Treatment of Patients With Major Depressive Disorder With MK0869 (0869-059)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 3, 2002
Last Update Posted : April 18, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

Brief Summary:
A clinical study to determine the efficacy and safety of MK0869 in the treatment of depression

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Major Depressive Disorder Drug: MK0869, aprepitant Drug: Comparator: paroxetine HCL Phase 3

Detailed Description:
The duration of treatment is 8 weeks.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 468 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-Blind, Multicenter, Placebo- and Active-Controlled Acute and Extension Study of MK0869 in the Treatment of Patients With Major Depressive Disorder With Melancholic Features
Actual Study Start Date : September 20, 2001
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 22, 2003
Actual Study Completion Date : March 24, 2004

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change from baseline in HAMD-17 total score at week 8. Mk-0869 will be generally well tolerated

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Actual CGI-I score at week 8, improving social disability by change from baseline in Sheehan Disability Score at Week 8, change from baseline in the HAMA score at week 8, change from baseline in depressed mood of the HAMD-17 at week 8

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Major Depressive Disorder

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00035009

Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

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Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier: NCT00035009     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0869-059
First Posted: May 3, 2002    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 18, 2017
Last Verified: April 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depressive Disorder
Depressive Disorder, Major
Pathologic Processes
Mood Disorders
Mental Disorders
Behavioral Symptoms
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Gastrointestinal Agents
Neurokinin-1 Receptor Antagonists
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Serotonin Agents
Antidepressive Agents, Second-Generation
Antidepressive Agents
Psychotropic Drugs
Cytochrome P-450 CYP2D6 Inhibitors
Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors