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Treatment of Patients With Major Depressive Disorder With MK0869 (0869-068)(COMPLETED)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00035048
First received: May 2, 2002
Last updated: March 10, 2015
Last verified: March 2015
  Purpose
A clinical study to determine the efficacy and safety of an investigational medication (MK0869) in the treatment of depression.

Condition Intervention Phase
Major Depressive Disorder
Drug: aprepitant
Drug: Comparator: placebo (unspecified)
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Study of the Long-Term Efficacy of MK0869 in the Maintenance of Antidepressant Effect in Geriatric Outpatients With Major Depressive Disorder

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Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • HAMD-17 score </= 10 after 10 weeks; maintenance of antidepressant effect for 6-10 months; tolerability [ Time Frame: After 10 weeks & 6-10 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • CGI-S score change from Week 10 at Month 6; HAMD-17 total score change from Week 10 at Month 6; MADRS total score change at Month 6, HAMA total score change at Month 6 [ Time Frame: 6 Months ]

Enrollment: 540
Study Start Date: November 2001
Study Completion Date: December 2003
Primary Completion Date: December 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Drug: aprepitant
    Other Name: MK0869
    Drug: Comparator: placebo (unspecified)
Detailed Description:
The duration of treatment is 10 weeks.
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria
Patients with Major Depressive Disorder
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00035048

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

Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00035048     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0869-068
Formally-3N25
MK0869-068
2006_406
Study First Received: May 2, 2002
Last Updated: March 10, 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Disease
Depressive Disorder
Depression
Depressive Disorder, Major
Pathologic Processes
Mood Disorders
Mental Disorders
Behavioral Symptoms
Aprepitant
Fosaprepitant
Antiemetics
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Gastrointestinal Agents
Neurokinin-1 Receptor Antagonists
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on March 30, 2017