Study Evaluating Effexor XR in Elderly Patients With Major Depression.

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First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: May 25, 2007
Last verified: May 2007
Phase III study evaluating Effexor XR in elderly patients with major depression.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Effexor XR
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Phase III Study of Effexor XR for the Treatment of Elderly Patients With Depression

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Response rate of HAM-D17 (Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression) at the final-on-therapy

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Difference of total score of HAM-D17 between baseline and final-on-therapy
  • Remission rate of HAM-D17 at the final-on-therapy

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: December 2003

Ages Eligible for Study:   65 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients diagnosed with major depression based on DSM-IV-TR
  • Patients having minimal total score of 18 on the HAM-D17 and minimal score of 2 on the item of "depressed mood" of HAM-D at baseline

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with schizophrenia or any other psychotic disorder
  • Patients with history or presence of bipolar disorder
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00225485

Ichikawa, Chiba, Japan, 272-0034
Ichikawa, Chiba, Japan, 272-0827
Kasuga, Fukuoka, Japan, 816-0801
Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan, 802-8533
Ohnojo, Fukuoka, Japan, 816-0943
Otaru, Hokkaido, Japan, 047-0032
Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, 065-0027
Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, 005-0004
Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, 005-0842
Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, 006-8555
Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, 011-0022
Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, 060-0007
Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, 063-0804
Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, 064-0915
Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, 003-0804
Tsukuba, Ibaragi, Japan, 305-8576
Hanamaki, Iwate, Japan, 025-0033
Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan, 211-0063
Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan, 213-8507
Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan, 228-0803
Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan, 224-8503
Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan, 227-8501
Moriguchi, Osaka, Japan, 570-8506
Osakasayama, Osaka, Japan, 589-0011
Osakasayama, Osaka, Japan, 589-8511
Sakai, Osaka, Japan, 590-0018
Adachi-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 120-0033
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 101-8643
Fuchu, Tokyo, Japan, 183-8524
Higashimurayama, Tokyo, Japan, 189-0012
Kodaira, Tokyo, Japan, 187-8551
Meguro-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 152-0012
Nakano-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 164-0003
Setagaya-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 154-0004
Tachikawa, Tokyo, Japan, 190-0012
Hiroshima, Japan, 731-0121
Okayama, Japan, 700-8558
Sponsors and Collaborators
Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
Study Director: Medical Monitor Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
  More Information Identifier: NCT00225485     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0600B1-817 
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: May 25, 2007
Health Authority: Japan: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depressive Disorder
Behavioral Symptoms
Mental Disorders
Mood Disorders
Venlafaxine Hydrochloride
Antidepressive Agents
Antidepressive Agents, Second-Generation
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Psychotropic Drugs
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