ANDRO 2002: Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) or Testosterone Versus Placebo in Men With Sexual Dysfunction

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Joe Downey, Queen's University Identifier:
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: January 12, 2016
Last verified: January 2016
Androgen deficiency in the aging male is poorly understood. The objective of this study will be to determine the role of testosterone and DHEA in enhancing sexual interest and sexual performance.

Condition Intervention Phase
Erectile Dysfunction
Drug: DHEA
Drug: Testosterone
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized Double-Blind Placebo-Controlled Study Comparing the Safety and Efficacy of Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) or Testosterone Versus Placebo in Men With Sexual Dysfunction

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Further study details as provided by Queen's University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Patient satisfaction

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Responder rates based upon questionnaires

Estimated Enrollment: 120
Study Start Date: December 2006
Study Completion Date: September 2007
Primary Completion Date: July 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
120 men with a diagnosis of Erectile dysfunction (ED) will be randomized to one of three arms in the study, DHEA (50 mg), testosterone [T] (80 mg) or placebo. Patients will be evaluated after starting blinded medication at 30 day intervals for a total of 90 days. Response will be evaluated with blood parameters, physical examination including rectal examination, validated questionnaires and global assessment scales.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Erectile dysfunction (ED)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Prior use of DHEA or T
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00202163

Canada, Ontario
Centre for Advanced Urological Research
Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6
Sponsors and Collaborators
Queen's University
Principal Investigator: Alvaro Morales, MD FRCSC Queen's University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Joe Downey, Centre Administrator, Queen's University Identifier: NCT00202163     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DHEA-RCT 
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: January 12, 2016
Health Authority: Canada: Health Canada

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Erectile Dysfunction
Genital Diseases, Male
Mental Disorders
Sexual Dysfunction, Physiological
Sexual Dysfunctions, Psychological
Testosterone 17 beta-cypionate
Testosterone enanthate
Testosterone undecanoate
Adjuvants, Immunologic
Anabolic Agents
Antineoplastic Agents
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on May 23, 2016