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A Comparison of Duloxetine Hydrochloride, Marketed Comparator, and Placebo in the Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00122850
First Posted: July 22, 2005
Last Update Posted: November 6, 2007
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Collaborator:
Boehringer Ingelheim
Information provided by:
Eli Lilly and Company
  Purpose
This study will examine duloxetine compared with placebo and an active comparator in the treatment of generalized anxiety disorder.

Condition Intervention Phase
Anxiety Disorders Drug: Duloxetine Drug: venlafaxine Drug: placebo Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Comparison of Duloxetine Hydrochloride, Venlafaxine Extended Release, and Placebo in the Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder.

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Further study details as provided by Eli Lilly and Company:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess whether duloxetine hydrochloride 60 to 120 mg once daily is superior to placebo in the treatment of GAD during a 10-week, double-blind acute therapy phase, defined as statistically greater reduction in anxiety symptoms as measured by the HAMA.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Self-reported anxiety symptomatology;Quality of Life;Clinical Global Improvement;HAMA factor scores

Estimated Enrollment: 480
Study Start Date: October 2004
Study Completion Date: November 2005
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male and female outpatients at least 18 years of age, presenting with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) based on the disease diagnostic criteria. Must suffer from GAD and not from an adjustment disorder or anxiety disorder not otherwise specified. The symptoms of GAD should not be situational in nature.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any current and primary DSM-IV Axis I diagnosis other than GAD, including:

    • Patients diagnosed with major depressive disorder within the past 6 months; or
    • Patients diagnosed with panic disorder, or post-traumatic stress disorder within the past year; or
    • Patients diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder, bipolar affective disorder, psychosis, factitious disorder, or somatoform disorders during their lifetimes.
  • The presence of an Axis II disorder or history of antisocial behavior, which, in the judgement of the investigator, would interfere with compliance with the study protocol.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00122850


Locations
United States, Alabama
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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
United States, California
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La Mesa, California, United States
United States, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado, United States
United States, District of Columbia
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
United States, Florida
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Coral Springs, Florida, United States
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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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Maitland, Florida, United States
United States, Illinois
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Libertyville, Illinois, United States
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Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, United States
United States, Kentucky
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Florence, Kentucky, United States
United States, Maryland
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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
United States, Massachusetts
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Belmont, Massachusetts, United States
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Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
United States, New Jersey
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Clementon, New Jersey, United States
United States, New York
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New York, New York, United States
United States, Oklahoma
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
United States, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
United States, Virginia
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Richmond, Virginia, United States
United States, Washington
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Seattle, Washington, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
Eli Lilly and Company
Boehringer Ingelheim
Investigators
Study Director: Call 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559) or 1-317-615-4559 Mon-Fri 9 AM - 5 PM Eastern time (UTC/GMT- 5 hours, EST) Eli Lilly and Company
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00122850     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 7107
F1J-MC-HMDU
First Submitted: July 20, 2005
First Posted: July 22, 2005
Last Update Posted: November 6, 2007
Last Verified: November 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Disease
Anxiety Disorders
Pathologic Processes
Mental Disorders
Duloxetine Hydrochloride
Venlafaxine Hydrochloride
Serotonin and Noradrenaline Reuptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Analgesics
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Antidepressive Agents
Psychotropic Drugs
Dopamine Agents
Antidepressive Agents, Second-Generation