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Comparison of Efficacy and Safety of Rimonabant 20mg/Day Versus Placebo in Smoking Cessation (STRATUS-META)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00464256
First Posted: April 23, 2007
Last Update Posted: December 10, 2010
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Information provided by:
Sanofi
  Purpose

The primary objective is to assess the efficacy a 20mg/day fixed dose of rimonabant versus placebo on abstinence from tobacco use in cigarette smoker.

The secondary objective is to evaluate the effects of rimonabant on craving and weight and on the clinical and biological safety and tolerability of rimonabant in a population of cigarette tobacco smokers during a 10-week treatment period.


Condition Intervention Phase
Smoking Cessation Drug: rimonabant Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Comparison of the Efficacy and Safety of a 20 mg/Day Oral Dose of Rimonabant Versus Placebo as an Aid to Smoking Cessation - a US, Randomized, Double-blind, 2 Arm, Placebo-controlled, Parallel-group, Fixed Dose, 12-week Study

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Further study details as provided by Sanofi:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Prolonged abstinence from smoking during the last 4 weeks of treatment reported by the subject and confirmed by exhaled carbon monoxide (CO) and cotinine measurements

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Efficacy: mean change of the total score of Questionnaire on Smoking Urges (QSU) brief scale, categorical change in body weight in subjects with Body Mass Index lower than 30 kg/m² at baseline who achieve prolonged abstinence
  • Safety data

Enrollment: 533
Study Start Date: April 2004
Study Completion Date: November 2004
Primary Completion Date: November 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Smokers smoking at least 10 cigarettes/day as a mean within the 2 months preceding the screening visit
  • Motivated to quit with a score greater than or equal to 6 on the ten-point Motivation Scale

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Non tobacco cigarettes consumption
  • Chronic use of marijuana
  • Pregnancy, breastfeeding
  • Any clinically significant disease that might interfere with the efficacy or safety evaluation of the study drug
  • Concomitant use of drugs as an aid to smoking cessation or that might induce weight change
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00464256


Locations
United States, New Jersey
Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States, 08807
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sanofi
Investigators
Study Director: Clinical Sciences & Operations Sanofi
  More Information

Responsible Party: Trial Transparency Team, sanofi-aventis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00464256     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EFC5794
SR141716
First Submitted: April 20, 2007
First Posted: April 23, 2007
Last Update Posted: December 10, 2010
Last Verified: December 2010

Keywords provided by Sanofi:
abstinence

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Rimonabant
Cannabinoid Receptor Antagonists
Cannabinoid Receptor Modulators
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Hormones
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs