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Duloxetine Versus Placebo in the Prevention of Relapse of Major Depressive Disorder

This study has been completed.
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Eli Lilly and Company Identifier:
First received: May 8, 2002
Last updated: July 18, 2006
Last verified: July 2006
The purpose of this study is to determine if duloxetine is effective when compared to placebo in preventing recurrence of major depressive disorder in patients who have responded to open-label duloxetine treatment.

Condition Intervention Phase
Depressive Disorder Drug: Duloxetine Hydrochloride Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Duloxetine Versus Placebo in the Prevention of Relapse of Major Depressive Disorder

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Further study details as provided by Eli Lilly and Company:

Study Start Date: May 2002
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2003

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Signed the informed consent
  • Meet criteria for major depressive disorder without psychotic features.
  • Have a level of understanding sufficient to provide informed consent and to communicate with the investigator and site personnel.
  • Have had at least one other major depressive episode prior to the one being experienced at study entry.
  • You are reliable and agree to keep all appointments for clinic visits, tests and procedures required by the protocol.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • You have had treatment with a drug within the last 30 days that has not received regulatory approval at the time of study entry.
  • Any women who are pregnant or breast feeding.
  • If you have any serious medical illnesses other than major depressive disorder.
  • If you have previously participated in a clinical trial for duloxetine.
  • Any previous or current diagnosis of bipolar, schizophrenia, or other psychotic disorders.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00036309

United States, North Carolina
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Sponsors and Collaborators
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  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00036309     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4445
Study First Received: May 8, 2002
Last Updated: July 18, 2006

Keywords provided by Eli Lilly and Company:
Major Depressive Disorder
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fourth Edition-defined major depressive disorder without psychotic features

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depressive Disorder
Depressive Disorder, Major
Pathologic Processes
Mood Disorders
Mental Disorders
Behavioral Symptoms
Duloxetine Hydrochloride
Serotonin and Noradrenaline Reuptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Antidepressive Agents
Psychotropic Drugs
Dopamine Agents processed this record on August 18, 2017