Escitalopram and Depression in Elderly Alzheimer's Patients
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00488670
Recruitment Status :
(Dr. Rabheru left VCH last year and the study was cancelled according to his research coordinator.)
To investigate the effect of Escitalopram in a large and diverse of dementia patients suffering from depression.
Condition or disease
This study will assess the efficacy, tolerability, and safety of escitalopram in the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder in patients with Alzheimer's disease over a 24-week period. It will also assess the efficacy and tolerability of escitalopram after 12 weeks of treatment.
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