Study Evaluating Venlafaxine ER in Recurrent Depression
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An Acute and Continuation Phase Study of the Comparative Efficacy Study of Venlafaxine ER (Effexor® XR) and Fluoxetine (Prozac®) in Achieving and Sustaining Remission (Wellness) in Patients With Recurrent Unipolar Major Depression; Followed by a Long Term Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Maintenance Treatment Study in Patients Treated Initially With Venlafaxine ER
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Clinical diagnosis for recurrent major depression
The patient has failed on an adequate trial of fluoxetine, venlafaxine or venlafaxine ER during the current episode of major depression or the patient is treatment-resistant
Known hypersensitivity to venlafaxine or fluoxetine
History or presence of clinically significant hepatic, cardiovascular or renal disease, or other serious medical disease, including history of seizure disorder