Escitalopram for Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) in Teens: A Pilot Study
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00523705|
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Enrollment too slow.)
First Posted : August 31, 2007
Results First Posted : June 6, 2014
Last Update Posted : June 6, 2014
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|PMS||Drug: escitalopram Other: placebo||Phase 4|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||11 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Double (Participant, Investigator)|
|Official Title:||Escitalopram for Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) in Teens: A Pilot Study|
|Study Start Date :||February 2008|
|Primary Completion Date :||October 2009|
|Study Completion Date :||October 2009|
Escitalopram 10 mg tablets taken once daily. Dosing in the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle (estimated day 14 to day 2). Start at 10 mg/day (1 tablet) in the first treatment cycle. If unimproved, increase to 20 mg/day (2 tablets) in cycle 2 if not precluded by side effects.
10 mg tablets taken once daily. Dosing in the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle (estimated day 14 to day 2). Start at 10 mg/day (1 tablet) in the first treatment cycle. If unimproved, increase to 20 mg/day (2 tablets) in cycle 2 if not precluded by side effects.
Other Name: Lexapro
Placebo Comparator: placebo
Placebo tablets matched to drug.
Placebo tablets matched to drug
- Subject Daily Symptom Rating Score. [ Time Frame: baseline and 5 months. ]A daily diary with 17 symptoms of PMS rated on a 5-point scale to indicate none to very severe symptoms. Minimum score 0; maximum score 408.
- Sheehan Disability Scale (SDS) [ Time Frame: Throughout study ]
- Patient Global Evaluation of Improvement (PGE) [ Time Frame: Throughout treatment ]
- Subject Satisfaction Questionnaire [ Time Frame: Study endpoint ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00523705
|United States, Pennsylvania|
|Dept OB/GYN, Mudd Professorship Suite|
|Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19104|
|Principal Investigator:||Ellen Freeman||University of Pennsylvania|