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MDD POC Study GSK372475 Subjects Depressive Disease

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
GlaxoSmithKline Identifier:
First received: January 10, 2007
Last updated: October 2, 2014
Last verified: June 2014
To evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of GSK372475 compared with placebo in the treatment of outpatients subjects with major depressive disorder to exhibit decreased pleasure, interest and energy.

Condition Intervention Phase
Depressive Disorder Drug: GSK372475 Drug: Paroxetine Other: Placebo Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Ten-week, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-and Active-Controlled, Paralleled-Group, Flexible-Dose Study Evaluating the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of GSK372475 or Paroxetine Compared to Placebo in Adult Subjects Diagnosed With Major Depressive Disorder

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Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from randomization to the end of the Treatment Phase (Week 10) on a depression rating scale. [ Time Frame: Week 10 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Endpoints related to response & remission on depression rating scales during time of treatment exposure Change during treatment & at endpoint-week 10:in Clinical Global Impression scale; in motivation, energy, & sexual functioning on patient-rated scales [ Time Frame: Week 10 ]
  • Endpoints related to response and remission on depression rating scales during time of treatment exposure [ Time Frame: Week 10 ]
  • Change during treatment at a week 10 endpoint in Clinical Global Impression, and in motivation, energy and sexual functioning on patient-rated scales Assessment of suicidality [ Time Frame: Week 10 ]

Enrollment: 492
Study Start Date: December 2006
Study Completion Date: June 2008
Primary Completion Date: June 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: GSK372475 Arm
GSK372475 1.0- 1.5 mg/day
Drug: GSK372475
GSK372475 1.0-1.5 mg/day
Experimental: Paroxetine Arm
Paroxetine 20-30 mg/day
Drug: Paroxetine
Paroxetine 20-30 mg/day
Placebo to Match
Other: Placebo
Placebo to Match


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 64 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion criteria:

  • Major depressive episode (MDE) associated with Major Depressive Disorder (DSM-IV-TR criteria)
  • Duration of current episode is at least 12 weeks duration and less than 2 years
  • Symptoms of decreased energy, pleasure, and interest
  • Female subjects who agree to use acceptable methods of birth control throughout the study

Exclusion criteria:

  • Current diagnosis of Panic Disorder, or symptoms of generalized anxiety or panic attacks that could interfere with their ability to complete the trial
  • Symptoms of MDE better accounted for by another diagnosis
  • Diagnosis of panic disorder / attacks, generalised anxiety, borderline or antisocial personality disorder, dementia, anorexia nervosa / bulimia (within 6 months of screening), bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or any other psychotic disorder(s).
  • Started psychotherapy within 3 months prior to the Screening
  • Received electroconvulsive therapy or transcranial magnetic stimulation within 6 months prior to screening
  • Received psychoactive drugs within 4 weeks of randomization
  • Positive urine drug screen or positive blood alcohol
  • Suicidal risk or has had any previous suicide attempt, a family history of suicide attempt
  • Positive pregnancy test
  • History of seizure disorder, myocardial infarction (< 1yr), or unstable medical condition
  • Failed to respond to an adequate course of pharmacotherapy of at least 2 different antidepressants
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00420641

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
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Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline Identifier: NCT00420641     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SND 103288
Study First Received: January 10, 2007
Last Updated: October 2, 2014

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
Major Depressive Disorder

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