Efficacy and Safety of Dianicline Versus Placebo as an Aid to Smoking Cessation (EURODIAN)

This study has been completed.
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First received: July 26, 2006
Last updated: December 18, 2008
Last verified: December 2008
The primary objective is to demonstrate the efficacy of dianicline as an aid to smoking cessation in cigarette smokers. The main secondary objectives are: to assess the craving for cigarettes, nicotine withdrawal symptoms and the safety of dianicline.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: dianicline
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: An International 7-Week, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, 2-Parallel Group Study to Assess the Efficacy of Dianicline 40 mg BID as an Aid to Smoking Cessation in Cigarette Smokers

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Further study details as provided by Sanofi:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • to assess the continuous abstinence from tobacco smoking at every visit during the last four weeks of treatment through direct inquiry of patients
  • exhaled carbon monoxide testing
  • and plasma cotinine measurements

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • questionnaire of smoking urge
  • Hughes and Hatsukami Minnesota Withdrawal Scale to measure nicotine withdrawal

Enrollment: 602
Study Start Date: June 2006
Study Completion Date: June 2007
Primary Completion Date: June 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Outpatients over the legal age smoking at least 10 cigarettes per day for at least 2 months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Insufficient level of motivation
  • Another participant in the household
  • Patients with current psychotic disorder or major depressive disorder

The investigator will evaluate whether there are other reasons why a patient may not participate.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00356967

Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Diegem, Belgium
Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Horsholm, Denmark
Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Paris, France
Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Lysaker, Norway
Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Barcelona, Spain
Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Bromma, Sweden
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: ICD CSD Sanofi
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: ICD Study Director, sanofi-aventis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00356967     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EFC5515  EUDRACT : 2006-001009-20 
Study First Received: July 26, 2006
Last Updated: December 18, 2008
Health Authority: Sweden: Medical Products Agency
France: Afssaps - Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé (Saint-Denis)
Belgium: Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products, FAMHP

Keywords provided by Sanofi:
smoking cessation
tobacco use cessation

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on May 22, 2016