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Treatment Effects of Escitalopram (Lexapro®) on Generalized Anxiety Disorder in Patients With HIV and AIDS

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Forest Laboratories
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Duke University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00887679
First received: April 23, 2009
Last updated: October 23, 2014
Last verified: March 2014
Results First Received: November 19, 2012  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study;   Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment;   Masking: Open Label;   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Conditions: Anxiety Disorders
HIV Infections
Intervention: Drug: Escitalopram

  Participant Flow
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Recruitment Details
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Anxiety disorders in HIV-infected patients from the general population

Pre-Assignment Details
Significant events and approaches for the overall study following participant enrollment, but prior to group assignment
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Escitalopram Treatment effects of Escitalopram in Generalized Anxiety Disorder in patients with HIV/AIDS.

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Escitalopram  
STARTED     30  
COMPLETED     20 [1]
NOT COMPLETED     10  
Withdrawal by Subject                 1  
Lost to Follow-up                 4  
Physician Decision                 5  
[1] 20 subjects completed the study.



  Baseline Characteristics
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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Escitalopram Treatment effects of Escitalopram in Generalized Anxiety Disorder in patients with HIV/AIDS.

Baseline Measures
    Escitalopram  
Number of Participants  
[units: participants]
  30  
Age  
[units: participants]
 
<=18 years     0  
Between 18 and 65 years     30  
>=65 years     0  
Age  
[units: years]
Mean ± Standard Deviation
  43.6  ± 8.12  
Gender  
[units: participants]
 
Female     10  
Male     20  
Region of Enrollment  
[units: participants]
 
United States     30  



  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Change From Randomization to End of Treatment in Scores on the Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (HAM-A)   [ Time Frame: baseline and 7 weeks ]

2.  Primary:   Changes From Randomization to End of Treatment in Scores on the Beck Depression Inventory   [ Time Frame: baseline and 7 weeks ]
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Measure Type Primary
Measure Title Changes From Randomization to End of Treatment in Scores on the Beck Depression Inventory
Measure Description

Scoring

The BDI consist of twenty-one questions about how the subject has been feeling in the last week. Each question has a set of at least four possible answer choices, ranging in intensity as follows:

(0) I do not feel sad.

  1. I feel sad.
  2. I am sad all the time and I can't snap out of it.
  3. I am so sad or unhappy that I can't stand it.

A value of 0 to 3 is assigned for each answer and the total score is compared to a key to determine the depression's severity. The standard cut-offs are as follows:[6] 0–9: indicates minimal depression 10–18: indicates mild depression 19–29: indicates moderate depression 30–63: indicates severe depression.

Higher total scores indicate more severe depressive symptoms.

Time Frame baseline and 7 weeks  
Safety Issue No  

Population Description
Explanation of how the number of participants for analysis was determined. Includes whether analysis was per protocol, intention to treat, or another method. Also provides relevant details such as imputation technique, as appropriate.
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Escitalopram Treatment effects of Escitalopram in Generalized Anxiety Disorder in patients with HIV/AIDS.

Measured Values
    Escitalopram  
Number of Participants Analyzed  
[units: participants]
  20  
Changes From Randomization to End of Treatment in Scores on the Beck Depression Inventory  
[units: units on a scale]
Mean ± Standard Deviation
  27.8  ± 7.89  

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3.  Secondary:   Change From Randomization to End of Treatment in Scores for the Clinical Global Impression(CGI-S and CGI-I)   [ Time Frame: baseline and 7 weeks ]

4.  Secondary:   Change From Randomization to End of Treatment for Trail Making Tet (TMT)   [ Time Frame: baseline to 7 weeks ]

5.  Secondary:   Changes From Randomization to End of Treatment in Scores on the Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE)   [ Time Frame: baseline and 7 weeks ]

6.  Secondary:   Changes From Randomization to End of Treatment in Scores on the Sheehan Disability Scores (SDS)   [ Time Frame: baseline and 7 weeks ]


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  Limitations and Caveats
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