A Fixed Dose Study of 323U66 SR in the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
GlaxoSmithKline
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01138007
First received: June 3, 2010
Last updated: September 25, 2013
Last verified: September 2013
  Purpose

This is a multi-center, placebo-controlled, randomized, double-blind, parallel-comparison study to confirm the efficacy of 323U66 Sustained Release (SR) orally administered to patients with MDD (Major Depressive Disorder) at doses level of 150 mg/day and 300 mg/day for 8 weeks based on the decrease in MADRS (Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale) total score, and to evaluate the safety based on adverse events, clinical laboratory tests and vital signs.


Condition Intervention Phase
Depressive Disorder
Drug: 323U66 SR 150 mg tablet
Drug: 323U66 SR 150 mg placebo tablet
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: Study AK1113351, a Fixed Dose Study of 323U66 SR in the Treatment of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) - a Multi-center, Placebo-controlled, Randomized, Double-blind, Parallel-comparison Study

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Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change From Baseline in the Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) Total Score at Week 8/Withdrawal [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 8/Withdrawal ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    The MADRS scale measures the depression level of a participant. The total score was derived by adding the scores of the following 10 items: 1, Apparent sadness; 2, Reported sadness; 3, Inner tension; 4, Reduced sleep; 5, Reduced appetite; 6, Concentration difficulties; 7, Lassitude; 8, Inability to feel; 9, Pessimistic thoughts; 10, Suicidal thoughts. Each item was scored using a scale of 0 to 6 (a higher score indicates increased severity). The maximum total score is 60; 0, no depression; 60, severely depressed. Change from Baseline in the total score was calculated as the value at Week 8/Withdrawal minus the value at Baseline. The least squared means were estimated based on the Analysis of Covariance (ANCOVA) model including Baseline MADRS score and region as covariates.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change From Baseline in the MADRS Total Score at Weeks 1, 2, 4, and 6 [ Time Frame: Baseline; Weeks 1, 2, 4, and 6 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    The MADRS scale measures the depression level of a participant. The total score was derived by adding the scores of the following 10 items: 1, Apparent sadness; 2, Reported sadness; 3, Inner tension; 4, Reduced sleep; 5, Reduced appetite; 6, Concentration difficulties; 7, Lassitude; 8, Inability to feel; 9, Pessimistic thoughts; 10, Suicidal thoughts. Each item was scored using a scale of 0 to 6 (a higher score indicates increased severity). The maximum total score is 60; 0, no depression; 60, severely depressed. Change from Baseline in the total score was calculated as the value at Week 1, 2, 4 and 6 minus the value at Baseline. The least squared means were estimated based on the ANCOVA model including Baseline MADRS score and region as covariates.

  • Change From Baseline in the MADRS Individual Item Scores at Weeks 1, 2, 4, 6, and 8 [ Time Frame: Baseline; Week 1, 2, 4, 6, and 8 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    The MADRS scale measures the depression level of a participant using the following 10 items: 1, Apparent sadness; 2, Reported sadness; 3, Inner tension; 4, Reduced sleep; 5, Reduced appetite; 6, Concentration difficulties; 7, Lassitude; 8, Inability to feel; 9, Pessimistic thoughts; 10, Suicidal thoughts. Each item was scored using a scale of 0 to 6 (a higher score indicates increased severity). Scores for MADRS items 1, 2, 6, 7, and 8 were evaluated for this endpoint. Change from Baseline was calculated as the value at Week 1, 2, 4, 6, and 8 minus the value at Baseline. The least squared means were estimated based on the ANCOVA model including Baseline MADRS score of each item and region as covariates.

  • Number of MADRS Responders at Week 8 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 8 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    The MADRS scale measures the depression level of a participant. The total score was derived by adding the scores of the following 10 items: 1, Apparent sadness; 2, Reported sadness; 3, Inner tension; 4, Reduced sleep; 5, Reduced appetite; 6, Concentration difficulties; 7, Lassitude; 8, Inability to feel; 9, Pessimistic thoughts; 10, Suicidal thoughts. Each item was scored using a scale of 0 to 6 (a higher score indicates increased severity). The maximum total score is 60; 0, no depression; 60, severely depressed. A MADRS responder is defined as a participant with a >=50% reduction from Baseline in the MADRS total score at Week 8.

  • Number of MADRS Remitters at Week 8 [ Time Frame: Week 8 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    The MADRS scale measures the depression level of a participant. The total score was derived by adding the scores of the following 10 items: 1, Apparent sadness; 2, Reported sadness; 3, Inner tension; 4, Reduced sleep; 5, Reduced appetite; 6, Concentration difficulties; 7, Lassitude; 8, Inability to feel; 9, Pessimistic thoughts; 10, Suicidal thoughts. Each item was scored using a scale of 0 to 6 (a higher score indicates increased severity). The maximum total score is 60; 0, no depression; 60, severely depressed. A MADRS remitter is defined as a participant with a MADRS total score <=11 at Week 8.

  • Number of Clinical Global Impression-Global Improvement (CGI-GI) Responders at Week 8 [ Time Frame: Week 8 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    A CGI-GI assessment was performed at Week 8 (or withdrawal) in comparison with severity in depression observed at Baseline (Week 0; no actual assessment was performed at Baseline [the comparison was subjective]), by using scores from 0 to 7: 0, Not assessed; 1, Very much improved; 2, Much improved; 3, Minimally improved; 4, No change; 5, Minimally worse; 6, Much worse; 7, Very much worse. A CGI-GI responder is defined as a participant with a CGI-GI score of very much improved or much improved at Week 8.

  • Change From Baseline in the Clinical Global Impression-Severity of Illness (CGI-SI) Scores at Weeks 1, 2, 4, 6, and 8 [ Time Frame: Baseline; Weeks 1, 2, 4, 6, and 8 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    A CGI-SI assessment was performed in terms of severity in depression, by using scores from 0 to 7: 0, Not assessed; 1, Normal, not at all ill; 2, Borderline mentally ill; 3, Mildly ill; 4, Moderately ill; 5, Markedly ill; 6, Severely ill; 7, Among the most extremely ill participants. Change from Baseline in the CGI-SI score was calculated as the value at Week 1, 2, 4, 6, and 8 minus the value at Baseline. The least squared means were estimated based on the ANCOVA model including Baseline CGI-SI score and region as covariates.

  • Change From Baseline in the Inventory of Depressive Symptomatology-Self Report (IDS-SR) Total Score at Weeks 1, 2, 4, 6, and 8 [ Time Frame: Baseline; Weeks 1, 2, 4, 6, and 8 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    The IDS-SR is a 30-item scale used to evaluate the severity and changes in depressive symptoms. Each item was scored from 0 (no symptoms) to 3 (greatest symptom severity). The maximum total score is 84 (0: no symptoms; 84: greatest symptom severity), as participants were asked to answer either item 11 (decreased appetite) or item 12 (increased appetite) (not both) and either item 13 (decreased weight) or item 14 (increased weight) (not both). Change from Baseline was calculated as the value at Week 1, 2, 4, 6, and 8 minus the value at Baseline. The least squared means were estimated based on the ANCOVA model including Baseline IDS-SR score and region as covariates.

  • Change From Baseline in the IDS-SR Subscores for Energy, Pleasure, and Interest at Weeks 1, 2, 4, 6, and 8 [ Time Frame: Baseline; Weeks 1, 2, 4, 6, and 8 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    The IDS-SR is a 30-item scale used to evaluate the severity and changes in depressive symptoms. Each item was scored from 0 (no symptoms) to 3 (greatest symptom severity). Only five items (item 19: general interest; item 20: energy level; item 21: capacity for pleasure or enjoyment, excluding sex; item 22: interest in sex; item 30: leaden paralysis/physical energy) were evaluated for this endpoint, as a subset of the total score. The lowest possible total score and subset total score of IDS-SR are 0 and 0, and the highest possible total score and subset total score of IDS-SR are 84 and 15, respectively. Change from Baseline was calculated as the value at Week 1, 2, 4, 6, and 8 minus the value at Baseline. The least squared means were estimated based on the ANCOVA model including Baseline IDS-SR subscore and region as covariates.


Enrollment: 572
Study Start Date: June 2010
Study Completion Date: September 2012
Primary Completion Date: September 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 323U66 SR 150 mg cohort
323U66 SR 150 mg tablet is orally administered once in the morning and 323U66 SR 150 mg placebo tablet is orally administered once in the evening throughout the treatment phase.
Drug: 323U66 SR 150 mg tablet
323U66 SR 150 mg tablet is orally administered once in the morning and/or once in the evening during the teatment phase.
Drug: 323U66 SR 150 mg placebo tablet
323U66 SR 150 mg placebo tablet is orally administered once in the evening and/or once in the morning during the teatment phase.
Experimental: 323U66 SR 300 mg cohort
323U66 SR 150 mg tablet is orally administered once in the morning and 323U66 SR 150 mg placebo tablet is orally administered once in the evening during the first week of the treatment phase. At the second week, 323U66 SR 300mg cohort is up-titrated to a daily dose of 323U66 SR 300 mg, administered as 323U66 SR 150 mg tablet twice daily in the morning and in the evening, and the same daily dose is maintained to administer until the end of the treatment phase.
Drug: 323U66 SR 150 mg tablet
323U66 SR 150 mg tablet is orally administered once in the morning and/or once in the evening during the teatment phase.
Drug: 323U66 SR 150 mg placebo tablet
323U66 SR 150 mg placebo tablet is orally administered once in the evening and/or once in the morning during the teatment phase.
Placebo Comparator: Placebo cohort
323U66 SR placebo tablet is orally administered twice daily throughout the treatment phase.
Drug: 323U66 SR 150 mg placebo tablet
323U66 SR 150 mg placebo tablet is orally administered once in the evening and/or once in the morning during the teatment phase.

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

[At the start time of the run-in phase]

  • Subject must have a primary diagnosis of major depressive disorder as classified by the DSM-IV-TR criteria as below (however, to exclude those accompanied by comorbid psychiatric disorders), and be showing currently a symptom of depression or depressive status: Major depressive disorder, single episode (296.2x); Major depressive disorder, recurrent (296.3x).
  • Subject must have a total score of >=20 on the IVRS HAM-D (17 items).
  • Subject must have a total score of >=25 on the IDS-SR.
  • Subject must have a score of >=1 on 4 out 5 items on the 5-item subscale of the IDS-SR (Item 19, 20, 21, 22 and 30), and a total score of >=7 on the 5-item subscale of the IDS-SR.
  • Subject must have a CGI-SI score of >=4 (i.e., Moderately ill or much worse).
  • Subject must have the current depressive episode's duration of >=8 weeks but <24 months.
  • Subject is outpatient.
  • Subject must show QTc <450 millisecond (msec) or <480msec with Bundle Branch Block - values based on either single ECG values or triplicate ECG averaged QTc values obtained over a brief recording period.
  • Subject must show a value less than twice of the upper limit of normal value range of AST (GOT) and ALT (GPT), and a value <=1.5 times of the upper limit of normal value range of both Al-P and total bilirubin (however, subject who shows >35% of direct bilirubin with a value >=1.5 times of the upper limit of normal range of total bilirubin regards eligible).
  • Subject must read and write at a level sufficient to provide written informed consent prior to study participation and complete study-related materials. If subject is <20 years of age at the time of giving consent, both the subject himself / herself and his / her proxy consenter must give written informed consent.

[At the start time of the treatment phase]

  • Subject must have a total score of >=20 of the IVRS-based HAM-D (17 items).
  • Subject whose IVRS HAM-D (17 items) total score has not been increased or decreased by >25% during the run-in phase.
  • Subject must have a total score of >=25 on the IDS-SR.
  • Subject must have a score of >=1 on 4 out 5 items on the 5-item subscale of the IDS-SR (Item 19, 20, 21, 22 and 30), and a total score of >=7 on the 5-item subscale of the IDS-SR.
  • Subject must have a CGI-SI score of >=4 (i.e., Moderately ill or much worse).

Exclusion Criteria:

[At the start time of Run-in phase (Visit 1)]

  • Subject has predispositions to seizure: who currently has or has a past history of seizure or seizure disorder, more than a single febrile seizure in infancy, cerebral tumour, or head / brain injury (traumatic); who has a family history of idiopathic seizure; who is diabetic patient with treating by oral hypoglycaemics or insulin; who uses drugs lowering the threshold of seizure.
  • Subject has a history or current diagnosis of anorexia nervosa (DSM-IV-TR 307.1) or bulimia (DSM-IV-TR 307.51).
  • Subject has a primary DSM-IV diagnosis of, or received treatment for, panic disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), or acute stress disorder within 12 months before the start time of Run-in phase.
  • Subject has a DSM-IV diagnosis of schizophrenia, or other psychotic disorder(s) including bipolar disorder.
  • Subject has a history of or currently has manic episode(s).
  • Subject has any other DSM-IV axis II diagnosis that would suggest non-responsiveness to pharmacotherapy or non-compliance with the protocol (e.g., antisocial, borderline disorder or narcissistic personality disorder).
  • Subject starting psychotherapy (except for supportive psychotherapy not aimed at therapeutic efficacy and unlikely to affect efficacy evaluation) or a cognitive behaviour therapy within 12 weeks before start time of the run-in phase.
  • Subject received electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) within 24 weeks before start time of the run-in phase.
  • Subject took MAO inhibitors (selegiline hydrochloride) within 2 weeks before start time of the run-in phase.
  • Subject who has undergone treatment with a depot neuroleptic in the past.
  • Subject has systolic blood pressure of >=160 mmHg or diastolic pressure of >=100 mmHg.
  • Subject 1) is possibly pregnant, 2) is pregnant, lactating, or 3) does not agree to use contraceptive method(s) specified in the protocol to avoid pregnancy during the study (females only). Or subject wants to become pregnant during the study (females only).
  • Subject has a history of alcohol / substance abuse or dependence within 12 months before start time of the run-in phase and/or has a positive result in a urine test for illicit drug use at start time of the run-in phase.
  • Subject, who in the opinion of the investigator (or sub-investigator), poses a current serious suicidal risk or has made a suicide attempt within the past 6 months.
  • Subject took another investigational product for the NDA filing or for the post manufacturing / marketing approval study within 12 weeks before start time of the run-in phase.
  • Subject is currently participating in another clinical study in which the subject is or will be exposed to an investigational or non-investigational drug or medical device.
  • Subject has a history of non-responsiveness to 323U66 SR treatment in the investigational clinical trial for major depressive disorder.
  • Subject has a history of withdrawal from the investigational clinical trial of 323U66 SR for major depressive disorder due to any adverse event(s).
  • Subject has a history of hypersensitivity to 323U66 (bupropion).
  • Subject, who in the opinion of the investigator (or sub-investigator), has a risk of homicide.
  • Subject has serious cerebral disease(s).
  • Subject has serious physical symptom(s) (i.e., cardiac / hepatic / renal / hematopoietic disorder(s)).
  • Subject whose major depressive disorder is due to direct physiological effects of a general medical condition(s) (e.g. hypothyroidism, Parkinson's disease, chronic pain).
  • Subject is complicated by chronic hepatitis B or C being positive in test of hepatitis B surface antigen (HbsAg) or hepatitis C antibody.
  • Subject who is in the process of quitting smoking with nicotine formulation.
  • Subject has previously failed adequate (in terms of dose and duration of therapy) courses of pharmacotherapy with at least two different classes of antidepressants.
  • Subjects undergoing abrupt discontinuation of alcohol or sedatives.
  • Subject is inappropriate for participating in the study that is felt by the investigator (or sub-investigator).

[At the start time of the treatment phase]

  • Subject, who in the opinion of the investigator (or sub-investigator), poses a current serious suicidal risk.
  • Subject is inappropriate for participating in the study that is felt by the investigator (or sub-investigator).
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01138007

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

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Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01138007     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 113351
Study First Received: June 3, 2010
Results First Received: March 7, 2013
Last Updated: September 25, 2013
Health Authority: Japan: Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare
South Korea: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
Bupropion
323U66 Sustained Release (SR)
MDD (Major Depressive Disorder)
IVRS HAM-D
IDS-SR
MADRS

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

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