Biomechanical Effects of Duloxetine on Bladder and Sphincter Muscle Function in Women in Pure Genuine Stress Incontinence

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 19, 2005
Last Update Posted : January 26, 2007
Boehringer Ingelheim
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Eli Lilly and Company

Brief Summary:
Double-blind placebo-controlled study of the biomechanical effects of duloxetine compared with placebo in the treatment of women with pure genuine stress incontinence

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Urinary Stress Incontinence Drug: duloxetine Drug: Placebo Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 50 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Biomechanical Effects of Duloxetine on Bladder Function and Sphincter Resistance During the Emptying Phase and on Urethral Function During the Filling Phase of the Micturition Cycle in Women With Pure Genuine Stress Incontinence
Study Start Date : October 2001
Study Completion Date : April 2006

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Compare the effects of duloxetine with placebo in women with urodynamically proved genuine stress incontinence(GSI)on vesical Valsalva leak point pressure

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Compare the effects of duloxetine with that of placebo on measures of bladder emptying phase function derived from
  2. non-instrumented and instrumented uroflowmetry studies
  3. Percent change in Incontinent Episode Frequency (IEF) from baseline to endpoint
  4. Subject-perceived improvement in their GSI as measured by the Patient Global Impressions-Improvement (PGI-I) questionnaire at endpoint
  5. Compare duloxetine responders with duloxetine non-responders with respect to:
  6. Baseline measures of urethral function
  7. Outcome measures of urethral function
  8. Outcome measures of emptying function
  9. Vital signs, laboratory values and the occurrence of treatment-emergent adverse events
  10. In the open-label extension:
  11. Determine the effects of duloxetine six to seven months after initiation on measures of urethral function
  12. Collect long-term data on the maintenance of effect of duloxetine in the treatment of GSI as measured by IEF, PGI-I, vital signs, laboratory values and the occurrence of treatment-emergent adverse events.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Female
  • Between 18 and 75 years of age
  • Diagnosis of GSI
  • Have discrete episodes of incontinence

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Positive urine culture at visit 1
  • Use of MAOI
  • Have had continence or urethral surgery
  • Use of anti-incontinence device, vaginal pessaries or medications for the treatment of urinary incontinence
  • Began pelvic floor muscle exercises within 6 months prior to study entry.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00190567

United States, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, 46202
Sponsors and Collaborators
Eli Lilly and Company
Boehringer Ingelheim
Study Director: Call 1-877-CTLILLY(1-877-285-4559) or 1-317-615-4559 Mon -Fri 9 AM to 5 PM Eastern Time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST) Eli Lilly and Company Identifier: NCT00190567     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2595
First Posted: September 19, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 26, 2007
Last Verified: January 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Urinary Incontinence, Stress
Urinary Incontinence
Urination Disorders
Urologic Diseases
Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Urological Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Duloxetine Hydrochloride
Serotonin and Noradrenaline Reuptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Antidepressive Agents
Psychotropic Drugs
Dopamine Agents