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Study Evaluating Venlafaxine ER in Children and Adolescents With Social Anxiety Disorder

Information source: Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
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Condition(s) targeted: Social Anxiety Disorder

Intervention: Venlafaxine ER (Drug)

Phase: Phase 3

Status: Completed

Sponsored by: Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Medical Monitor, Study Director, Affiliation: Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer


To determine the anxiolytic efficacy, safety, and tolerability of a flexible-dose of venlafaxine extended release (ER) administered for 16 weeks in the treatment of children and adolescent outpatients with social anxiety disorder (generalized) in a placebo-controlled study.

Clinical Details

Official title: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group, Flexible-Dose Study of Venlafaxine ER In Children and Adolescent Outpatients With Social Anxiety Disorder

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Primary outcome: Final on therapy Social Anxiety Scale-Adolescents and Children (SAS-AC) total score.

Secondary outcome: Response, defined as a score of 1 (very much improved) or (very improved), on the Clinical Global Impressions-Improvement (CGI-I) scale; Final on therapy Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale for Children and Adolescents (LSAS-AC) total score.


Minimum age: 8 Years. Maximum age: 17 Years. Gender(s): Both.


Inclusion Criteria:

- Male or female outpatient

- 8-17 year old

- diagnosis of Social Anxiety Disorder

Exclusion Criteria:

- concomitant psychiatric or medical disorders which interfere with safety or


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Starting date: December 1999
Last updated: May 17, 2006

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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