Treatment of Patients With Major Depressive Disorder With MK0869 (0869-060)(COMPLETED)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00035282
First received: May 2, 2002
Last updated: March 15, 2011
Last verified: March 2011
  Purpose

A clinical study to determine the efficacy and safety of an investigational medication (MK0869) in the treatment of depression.


Condition Intervention Phase
Major Depressive Disorder
Drug: aprepitant
Drug: Comparator: placebo (unspecified)
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-Blind, Placebo- and Active-Controlled Acute and Extension Study of MK0869 in the Treatment of Patients With Major Depressive Disorder

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Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • HAMD-17 total score at week 8. Tolerability. [ Time Frame: at week 8 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • CGI-I score at week 8, at least 50% reduction in the HAMD-17 total score, and Sheehan Disability Score at Week 8 [ Time Frame: at week 8 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 450
Study Start Date: September 2001
Study Completion Date: December 2003
Intervention Details:
    Drug: aprepitant
    Other Name: MK0869
    Drug: Comparator: placebo (unspecified)
Detailed Description:

The duration of treatment is 8 weeks.

  Eligibility

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

Patients with Major Depressive Disorder

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00035282

Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Investigators
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Vice President, Late Stage Development Group Leader, Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00035282     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2006_401, Formally-103, MK0869-060
Study First Received: May 2, 2002
Last Updated: March 15, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depression
Depressive Disorder
Depressive Disorder, Major
Disease
Behavioral Symptoms
Mental Disorders
Mood Disorders
Pathologic Processes

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