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Solifenacin Succinate Versus Tolterodine 4mg Once Daily (STAR)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00802373
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 4, 2008
Last Update Posted : September 18, 2014
Information provided by (Responsible Party):

December 2, 2008
December 4, 2008
September 18, 2014
July 2003
October 2004   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Change from baseline in mean number of micturitions per 24 hours [ Time Frame: Weeks 4, 8 and 12 ]
Same as current
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  • Change from baseline in mean urgency frequency per 24 hours [ Time Frame: Weeks 4, 8 and 12 ]
  • Change from baseline in mean number of incontinence and urge incontinence episodes per 24 hours [ Time Frame: Weeks 4, 8 and 12 ]
  • Change from baseline in mean volume voided per micturition [ Time Frame: Weeks 4, 8 and 12 ]
  • Change from baseline in number of pads used [ Time Frame: Weeks 4, 8 and 12 ]
  • Change from baseline in mean nocturia episodes per 24 hours [ Time Frame: Weeks 4, 8 and 12 ]
  • Percentage of patients requiring an increase in the dose of the study medication [ Time Frame: Weeks 4, 8 and 12 ]
  • Change from baseline in patient perception of bladder condition [ Time Frame: Weeks 4, 8 and 12 ]
  • Patient assessment of treatment benefit [ Time Frame: Weeks 4, 8 and 12 ]
  • Physician assessment of treatment benefit [ Time Frame: Weeks 4, 8 and 12 ]
Same as current
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Solifenacin Succinate Versus Tolterodine 4mg Once Daily
Solifenacin in a Flexible Dose Regimen With Tolterodine as an Active Comparator in a Double-blind, Double-dummy, Randomised Overactive Bladder Symptom Trial
Prospective, double-blind, double-dummy, 2-arm, parallel-group, design. Flexible dose regimen for solifenacin succinate, fixed dose treatment regimen for tolterodine. Assessment of OAB symptoms by patient diaries.
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Phase 3
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Urinary Bladder, Overactive
  • Drug: Solifenacin succinate
    Other Names:
    • YM905
    • Vesicare
  • Drug: Tolterodine
  • Experimental: I
    Solifenacin succinate 5/10mg
    Intervention: Drug: Solifenacin succinate
  • Experimental: II
    Tolterodine 4mg
    Intervention: Drug: Tolterodine
Chapple CR, Martinez-Garcia R, Selvaggi L, Toozs-Hobson P, Warnack W, Drogendijk T, Wright DM, Bolodeoku J; STAR study group. A comparison of the efficacy and tolerability of solifenacin succinate and extended release tolterodine at treating overactive bladder syndrome: results of the STAR trial. Eur Urol. 2005 Sep;48(3):464-70.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
October 2004
October 2004   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

At study entry:

  • Patient is willing and able to complete the micturition diary correctly
  • Symptoms of overactive bladder (including urinary frequency, urgency or urge incontinence) for >= 3 months

At randomization:

  • Patient must experience frequency of micturition on average >= 8 times per 24 hour period during the 3 day micturition diary period
  • Patient must experience at least one of the following symptoms during the 3 day micturition diary period:

    • At least 3 episodes of urinary incontinence or,
    • Patients must exhibit urgency at least 3 times

Exclusion Criteria:

At study entry:

  • Pregnant women or women who intend to become pregnant during the study or women of childbearing potential who are sexually active and practising an unreliable method of birth control or will be lactating during the study. Reliable contraceptive methods are intra-uterine devices, contraceptive pills of combination type, hormonal implants and injectable contraceptives
  • Clinically significant outflow obstruction (at the discretion of the investigator)
  • Significant post void residual volume (PVR>200ml)
  • Significant stress incontinence or mixed stress/urge incontinence where stress is the predominant factor as determined by the investigator
  • Patient with a neurological cause for abnormal detrusor activity
  • Evidence of a symptomatic urinary tract infection, chronic inflammation such as interstitial cystitis, bladder stones, previous pelvic radiation therapy or previous or current malignant disease of the pelvic organs
  • Uncontrolled narrow angle glaucoma, urinary or gastric retention or any other medical condition which in the opinion of the investigator makes the use of anticholinergics contra-indicated
  • Non drug treatment including electrostimulation therapy or start of a bladder training program during the 2 weeks prior to entry into, or during the study
  • Use of drugs intended to treat urinary incontinence
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Known or suspected hypersensitivity to solifenacin, tolterodine, other anticholinergics or lactose
  • Any clinically significant condition, which in the opinion of the investigator makes the patient unsuitable for the trial
  • Participation in any clinical trial within 30 (90 in the UK) days prior to randomisation
  • Employees of the Yamanouchi Group, third parties associated with the study, or the study site

At randomization:

  • Patient who did not complete the micturition diary according to the instructions
  • Total daily urine volume > 3000 ml as verified in the micturition diary
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Belarus,   Belgium,   Czech Republic,   Denmark,   France,   Germany,   Greece,   Hungary,   Italy,   Netherlands,   Norway,   Russian Federation,   Slovakia,   Spain,   Sweden,   Ukraine,   United Kingdom
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Astellas Pharma Inc
Astellas Pharma Inc
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Study Chair: Central Contact Astellas Pharma Europe B.V.
Astellas Pharma Inc
September 2014

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