Quetiapine XR Versus Sertraline in Acute Bipolar Depression as add-on Therapy

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
AstraZeneca
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00857584
First received: March 5, 2009
Last updated: April 16, 2012
Last verified: March 2012
Results First Received: February 6, 2012  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Open Label;   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Conditions: Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar Depression
Interventions: Drug: Extended release quetiapine (quetiapine XR)
Drug: Sertraline
Drug: adequate mood stabilizer

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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Quetiapine Extended Release Extended release quetiapine (quetiapine XR) - flexible dose from 300 to 600 mg/d (combination of tablets of 50mg, 200mg and 300mg) oral, daily, 8 weeks length.
Setraline Sertraline - flexible dose from 50 to 200 mg/d (combination of tablets of 50mg and 100mg) oral, daily, 8 weeks length.

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Quetiapine Extended Release     Setraline  
STARTED     14     13  
Week 1     14     13  
Week 2     14     11  
Week 4     11     9  
Week 8     10     8  
COMPLETED     10     8  
NOT COMPLETED     4     5  
Lack of Efficacy                 1                 2  
Adverse Event                 2                 2  
Physician Decision                 1                 1  



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Quetiapine Extended Release Extended release quetiapine (quetiapine XR) - flexible dose from 300 to 600 mg/d (combination of tablets of 50mg, 200mg and 300mg) oral, daily, 8 weeks length.
Setraline Sertraline - flexible dose from 50 to 200 mg/d (combination of tablets of 50mg and 100mg) oral, daily, 8 weeks length.
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
    Quetiapine Extended Release     Setraline     Total  
Number of Participants  
[units: participants]
  14     13     27  
Age  
[units: years]
Mean ± Standard Deviation
  48.5  ± 12.5     43.3  ± 12.6     46.07  ± 12.6  
Gender  
[units: Participants]
     
Female     6     4     10  
Male     8     9     17  
Montgomery Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) total score, Continuous [1]
[units: score on a scale]
Mean ± Standard Deviation
  29.5  ± 5.0     28.2  ± 5.8     28.9  ± 5.3  
Clinical Impression Global Scale - Bipolar total score (CGI-BP-M), Continuous [2]
[units: score on a scale]
Mean ± Standard Deviation
  5.1  ± 0.7     5.3  ± 0.8     5.2  ± 0.8  
Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (HARS) total score, Continuous [3]
[units: score on a scale]
Mean ± Standard Deviation
  22.4  ± 4.03     17.6  ± 4.46     20.04  ± 7.38  
[1] MADRS assesses severity of depressive symptoms. It ranges from a minimum of 0 to a maximum of 60 (higher scores indicating a greater severity of depressive symptoms)
[2] CGI-BP-M assesses severity of clinical status. It ranges from a minimum of 1 to a maximum of 7 (higher scores indicating a greater clinical severity)
[3] HARS assesses severity of anxiety symptoms. It ranges from a minimum of 0 to a maximum of 56 (higher scores indicating a greater severity of anxiety symptoms)



  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   The Mean Change From Baseline to Week 2 in the Montgomery Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) Total Score   [ Time Frame: baseline, week 2 ]

2.  Secondary:   The Mean Change From Baseline to Week 1 in the Montgomery Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) Total Score   [ Time Frame: baseline, week 1 ]

3.  Secondary:   The Mean Change From Baseline to Week 4 in the Montgomery Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) Total Score   [ Time Frame: baseline, week 4 ]

4.  Secondary:   The Mean Change From Baseline to Week 8 in the Montgomery Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) Total Score   [ Time Frame: baseline. week 8 ]

5.  Secondary:   The Mean Change From Baseline to Week 1 in the Clinical Impression Global Scale - Bipolar (CGI-BP-M) Total Score   [ Time Frame: baseline, week 1 ]

6.  Secondary:   The Mean Change From Baseline to Week 2 in the Clinical Impression Global Scale - Bipolar (CGI-BP-M) Total Score   [ Time Frame: baseline, week 2 ]

7.  Secondary:   The Mean Change From Baseline to Week 4 in the Clinical Impression Global Scale - Bipolar (CGI-BP-M) Total Score   [ Time Frame: baseline, week 4 ]

8.  Secondary:   The Mean Change From Baseline to Week 8 in the Clinical Impression Global Scale - Bipolar (CGI-BP-M) Total Score   [ Time Frame: baseline, week 8 ]

9.  Secondary:   The Mean Change From Baseline to Week 4 in the Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (HARS) Total Score   [ Time Frame: baseline, week 4 ]

10.  Secondary:   The Mean Change From Baseline to Week 8 in the Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale (HARS) Total Score   [ Time Frame: baseline, week 8 ]

11.  Secondary:   Number of Patients Response at Week 1   [ Time Frame: week 1 ]

12.  Secondary:   Number of Patients With Response at Week 2   [ Time Frame: week 2 ]

13.  Secondary:   Number of Patients With Response at Week 4.   [ Time Frame: week 4 ]

14.  Secondary:   Number of Patients With Response at Week 8.   [ Time Frame: week 8 ]

15.  Secondary:   Number of Patients With Remission at Week 1.   [ Time Frame: week 1 ]

16.  Secondary:   Number of Patients With Remission at Week 2.   [ Time Frame: week 2 ]

17.  Secondary:   Number of Patients With Remission at Week 4.   [ Time Frame: week 4 ]

18.  Secondary:   Number of Patients With Remission at Week 8.   [ Time Frame: week 8 ]


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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There is NOT an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.


Limitations and Caveats
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Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Gerard Lynch
Organization: AstraZeneca
e-mail: aztrial_results_posting@astrazeneca.com


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Responsible Party: AstraZeneca
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00857584     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: D1443L00058
Study First Received: March 5, 2009
Results First Received: February 6, 2012
Last Updated: April 16, 2012
Health Authority: Spain: Comité Ético de Investigación Clínica
Spain: Spanish Agency of Medicines