Evaluation of Efficacy and Safety of Vardenafil in Patients With Erectile Dysfunction and Type 1 Diabetes

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First received: April 15, 2008
Last updated: December 10, 2014
Last verified: December 2014
Asses efficacy of Vardenafil in patients with type 1 diabetes and erectile dysfunction

Condition Intervention Phase
Erectile Dysfunction
Drug: Levitra (Vardenafil, BAY38-9456)
Drug: Placebo
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Rand, db, Parallel-group, Plac-controlled Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Vardenafil Administered for 12 Weeks in a Flexible-dose Regimen Compared to Plac in Men With Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 and Erectile Dysfunction

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Sexual Encounter Profile Question 2 [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Sexual Encounter Profile Question 3 [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • International Index of Erectile Function - Erectile Function Domain [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Safety and Tolerability [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 318
Study Start Date: February 2003
Study Completion Date: January 2004
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Arm 1 Drug: Levitra (Vardenafil, BAY38-9456)
5mg, 10mg or 20mg taken 1h before sexual intercourse
Placebo Comparator: Arm 2 Drug: Placebo
Matching placebo


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Men >/= 18 years of age, with 6 months or longer diagnosis of ED as defined by NIH Consensus statement,
  • Diabetes type 1
  • Stable sexual relationship for > 6 month.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Primary hypoactive sexual desire
  • History of myocardial infarction, stroke or life-threatening arrhythmia within prior 6 month
  • Nitrate therapy
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00660998

Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Bayer Study Director Bayer
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Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: Medical Affairs Therapeutic Area Head, Bayer Healthcare AG
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00660998     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 100540
Study First Received: April 15, 2008
Last Updated: December 10, 2014
Health Authority: Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices

Keywords provided by Bayer:
Erectile dysfunction
Diabetes mellitus type 1

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
Erectile Dysfunction
Autoimmune Diseases
Diabetes Mellitus
Endocrine System Diseases
Genital Diseases, Male
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Mental Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Sexual Dysfunction, Physiological
Sexual Dysfunctions, Psychological
Sexual and Gender Disorders
Cardiovascular Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Phosphodiesterase 5 Inhibitors
Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors
Therapeutic Uses
Urological Agents
Vasodilator Agents

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on November 25, 2015