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A Comparison of a New Drug to Treat Overactive Bladder vs. Placebo

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Watson Pharmaceuticals Identifier:
First received: July 10, 2006
Last updated: April 13, 2010
Last verified: April 2010
A new drug for overactive bladder is compared to placebo to determine if it is safe and effective. The study lasts approximately 12 weeks.

Condition Intervention Phase
Overactive Bladder Drug: Oxybutynin topical gel Other: Placebo topical gel Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Multi-Center, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of the Efficacy and Safety of Daily Dosing With Oxybutynin Topical Gel to Treat the Symptoms of Overactive Bladder With a 14-Week Open-Label Safety Extension

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Further study details as provided by Watson Pharmaceuticals:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Baseline Average Number of Daily Incontinence Episodes [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
    Average number of daily incontinence episodes at baseline

  • Change From Baseline in Average Daily Number of Incontinence Episodes [ Time Frame: Baseline to Week 12 ]
    Change from Baseline to Week 12 in average daily number of incontinence episodes

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Baseline Average Daily Urinary Frequency [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
    Number of daily urinary voids

  • Change From Baseline in Average Daily Urinary Frequency [ Time Frame: Baseline to 12 weeks ]
    Change from baseline in average daily urinary frequency

  • Baseline Average Urine Void Volume [ Time Frame: Baseline ]
    Baseline average urine void volume

  • Change From Baseline in Average Urine Void Volume [ Time Frame: Change from Baseline to Week 12 ]
    Change from baseline to Week 12 in average urine void volume

Enrollment: 789
Study Start Date: June 2006
Study Completion Date: May 2007
Primary Completion Date: May 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Oxybutynin topical gel
Oxybutynin topical gel
Drug: Oxybutynin topical gel
1 application daily to skin for 12 weeks
Other Name: Oxybutynin
Placebo Comparator: Placebo topical gel
placebo topical gel
Other: Placebo topical gel
1 application daily to skin for 12 weeks
Other Name: Placebo


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Females and males, 18 years of older with overactive bladder symptoms

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Treatable conditions that may cause urinary incontinence
  • Medical conditions in which it would be unsafe to use an anti-cholinergic agent.
  • The use of concomitant drugs that would confound the efficacy evaluation.
  • The use of concomitant drugs that would be unsafe with an anti-cholinergic agent.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00350636

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Watson Pharmaceuticals
Study Director: Kim Caramelli, MS Watson Pharmaceuticals
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Gary Hoel PhD, Executive Director, Watson Identifier: NCT00350636     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: OG05009
Study First Received: July 10, 2006
Results First Received: April 13, 2010
Last Updated: April 13, 2010

Keywords provided by Watson Pharmaceuticals:
OAB, anticholineric, oxybutynin, urge urinary incontinence

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Urinary Bladder, Overactive
Urinary Bladder Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
Urological Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Mandelic Acids
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Muscarinic Antagonists
Cholinergic Antagonists
Cholinergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Urological Agents
Anti-Infective Agents, Urinary
Anti-Infective Agents
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