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Experimental Medication For the Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00097708
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 30, 2004
Results First Posted : October 3, 2014
Last Update Posted : October 3, 2014
Information provided by:
Jazz Pharmaceuticals

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine whether an experimental anti-anxiety medication is effective in the treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Anxiety Disorder Drug: experimental anti-anxiety drug Phase 3

Detailed Description:

Protocol 04-001-01

The primary objective of the study is to assess, under controlled conditions, the safety and efficacy of an experimental anti-anxiety medication relative to placebo in subjects with generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).

The secondary objective of the study is to study algorithms for discontinuation of an experimental anti-anxiety medication.

Recruiting: Participants are currently being recruited and enrolled.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 511 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled Trial of an Experimental Medication For the Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Study Start Date : November 2004
Study Completion Date : December 2005

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MedlinePlus related topics: Anxiety

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in HAM-A Total Score [ Time Frame: Baseline to week 8 ]
    Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (HAM-A). Each of 14 symptoms categories is rated from 0=not present to 4=very severe. Numbers for all categories are summed to produce the total score. Total score ranges from 0=anxiety symptoms not present to 56=very severe anxiety symptoms across all 14 categories.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects 18 to 65 years of age will be eligible to participate if they satisfy the DSM-IV-TR criteria for the diagnosis of GAD.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No other primary psychiatric diagnosis besides GAD.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00097708

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Jazz Pharmaceuticals
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Study Chair: Murray Stein, MD University of California, San Diego
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00097708    
Other Study ID Numbers: JZP 04-001-01
First Posted: November 30, 2004    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: October 3, 2014
Last Update Posted: October 3, 2014
Last Verified: October 2014
Keywords provided by Jazz Pharmaceuticals:
Double Blind, Placebo controlled, Safety and Efficacy
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Anxiety Disorders
Pathologic Processes
Mental Disorders
Anti-Anxiety Agents
Tranquilizing Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Psychotropic Drugs