This is a clinical trial assessing duloxetine and comparator to placebo in patients who have generalized anxiety disorder.
A Comparison of Duloxetine Hydrochloride, Venlafaxine Extended Release, and Placebo in the Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Generalised Anxiety Disorder
Treatment, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Control, Parallel Assignment, Safety/Efficacy Study
Primary Outcome Measures:
- Assess whether duloxetine hydrochloride 60 to 120 mg QD is superior to placebo in the treatment of GAD, defined as statistically greater reduction in anxiety symptoms as measured by the HAMA.
Secondary Outcome Measures:
- Self-reported anxiety symptomatology
- Quality of Life
- Clinical Global Improvement
- HAMA factor scores
April 2005; Study completion: January 2007
Eligibility & Criteria
- Ages Eligible for Study: 18 Years and above
- Genders Eligible for Study: Both
- Male and female outpatients at least 18 years of age, presenting with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).
- Any current and primary Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV) Axis I diagnosis other than GAD. Patients diagnosed with major depressive disorder within the past 6 months -or- patients diagnosed with panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, or an eating disorder within the past year -or- obsessive-compulsive disorder, bipolar affective disorder, psychosis factitious disorder, or somatoform disorders during their lifetime
- The presence of an Axis II disorder or history of antisocial behavior, which in the judgement of the investigator would interfere with compliance with study protocol
- Have previously completed or withdrawn from this study or any other study investigating duloxetine or have previously been treated with duloxetine
- History of alcohol or any psychoactive substance abuse or dependence (as defined in the DSM-IV-TR) within the past 6 months
- Spring Hill, Queensland, 4000, Australia
- Toowoomba, Queensland, 4350, Australia
- Everton Park, Queensland, 4053, Australia
- Armadale, Victoria, 3143, Australia
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