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

This study has been completed.
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First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: July 21, 2006
Last verified: July 2006
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 Intervention Phase
Attention Deficit Disorder With Hyperactivity Drug: Atomoxetine Hydrochloride Drug: placebo Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: 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

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Further study details as provided by Eli Lilly and Company:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • 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:
  • 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.

Estimated Enrollment: 400
Study Start Date: November 2003
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2005

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: NCT00190931

United States, Missouri
For additional information regarding investigative sites for this trial, contact 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559, 1-317-615-4559) Mon-Fri from 9 AM to 5 PM Eastern Time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST), or speak with your personal physician.
Columbia, Missouri, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
Eli Lilly and Company
Study Director: Call 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559) or 1-317-615-4559 Mon - Fri 9 AM - 5 PM Eastern Time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST) 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
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: July 21, 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 processed this record on August 22, 2017