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Seasonal Affective Depression (SAD) Study

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00069459
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 26, 2003
Last Update Posted : September 25, 2017
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
GlaxoSmithKline

Brief Summary:
A placebo controlled study evaluating the effectiveness of medication in preventing winter depressive episodes in patients with a history of Seasonal Affective Disorder

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Depressive Disorder Drug: Extended-release Bupropion Hydrochloride Phase 1

Detailed Description:
A 7-Month Multicenter, Parallel, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Comparison of 150-300mg/day of Extended-release Bupropion Hydrochloride and Placebo for the Prevention of Seasonal Depressive Episodes in Subjects with a History of Seasonal Affective Disorder Followed by an 8-week Observational Follow-up Phase

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 250 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A 7 Month, Multicenter, Parallel, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Comparison of 150-300 mg/Day of Extended-Release Bupropion Hydrochloride and Placebo for the Prevention of Seasonal Depressive Episodes in Subjects With a History of Seasonal Affective Disorder Followed by an 8-week Observational Follow-up Phase
Actual Study Start Date : September 23, 2003
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 3, 2004
Actual Study Completion Date : June 3, 2004


Arm Intervention/treatment
Extended-release Bupropion Hydrochloride
Extended-release Bupropion Hydrochloride
Drug: Extended-release Bupropion Hydrochloride
Bupropion hydrochloride will be available in dose strength of 150 and 300 milligram (mg). Subjects will receive one tablet of 150 mg bupropion hydrochloride from Day 1 to 7, from Day 8 to Week 27 will receive one tablet of 300 mg bupropion hydrochloride and from Week 28-29 one tablet of bupropion hydrochloride



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. End of season depression-free rate. [ Time Frame: 7 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Time to onset of a seasonal depressive episode.Change from randomization on SIGH-SAD and HAMD-17. [ Time Frame: 7 months ]


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • History of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) with a seasonal pattern.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Current or past history of seizure disorder or brain injury.
  • History or current diagnosis of anorexia nervosa or bulimia.
  • Recurrent summer depression more frequently than winter depression.
  • Primary diagnosis of panic disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Post-traumatic Stress Disorder(PTSD), acute distress disorder, bipolar II disorder or other psychotic disorders.
  • Initiated psychotherapy within the last 3 months.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00069459


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Sponsors and Collaborators
GlaxoSmithKline
Investigators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline

Additional Information:
Publications of Results:
Modell, JG, Rosenthal NE. Once-Daily Bupropion XL for the prevention of seasonal major depressive episodes. 43nd Annual Meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 12-16 December, 2004.

Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00069459     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 100006
First Posted: September 26, 2003    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 25, 2017
Last Verified: September 2017

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
Winter depression, winter blues, depression, seasonal depression, seasonal affective disorder

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depressive Disorder
Depression
Mood Disorders
Seasonal Affective Disorder
Mental Disorders
Behavioral Symptoms
Bupropion
Antidepressive Agents, Second-Generation
Antidepressive Agents
Psychotropic Drugs
Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Dopamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Cytochrome P-450 CYP2D6 Inhibitors
Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors