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Efficacy and Safety of Duloxetine

This study has been completed.
Boehringer Ingelheim
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Eli Lilly and Company Identifier:
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: January 24, 2007
Last verified: January 2007
The purpose of this study is to monitor the long term safety and efficacy of duloxetine in the treatment of severe pure genuine stress incontinence.

Condition Intervention Phase
Urinary Stress Incontinence Drug: Duloxetine Drug: Placebo Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Efficacy and Safety of Duloxetine Compared With Placebo in Subjects Electing Surgery for Severe Pure Genuine Stress Incontinence

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Further study details as provided by Eli Lilly and Company:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Assess the efficacy of duloxetine versus placebo for in women who have decided to proceed toward surgery for severe pure genuine stress incontinence

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in the disease-specific quality of life instrument (Incontinence Quality of Life) scores from baseline to endpoint.
  • Compare the efficacy of duloxetine with that of placebo measured by: Patient Global Impression Improvement questionnaire, Symptoms Frequency & Bothersomeness Questionnaire, and percent change in weekly pad usage
  • Assess the efficacy of duloxetine measured by percent change in incontinence episode frequency and incontinence pad usage, and Patient Global Impression Improvement scores
  • Assess subject satisfaction with duloxetine compared with placebo as measured by Patient Satisfaction Questionnaire -2 (PSQ-2) and Patient Satisfaction Questionnaire - 4 (PSQ-4)
  • Compare the safety of duloxetine with that of placebo in the treatment of genuine stress incontinence based on vital signs, laboratory values, electrocardiogram findings, and the occurrence of treatment-emergent adverse events

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: May 2001
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2006

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Female out patients.
  • Have a diagnosis of pure genuine stress incontinence on urodynamic study performed within 6 months prior to study entry.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Use of monoamine oxidase inhibitors within 14 days prior to study entry or at any time during the study.
  • Suffer from severe constipation.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00190619

United Kingdom
For additional information regarding investigative sites for this trial, contact 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559, 1-317-615-4559) Monday - Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time (UTC/GMT - 5 hrs, EST) or speak with your personal physician.
London, United Kingdom
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 - 5 PM Eastern time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST) Eli Lilly and Company
  More Information Identifier: NCT00190619     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2624
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: January 24, 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
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