Safety & Efficacy Study of Quetiapine Fumarate (SEROQUEL®) vs. Placebo in Major Depressive Disorder (MOONSTONE)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
AstraZeneca
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00320268
First received: May 1, 2006
Last updated: March 24, 2009
Last verified: March 2009
  Purpose

This study is to evaluate that (SEROQUEL®) quetiapine sustained-release is efficacious and safe in the treatment of patients with MDD.


Condition Intervention Phase
Major Depressive Disorder
Drug: Quetiapine fumarate
Phase 3

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, Double-Blind, Randomized, Parallel-Group, Placebo-Controlled Phase III Study of the Efficacy and Safety of Quetiapine Fumarate Sustained-Release (SEROQUEL®) as Monotherapy in the Treatment of Patients With MDD

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from randomization to Week 6 in the Montgomery-Åsberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) total score

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from randomization to each assessment in the MADRS total score
  • MADRS response, defined as a ≥50% reduction from randomization in the MADRS total score at Week 6

Estimated Enrollment: 600
Study Start Date: April 2006
Study Completion Date: May 2007
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient has a documented clinical diagnosis of Major Depressive Disorder.
  • Be able to understand and comply with the requirements of the study.
  • Able to understand and provide written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients (female) must not be pregnant or lactating
  • Current or past diagnosis of stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA).
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Sponsors and Collaborators
AstraZeneca
Investigators
Study Director: Art Lazarus, MD AstraZeneca
  More Information

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00320268     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: D1448C00001, Moonstone
Study First Received: May 1, 2006
Last Updated: March 24, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
MDD
Quetiapine fumarate, sustained release
Depression

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depression
Depressive Disorder
Depressive Disorder, Major
Disease
Behavioral Symptoms
Mental Disorders
Mood Disorders
Pathologic Processes
Quetiapine
Antipsychotic Agents
Central Nervous System Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Psychotropic Drugs
Therapeutic Uses
Tranquilizing Agents

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