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Efficacy an Safety of Volinanserin on Sleep Maintenance Insomnia With a Sub-study on Stable Type II Diabetes Mellitus (SAMS)

This study has been terminated.
(Sponsor's decision due to absence of demonstration of efficacy of volinanserin in primary insomnia with predominant sleep maintenance problems)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sanofi Identifier:
First received: April 19, 2007
Last updated: April 26, 2016
Last verified: April 2016
The purpose of this study is to assess efficacy and safety of volinanserin in the population of patients complaining of sleep maintenance insomnia. The objective of the substudy is to assess glycemic control in the subgroup of patients with type II diabetes mellitus.

Condition Intervention Phase
Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders
Drug: Volinanserin
Drug: Placebo
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Efficacy and Safety of 2mg/Day of M100907 on Sleep Maintenance Insomnia With a Sub-study of the Effect of M100907 on Stable Type II Diabetes Mellitus: a One Year, Multi-center, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study

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Further study details as provided by Sanofi:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Efficacy: change from baseline for Sleep Maintenance Insomnia using patient reported Wake After Sleep Onset (pr-WASO) [ Time Frame: at 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Efficacy (sub-study): change from baseline for glycemic measure HbA1c [ Time Frame: at 6 and 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Efficacy: change from baseline of the pr-WASO [ Time Frame: at 6 and 12 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Efficacy: change from baseline of "General Productivity" domain score of the Functional Outcomes of Sleep Questionnaire [ Time Frame: at 3 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Safety: adverse events and laboratory abnormalities [ Time Frame: during 12 months of treatment ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 1847
Study Start Date: April 2007
Study Completion Date: March 2009
Primary Completion Date: March 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Volinanserin Drug: Volinanserin
oral administration
Other Name: M100907
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Drug: Placebo
oral administration


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of primary insomnia based on Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Fourth Edition) criteria
  • Disturbances of sleep maintenance criteria based on participant's information related to sleep pattern during the preceding month

Sub-study :

  • Participants will be included if they have an established medical diagnosis of type II Diabetes Mellitus, and have been treated either with an oral hypoglycemic agent and/or insulin for at least three months prior to the Screening Visit (with stable regimen for at least one month prior to screening)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Females who are lactating or who are pregnant
  • Night shift workers, and individuals who nap 3 or more times per week over the preceding month
  • Consumption of xanthine-containing beverages (i.e. tea, coffee, cola) comprising more than 5 cups/day
  • Participation in another trial having received study medication within 1 month before the screening visit
  • Body Mass Index ≥ 33
  • Use of over-the-counter medications such as tryptophan, valerian root, kava, melatonin, St. John's Wort, Alluna or prescription sleep medication
  • Use of any substance with psychotropic effects or properties know to affect sleep/wake
  • History of primary hypersomnia, narcolepsy, breathing-related sleep disorder, circadian rhythm sleep disorder, parasomnia, dyssomnia
  • Clinically significant, severe or unstable, acute or chronically progressive medical or surgical disorder
  • Positive qualitative urine drug screen (opiates, cocaine, amphetamine…)

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

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00464061

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United States, New Jersey
Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States, 08807
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Macquarie Park, Australia
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Vienna, Austria
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Diegem, Belgium
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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Laval, Canada
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Santiago, Chile
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Santafe de Bogota, Colombia
Czech Republic
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Praha, Czech Republic
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Berlin, Germany
Hong Kong
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Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
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Mumbai, India
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Milano, Italy
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Mexico, Mexico
Russian Federation
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Moscow, Russian Federation
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Singapore, Singapore
South Africa
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Midrand, South Africa
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Barcelona, Spain
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Istanbul, Turkey
United Kingdom
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Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: ICD CSD Sanofi
  More Information

Responsible Party: Sanofi Identifier: NCT00464061     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: LTE6673  EudraCT : 2006-004942-18 
Study First Received: April 19, 2007
Last Updated: April 26, 2016
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration
Canada: Health Canada
Italy: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Sanofi:
Sleep problems
Primary insomnia
Insomnia disorder

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Sleep Initiation and Maintenance Disorders
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Sleep Disorders, Intrinsic
Sleep Wake Disorders
Nervous System Diseases
Mental Disorders
MDL 100907
Serotonin Antagonists
Serotonin Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on October 21, 2016