A Functional Outcomes Study With Atomoxetine-Hydrochloride and Placebo in Adults With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 19, 2005
Last Update Posted : July 24, 2006
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Eli Lilly and Company

Brief Summary:
The overall primary objective of this study is to test the hypothesis that, compared with placebo,administration of atomoxetine will result in an improved work productivity.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Attention Deficit Disorder With Hyperactivity Drug: Atomoxetine Hydrochloride Drug: placebo Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 400 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-Blind Study of Functional Outcomes With Atomoxetine-Hydrochloride and Placebo in Adult Outpatients With DSM-IV Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Study Start Date : November 2003
Study Completion Date : July 2005

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Test the hypothesis that, compared with placebo, administration of atomoxetine for approximately 6 months will result in an improved work productivity,as measured on the Endicott Work Productivity Scale (EWPS) during Study Period II.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. To assess the efficacy of atomoxetine in treating core symptoms in adults during Study Period II using the Conners'Adult Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Rating Scale-Investigator rated.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 49 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Meet DSM-IV criteria for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
  2. Have a CGI-S-ADHD score of 4 (moderate symptoms) or greater at Visit 1 and Visit 2.
  3. Adult Men or Women, 18 years of age or older and not more than 50 years of age at Visit 1.
  4. Laboratory results must show no clinically significant abnormalities.
  5. Paid employees working 20 hours or more per week and who have been paid in their current place of employment for 6 months or more.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Meet diagnostic criteria for current major depression, a current anxiety disorder and history of bipolar disorder or any history of a psychotic disorder will be excluded from the study.
  2. Are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  3. Have organic brain disease. Have a history of any seizure disorder or patients who have taken or are currently taking anticonvulsants for seizure control.
  4. Are taking any psychotropic medication on a regular basis that has central nervous system activity. Must have a washout equal to a minimum of 5 half-lives of that medication prior to Visit 2.
  5. Are unstable in any way to participate in this study, in the opinion of the investigator.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00190931

United States, Missouri
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Columbia, Missouri, United States
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Eli Lilly and Company
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00190931     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 7066
First Posted: September 19, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 24, 2006
Last Verified: July 2006

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
Pathologic Processes
Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders
Neurodevelopmental Disorders
Mental Disorders
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Atomoxetine Hydrochloride
Adrenergic Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs