Clinical Trial in Males With BPH (Enlarged Prostate)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 24, 2002
Last Update Posted : June 9, 2008
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Brief Summary:

A study to determine the effect on prevention of Acute Urinary Retention (inability to urinate) in males with an enlarged prostate, also known as BPH.

  • Free study-related medical care provided.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Urinary Retention Prostatic Hyperplasia Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy Drug: Alfuzosin (SL770499) Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 1522 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Long-Term, Efficacy and Safety of Alfuzosin 10 MG OD on the Risk of Acute Urinary Retention and the Need for Surgery in Patients With BPH. A Two Year, Randomized, Multicenter, Double-Blind, Parallel Group, Placebo-Controlled Study.
Study Start Date : May 2001
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2005

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. occurrence of first episode of acute urinary retention (AUR)

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. need for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)-related surgery, international prostate symptoms score (IPSS)

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Ages Eligible for Study:   55 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
  • Has been suffering for at least 6 months with any of the following symptoms:
  • daytime or nighttime urinary frequency
  • urgent feeling to urinate
  • difficulty starting urinary stream
  • interruption of urinary stream
  • feeling of incomplete urination
  • Has not had a previous episode of acute urinary retention
  • Has not been diagnosed with prostate cancer
  • Has not had previous prostate surgery
  • Is not an insulin-dependent diabetic

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00029822

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United States, Alabama
Medical Affiliated Research Center, Inc
Huntsville, Alabama, United States, 35801
United States, California
San Diego Urology Center
La Mesa, California, United States, 91942
San Bernardino Urology Associates
San Bernardino, California, United States, 92404
San Diego Urological Medical Group
San Diego, California, United States, 92101
Pacific Clinical Research
Santa Monica, California, United States, 90404
United States, Colorado
Urology Research Options
Aurora, Colorado, United States, 80012
United States, Connecticut
Connecticut Clinical Research Center
Waterbury, Connecticut, United States, 06708-2652
United States, Florida
South Florida Medical Research
Aventura, Florida, United States, 33180
Tampa Bay Medical Research, Inc.
Clearwater, Florida, United States, 34621
Advanced Research Institute
New Port Richey, Florida, United States, 34652
Renstar Medical Research
Ocala, Florida, United States, 34474
Renstar Medical Research
Plantation, Florida, United States, 33324
United States, Georgia
Urology Associates
Marietta, Georgia, United States, 30060
United States, Illinois
Northwestern Center for Clinical Research
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60611
United States, Indiana
Welborn Clinic
Evansville, Indiana, United States, 47714
Northeast Indiana Research
Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States, 46804-4128
Urology of Indiana, LLC
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, 46202
United States, Maryland
Maryland Prostate Cancer
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21201
Maryland Urology Association
Towson, Maryland, United States, 21204
United States, Massachusetts
Newton Wellesley Urology
Newton, Massachusetts, United States, 02462
United States, Michigan
Lakeside Urology, P.C.
St. Joseph, Michigan, United States, 49085-2521
United States, Mississippi
Se Urology Network
Southaven, Mississippi, United States, 38671
United States, New York
Weill Cornell Medical Center
New York, New York, United States, 10021
United States, Oregon
Advanced Clinical Trials
Eugene, Oregon, United States, 97401
United States, Pennsylvania
Albert Einstein Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19141
Center for Urologic Care
West Reading, Pennsylvania, United States, 19611
United States, South Carolina
Matrix Research
Greenville, South Carolina, United States, 29650
United States, Tennessee
Ut Medical Group, Inc.
Memphis, Tennessee, United States, 38103-3446
Murfreesboro Medical Center
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States, 37130
United States, Texas
nTouch Research Corporation
Dallas, Texas, United States, 75230
Urology Consultants, P.A.
San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78229
United States, Virginia
Urology Associates
Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States, 22401
United States, Washington
Jeffrey Frankel
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98166-3059
United States, Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics
Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 53792
Midwest Research Specialists, LLC
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, 53209
Sanofi-aventis Administrative Office
Macquarie Park, Australia
Sanofi-aventis Administrative Office
Sofia, Bulgaria
Sanofi-aventis Administrative Office
Laval, Canada
Sanofi-aventis Administrative Office
Horsholm, Denmark
Sanofi-aventis Administrative Office
Helsinki, Finland
Sanofi-aventis Administrative Office
Athens, Greece
Sanofi-aventis Administrative Office
Budapest, Hungary
Edith Wolfson Hospital
Holon, Israel, 58100
Sapir Med. Center - Meir General Hospital
Kfar Saba, Israel, 44281
Rabin Medical Center-Golda Campus
Petah Tikvah, Israel, 44281
Sourasky Med. Center-Ichilov Hospital
Tel Aviv, Israel, 44281
Sanofi-aventis Administrative Office
Gouda, Netherlands
Sanofi-aventis Administrative Office
Lysaker, Norway
Sanofi-aventis Administrative Office
Warszawa, Poland
Sanofi-aventis Administrative Office
Porto Salvo, Portugal
Sanofi-aventis Administrative Office
Bucuresti, Romania
South Africa
Sanofi-aventis Administrative Office
Midrand, South Africa
Sanofi-aventis Administrative Office
Barcelona, Spain
Sanofi-aventis Administrative Office
Bromma, Sweden
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: ICD CSD Sanofi

Additional Information:
Publications of Results:
Responsible Party: ICD Study Director, sanofi-aventis Identifier: NCT00029822     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EFC4485
First Posted: January 24, 2002    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 9, 2008
Last Verified: June 2008

Keywords provided by Sanofi:
Acute Urinary Retention
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
Enlarged Prostate

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prostatic Hyperplasia
Urinary Retention
Pathologic Processes
Prostatic Diseases
Genital Diseases, Male
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Urination Disorders
Urologic Diseases
Adrenergic alpha-1 Receptor Antagonists
Adrenergic alpha-Antagonists
Adrenergic Antagonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Urological Agents