Major Depressive Disorder Study In Adults

This study has been completed.
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GlaxoSmithKline Identifier:
First received: November 18, 2002
Last updated: October 4, 2010
Last verified: October 2010
A study to obtain safety and tolerability data

Condition Intervention Phase
Major Depressive Disorder
Drug: paroxetine CR
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open Label Study Assessing Paxil CR (Paroxetine CR) in Patients With Major Depressive Disorder Who Discontinued Treatment With Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors or a Selective Serotonin/Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitor Due to Intolerability

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The proportion of patients who prematurely terminated treatment due to treatment emergent adverse events

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Recurrence rates of adverse events causing intolerability of previous SSRI/SNRI, Adverse event incidence rates, Mean change from baseline in the Beck Depression Inventory-II total score, Proportion of responsers based on teh CGI Global Improvement Item

Estimated Enrollment: 646
Study Start Date: September 2002
Study Completion Date: September 2003
Primary Completion Date: September 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient must have primary diagnosis of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD).
  • Discontinued a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI)or serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) regimen due to intolerability.
  • Minimum time frame between last dose of previous antidepressant and initiation of study drug is one week.
  • Maximum time frame between last dose of prior antidepressant and initiation of study drug is 2 months.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient has previously been treated with the study drug.
  • Is experiencing an adverse event attributed to previous SSRI/SNRI use that has not been resolved at least one week prior to Baseline Visit.
  • Has a history of seizure disorder.
  • Has met criteria for substance abuse or dependence within 6 months prior to Baseline Visit.
  • Currently using an antidepressant.
  • Currently pregnant.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00049972

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Chair: GSK Clinical Trials, MD GlaxoSmithKline
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No publications provided Identifier: NCT00049972     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SB29060.833
Study First Received: November 18, 2002
Last Updated: October 4, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
Major Depressive Disorder Open-label discontinued

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depressive Disorder
Depressive Disorder, Major
Behavioral Symptoms
Mental Disorders
Mood Disorders
Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors
Antidepressive Agents
Antidepressive Agents, Second-Generation
Central Nervous System Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Psychotropic Drugs
Serotonin Agents
Therapeutic Uses processed this record on November 27, 2015