An 8 Week Study Of Adults Diagnosed With Major Depressive Disorder

This study has been completed.
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GlaxoSmithKline Identifier:
First received: March 27, 2003
Last updated: April 11, 2013
Last verified: March 2011

A Placebo Controlled Study Evaluating Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of Medication in Patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)

Condition Intervention Phase
Depressive Disorder, Major
Drug: Radafaxine
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 Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel-Group, Placebo-Controlled, Flexible-Dose Study Evaluating Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of Once-Daily Oral GW353162 (40-60mg) Versus Placebo in Subjects With Major Depressive Disorder Over an Eight-Week Treatment Period.

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in the Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) score after 8 weeks of treatment [ Time Frame: 8 Weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in the MADRS score at other timepoints; change in the Global Impression; percentage of remitters and responders based on the MADRS; change in anxiety, disability, motivation, energy, fatigue and pain; incidence of adverse events during the study

Estimated Enrollment: 364
Study Start Date: March 2003
Intervention Details:
    Drug: Radafaxine
    Other Name: Radafaxine

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 64 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)
  • Duration of current depressive episode 12 weeks - 24 months
  • Patients can read and write at a level sufficient to provide a signed consent
  • If female, patients must be practicing an acceptable method of birth control

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients have other psychiatric disorders that would affect patient's response to treatment
  • Patients have not responded to two or more adequate courses of antidepressant therapy
  • Patients cannot be currently abusing illicit drugs or alcohol
  • Patients are not currently receiving psychotherapy
  • Patients have received electroconvulsive therapy within 6 months prior to screening
  • Patients are pregnant or lactating
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00057226

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

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Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline Identifier: NCT00057226     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: OHB20003
Study First Received: March 27, 2003
Last Updated: April 11, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
Major depressive disorder,

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depressive Disorder
Depressive Disorder, Major
Mood Disorders
Mental Disorders
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