A Study Evaluating the Safety and Tolerability of Abrupt Discontinuation of Saredutant in Patients With Depression

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sanofi
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00429260
First received: January 30, 2007
Last updated: February 15, 2012
Last verified: February 2012
  Purpose

The primary objective is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of abrupt discontinuation of saredutant over 1 week in outpatients with depression who completed 8 weeks of treatment with saredutant 100 mg once daily.

The secondary objective is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of 8 weeks of open-label treatment with saredutant 100 mg once daily in outpatients with depression.


Condition Intervention Phase
Depressive Disorder
Drug: Saredutant
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A 1-week, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study to Evaluate the Safety and Tolerability of Abrupt Discontinuation of Saredutant in Outpatients With Depression Who Completed 8 Weeks of Treatment With Saredutant 100 mg Once Daily

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Further study details as provided by Sanofi:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The primary endpoint is the change from baseline (Day 56) to Day 63 in the post-baseline average daily number of discontinuation-emergent signs or symptoms from the 17-item Discontinuation-Emergent Signs and Symptoms checklist.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The main secondary endpoints are the change from baseline in the maximum number of post-baseline discontinuation-emergent signs or symptoms and the proportions of patients with any newly-occurring post-baseline discontinuation-emergent signs and symptoms

Enrollment: 125
Study Start Date: January 2007
Study Completion Date: June 2007
Primary Completion Date: June 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of major depressive disorder,single or recurrent episode, as defined by Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-IV criteria

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Total score of <22 on the Montgomery-Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS).
  • Duration of the current depressive episode is less than 1 month or greater than 2 years.
  • Total score of <25 on the Mini Mental State Examination (elderly patients ≥65 years only).
  • Patients with a history or presence of bipolar disorders or psychotic disorders.
  • Patients with alcohol dependence or abuse or substance dependence or abuse in the past 6 months except nicotine or caffeine dependence.
  • Patients who have used the following prior to entry: benzodiazepines or sedative-hypnotics more than 2 days per week within 1 month, antipsychotics within 1 month, fluoxetine within 1 month, monoamine oxidase inhibitors within 2 weeks, other antidepressants, anxiolytics, or mood-stabilizer (lithium, anticonvulsants) within 1 week.

The investigator will evaluate whether there are other reasons why a patient may not participate.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00429260

Locations
United States, Pennsylvania
Administrative Office
Malvern, Pennsylvania, United States, 19355
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sanofi
Investigators
Study Director: Clinical Sciences & Operations Sanofi
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Sanofi
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00429260     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SFY6577, SR48968
Study First Received: January 30, 2007
Last Updated: February 15, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Sanofi:
depression
antidepressive agents

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depression
Depressive Disorder
Behavioral Symptoms
Mood Disorders
Mental Disorders
Antidepressive Agents
Psychotropic Drugs
Central Nervous System Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions

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