Trial Condition(s):

Tinnitus

Vardenafil in tinnitus

Bayer Identifier:

12049

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:

NCT00666809

EudraCT Number:

2006-000463-29

Study Completed

Trial Purpose

There is incidental evidence (casuistic findings) that the treatment with vardenafil of male patients suffering from erectile dysfunction and comorbid tinnitus experienced an improvement of their tinnitus.

Randomized, parallel-group, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial over 16 weeks (12 weeks of treatment + 4 weeks follow-up) with 10 mg vardenafil BID p.o. in men and women with chronic tinnitus.

Inclusion Criteria
- Chronic subjective cochlear tinnitus
 - No treatment of tinnitus within 4 weeks prior to study entry
 - Duration of tinnitus > 3 months
Exclusion Criteria
- Acute tinnitus
 - Intermittent tinnitus
 - History of M. Menieré
 - History of conductive deafness
 - History of psychogenic deafness 
 - History of tumors of the middle ear, inner ear or cerebella-pontine angle (malignant and non malignant)
 - Patients diagnosed of multiple sclerosis
 - History of myocardial infarction, stroke, or life-threatening arrhythmia within the prior 6 months
 - Nitrates or nitric oxide donors
 - Any other concurrent treatment of tinnitus during study
 - pregnant and breast-feeding women
 - women with child-bearing potential not using adequate birth control method (Note: as adequate method of birth control oral contraception, spiral or sexual abstinence is recommended)
 - Other exclusion criteria apply according to the Summary of Product Characteristics

Trial Summary

Enrollment Goal
43
Trial Dates
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Phase
2
Could I receive a placebo?
Yes
Products
Levitra (Vardenafil, BAY38-9456)
Accepts Healthy Volunteers
No

Where to Participate

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Locations
Status
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Locations

Universitätsklinikum Charite zu Berlin

Berlin, Germany, 10117

Status
Completed
 

Trial Design