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Duloxetine Versus Placebo in the Treatment of FMS

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 5, 2005
Last Update Posted : August 23, 2007
Boehringer Ingelheim
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Eli Lilly and Company

Brief Summary:
To test the hypothesis that the efficacy and safety of duloxetine has beneficial effects of the reduction of pain severity as measured by the average pain item of the BPI and the PGI-I in patients with fibromyalgia syndrome.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Fibromyalgia Drug: Duloxetine Drug: Placebo Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 320 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Duloxetine 60/120mg Versus Placebo in the Treatment of Fibromyalgia Syndrome
Study Start Date : September 2005
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2007

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MedlinePlus related topics: Fibromyalgia

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. assess efficacy of duloxetine (QD) vs placebo on pain in patients, w/ or w/o MDD during a 6-month therapy phase
  2. evaluate change in pain measured by Brief Pain Inventory score
  3. evaluate endpoint of patient-reported improvement on the Patient's Global Impression of Improvement scale

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. change from baseline to endpoint on Sheehan Disability Scale total score
  2. assess efficacy of duloxetine vs placebo in first 3-months of therapy measured by change in BPI average score and PGI-I endpoint
  3. evaluate between group differences (duloxetine and placebo) in the first 3-months measured by change in baseline to endpoint in SDS total score
  4. evaluate efficacy of duloxetine versus placebo during 6-month therapy as measured by:
  5. FIQ
  6. CGI-Severity
  7. Tender-point pain thresholds
  8. MFI
  9. Percent of patients with 50% improvement in BPI avg. pain score
  10. BPI Severity
  11. evaluate duloxetine 60/120mg (QD) versus placebo during 6-month therapy as measured by the following health outcome measures:
  12. SF-36
  13. EQ-5D

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • meet criteria from primary FMS as defined by the ACR: widespread aching pain in all four quadrants of the body and axial skeleton and greater than or equal to 11 of 18 tender points under digital palpation examination
  • measure average pain item of the BPI at Visits 1 and 2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • have pain symptoms related to traumatic injury, structural rheumatic disease, or regional rheumatic disease that will interfere with interpretation of outcome measures
  • have regional pain syndrome, multiple surgeries or failed back syndrome
  • have confirmed current or previous diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory arthritis, or infectious arthritis, or an autoimmune disease (i.e. systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • have current primary Axis I diagnosis other than major depressive disorder (MDD), including a current diagnosis of dysthymia

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00233025

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Eli Lilly and Company
Boehringer Ingelheim
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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

Additional Information:
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Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00233025     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 9072
First Posted: October 5, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 23, 2007
Last Verified: August 2007
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Neuromuscular Diseases
Serotonin and Noradrenaline Reuptake Inhibitors
Myofascial Pain Syndromes
Muscular Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Duloxetine Hydrochloride
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