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Study Evaluating DVS-233 SR to Treat Vasomotor Systems Associated With Menopause

This study has been completed.
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First received: November 17, 2005
Last updated: May 17, 2006
Last verified: May 2006

The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and efficacy of desvenlafaxine succinate (DVS) for treatment of moderate to severe vasomotor symptoms (VMS) that are associated with menopause, and also to assess the effects of DVS on sleep parameters and health outcomes indicators.

Condition Intervention Phase
Hot Flashes
Sleep Disorders
Drug: DVS-233 SR
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Efficacy and Safety Study of DVS-233 SR for Treatment of Vasomotor Symptoms Associated With Menopause

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Reduction in average daily number of moderate & severe hot flushes and average daily severity score at weeks 4 & 12

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Sleep, mood

Estimated Enrollment: 568
Study Start Date: September 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2005

Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Generally healthy, postmenopausal women who seek treatment for hot flushes
  • Minimum of 7 moderate to severe hot flushes per day or 50 per week recorded for 7 consecutive days during screening
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) less than or equal to 40 kg/m2

Other inclusions apply.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Hypersensitivity to Venlafaxine
  • History of seizure disorder
  • History of myocardial infarction or unstable angina within 6 months

Other exclusions apply.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00256685

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Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
Study Director: Medical Monitor Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00256685     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 3151A2-319
Study First Received: November 17, 2005
Last Updated: May 17, 2006
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Sleep Disorders
Mental Disorders
Nervous System Diseases
Neurologic Manifestations
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