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A Study To Evaluate The Effect Of WELLBUTRIN XL On Intraocular Pressure

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
GlaxoSmithKline Identifier:
First received: February 22, 2007
Last updated: May 31, 2012
Last verified: March 2011
This study will be conducted in healthy volunteers to investigate the effect on intraocular pressure of 2 weeks of treatment with 300mg WELLBUTRIN XL/day.

Condition Intervention Phase
Healthy Subjects Depressive Disorder Drug: WellbutrinXL Drug: placebo Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: A Cross-over Study to Evaluate the Effect of WELLBUTRIN XL on Intraocular Pressure in Healthy Volunteers

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Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Intraocular pressure at Day -1, Days 1 & 14. [ Time Frame: at Day -1, Days 1 & 14. ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Intraocular pressure,Pupil diameter, anterior chamber angle [ Time Frame: Days-1,1&14 ]
  • Wellbutrin XL plasma level [ Time Frame: Days1,12-14 ]
  • adverse events [ Time Frame: each visit ]
  • lab tests,ECG,vital signs: [ Time Frame: screening,followup ]
  • lab tests: [ Time Frame: Days-2,13-14 ]
  • ECG: [ Time Frame: Day 14 ]
  • vital signs: [ Time Frame: Days-2,-1,1,14 ]

Enrollment: 33
Study Start Date: February 2007
Intervention Details:
    Drug: WellbutrinXL Drug: placebo
    Other Name: WellbutrinXL

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy males or females.
  • Non-smokers
  • Agree to remain in the clinic for the time defined in the protocol.
  • Normal ECG.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any serious medical disorder or condition.
  • Any history of an endocrine disorder.
  • Any clinically significant laboratory abnormality.
  • History of psychiatric illness.
  • Any history of suicidal attempts or behavior.
  • Risk factors for precipitation of angle closure glaucoma or elevated IOP.
  • Inability to refrain from use of contact lenses during the study days, if correction is required.
  • Self-administered Beck Depression Inventory II scale total score greater than 9, and a suicide question score of greater than zero.
  • Current or past history of seizure disorder or brain injury (traumatic or disease-related); or any condition which, in the opinion of the investigator, predisposes to seizure - Women having a positive serum HCG pregnancy test at screening, a positive urine pregnancy test before admission to the Unit during the in-house periods, who are not willing to use acceptable methods of contraception or who are lactating or planning to become pregnant within the three months following the screening visit.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00439868

United States, Florida
GSK Investigational Site
Gainesville, Florida, United States, 32605
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline Identifier: NCT00439868     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: WXL108709
Study First Received: February 22, 2007
Last Updated: May 31, 2012

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
WELLBUTRIN XL, intraocular pressure, healthy volunteers

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depressive Disorder
Mood Disorders
Mental Disorders
Behavioral Symptoms
Antidepressive Agents, Second-Generation
Antidepressive Agents
Psychotropic Drugs
Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Dopamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Cytochrome P-450 CYP2D6 Inhibitors
Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme Inhibitors
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