Study To Evaluate The Efficacy And Safety Of Balovaptan In Adults With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • Psychiatric Disorder
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
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This trial runs in
  • United States
Trial Identifier:

NCT05401565 BN43546

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      Trial Summary

      This study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of 10 mg of oral administration balovaptan once a day (QD) compared with matching placebo in adults with PTSD.

      Hoffmann-La Roche Sponsor
      Phase 2 Phase
      NCT05401565, BN43546 Trial Identifier
      Balovaptan, Placebo Treatments
      Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic Condition
      Official Title

      A Phase II, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Two-Arm, Parallel-Group, Multicenter Study To Evaluate The Efficacy And Safety Of Balovaptan In Adults With Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

      Eligibility Criteria

      All Gender
      ≥18 Years & ≤ 60 Years Age
      No Healthy Volunteers
      Inclusion Criteria
      • Participants who have a current diagnosis of PTSD as per DSM-5 criteria, with a score of >/=33 on the PCL-5 at screening
      • The index trauma event must have occurred in adulthood, i.e., when the participant was >/=18 years old
      • The index trauma event must have occurred at least 6 months prior to screening and no more than 10 years prior to screening
      • At baseline, either taking a stable dose of a single antidepressant (SSRI or SNRI) for management of PTSD and have been on that medication for >/=6 weeks at that stable dosage and demonstrating residual symptoms of PTSD or prior demonstrated lack of tolerability or lack of efficacy and not taking an antidepressant medication at baseline for >/=6 weeks
      • Treatment with permitted medications and/or non-pharmacological interventions at a stable dose for 6 weeks prior to screening
      • For women of childbearing potential: agreement to remain abstinent or use contraception
      Exclusion Criteria
      • Participants who are experiencing ongoing exposure to traumatic events within 3 months of screening
      • Participants who are pregnant or breastfeeding, or intending to become pregnant during the study or within 14 days after the final dose of study drug
      • Clinically significant psychiatric and/or neurological conditions, which may interfere with the assessment of safety or efficacy endpoints
      • Substance use disorders during last 12 months
      • Significant risk for suicidal behaviour
      • Epilepsy or seizure disorder considered not well controlled within the past 6 months or changes in anticonvulsive therapy within the last 6 months
      • Clinical diagnosis of peripheral neuropathy
      • Within the last 2 years, unstable or clinically significant cardiovascular disorders
      • Positive serology results for hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg), hepatitis C virus (HCV) antibody, or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) 1 or 2
      • Moderate or severe hepatic or renal impairment
      • History of coagulopathies, bleeding disorders, blood dyscrasias, hematological malignancies, myelosuppression (including iatrogenic)
      • Medical history of malignancy, if not considered cured
      • Participants who have received treatment with investigational therapy within 8 weeks prior to randomization
      • Known hypersensitivity to balovaptan, its components, or any of the excipients used in the formulation

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