Study Evaluating Venlafaxine ER in Adults With Panic Disorder
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The primary objective of this study is to determine the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of a flexible dose of venlafaxine extended-release (ER) capsules administered for 10 weeks in the treatment of adult outpatients with panic disorder (PD) in a placebo-controlled phase III study.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
A male or female outpatient
Be at least 18 years of age and legal age of consent
Meet DSM-IV criteria for PD (with or without agoraphobia) for at least 3 months before study day 1
Treatment with venlafaxine (IR or ER) within 6 months of study day 1
Known hypersensitivity to venlafaxine (IR or ER) or related compounds
History or presence of any clinically important hepatic, renal, or other medical disease that might compromise the study or be detrimental to the patient (eg, clinically important cardiac arrhythmia, unstable diabetes, carcinoma [except basal cell epithelioma], uncontrolled hypertension)