An Eight-Week Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Tolerability of Two Doses of SSR149415 in Outpatients With Major Depressive Disorder
The objective is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of two doses of SSR149415 (250 mg and 100 mg twice daily) compared to placebo and escitalopram 10 mg once daily in outpatients with major depressive disorder.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||An Eight-Week, Multicenter, Double-Blind, Placebo- and Escitalopram-Controlled Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Tolerability of Two Fixed Doses of SSR149415 (250 mg Bid and 100 mg Bid) in Outpatients With Major Depressive Disorder|
- The primary efficacy endpoint is the change from baseline to Day 56 in the 17-item Hamilton Depression Rating Scale (HAM-D) total score.
- The main secondary endpoints are the changes from baseline to Day 56 in the HAM-D depressed mood item, Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) total, and Clinical Global Impression (CGI) Severity of Illness scores.
|Study Start Date:||July 2006|
|Study Completion Date:||December 2007|
|Primary Completion Date:||December 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|