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A Long-Term Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy Study of Darifenacin in Adult Patients With Overactive Bladder

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First received: September 9, 2005
Last updated: January 15, 2008
Last verified: January 2008
This study will evaluate the safety, tolerability and efficacy of darifenacin, in the long-term treatment of adult patients with overactive bladder.

Condition Intervention Phase
Overactive Bladder Syndrome
Drug: Darifenacin
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Long-Term Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy Study of Darifenacin in Adult Patients With Overactive Bladder

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Long term safety and tolerability. Safety assessments consisted of monitoring and recording all adverse events (AEs), serious adverse events (SAEs), hematology, blood chemistry, and urinalysis, vital signs, physical condition and body weight.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Long term efficacy on the symptoms of overactive bladder
  • King's Health questionnaire and EQ-D(at month 3, 6, 12, 24), Patient satisfaction questionnaire, patient valuation questionnaire,bowel questionnaire (at month 6, 12 and 24) and patients' willingness to reuse(at month 12, 24),

Enrollment: 718
Study Start Date: April 2002
Study Completion Date: January 2005
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Drug: Darifenacin
Darifenacin 7,5 mg tablets, Darifenacin 15 mg tablets administered once daily
Other Name: Enablex


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult patients with overactive bladder who completed a previous darifenacin short-term trial.
  • Patients capable of independent toileting and able of independently completing the patient diary.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients in whom the use of anticholinergic drugs was contraindicated
  • Evidence of severe liver disease
  • Patients with other clinically significant urinary or gynecological conditions

Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00170755

United States, New Jersey
East Hanover, New Jersey, United States, 07936-108
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Chair: Novartis East Hanover NJ
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: External Affairs, Novartis Identifier: NCT00170755     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CDAR328A2301 
Study First Received: September 9, 2005
Last Updated: January 15, 2008
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Overactive Bladder, incontinence, antimuscarinic, darifenacin, long-term treatment

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Urinary Bladder, Overactive
Urinary Bladder Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Urological Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Muscarinic Antagonists
Cholinergic Antagonists
Cholinergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs
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