symptom Bother   [ Time Frame: baseline, 10 weeks and 8 months ]

6.  Secondary:   Satisfaction   [ Time Frame: 10 weeks ]

7.  Secondary:   Satisfaction   [ Time Frame: 8 months ]

8.  Secondary:   Symptom Improvement   [ Time Frame: 10 weeks ]

9.  Secondary:   Symptom Improvement   [ Time Frame: 8 months ]


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Limitations of the study, such as early termination leading to small numbers of participants analyzed and technical problems with measurement leading to unreliable or uninterpretable data
Ony 68% of participants completed assigned treatment.


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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There is NOT an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Anne Stoddard, ScD
Organization: New England Research Institutes
phone: 617-972-3331
e-mail: astoddard@neriscience.com


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Responsible Party: New England Research Institutes
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00090584     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BE-DRI (completed)
Study First Received: August 27, 2004
Results First Received: August 27, 2012
Last Updated: May 8, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government