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An Eight-Week Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of SR58611A in Elderly Patients With Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GEMINI)

This study has been terminated.
(reprioritization of indications)
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Sanofi Identifier:
First received: September 25, 2007
Last updated: March 10, 2009
Last verified: March 2009

The primary objective of this study is to demonstrate the efficacy of SR58611A 350 mg twice a day compared to placebo in elderly patients with Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), as assessed by the 14-item Hamilton Anxiety rating Scale (HAM-A).

Secondary objectives are to evaluate the tolerability and safety of SR58611A in elderly patients with GAD, to evaluate the efficacy of SR58611A compared to placebo on disablility and quality of life in elderly patients with GAD and to evaluate the tolerability and safety of 24 weeks of additional treatment with SR58611A in elderly patients with GAD.

Condition Intervention Phase
Anxiety Disorders Drug: SR58611A Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Eight-Week, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Fixed Dose of SR58611A 350 mg Twice a Day in Elderly Patients With Generalized Anxiety Disorder With an Optional Twenty-Four Week Extension

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Further study details as provided by Sanofi:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline to visit 7 (Day 56) in the 14-item Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (HAM-A) total score

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical Global Impression (CGI) Severity of Illness Score
  • Adverse events

Enrollment: 55
Study Start Date: March 2007
Study Completion Date: August 2007
Primary Completion Date: August 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   60 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients diagnosed with Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) as defined by Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR) criteria and supported by the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview (MINI) plus Generalized Anxiety Disorder module

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Minimum total score of less than 22 on the 14-item HAM-A scale
  • Total score of 18 or higher on the Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS)
  • Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) score of 22 or less

The above information is not intended to contain all considerations relevant to a patient's potential participation in a clinical trial.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00535340

Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Vienna, Austria
Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Zagreb, Croatia
Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Helsinki, Finland
Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Bucuresti, Romania
Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Bratislava, Slovakia
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: ICD CSD Sanofi
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: ICD Study Director, sanofi-aventis Identifier: NCT00535340     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EFC5895
EudraCT 2006-004147-33
Study First Received: September 25, 2007
Last Updated: March 10, 2009

Keywords provided by Sanofi:
Anti-Anxiety Agents

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anxiety Disorders
Pathologic Processes
Mental Disorders
Adrenergic beta-Agonists
Adrenergic Agonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
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