A 6-Month Open-Label Extension Study to the B2061014 Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of DVS SR in the Treatment of Children and Adolescents With MDD

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First received: June 9, 2011
Last updated: January 25, 2016
Last verified: January 2016
This is a 6-month, open-label, flexible-dose study evaluating desvenlafaxine succinate sustained release (DVS SR) in the treatment of child and adolescent outpatients with major depressive disorder (MDD).

Condition Intervention Phase
Major Depressive Disorder
Drug: DVS SR
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A 6 Month, Open Label, Multi Center, Flexible Dose Extension Study To The B2061014 Study To Evaluate The Safety, Tolerability And Efficacy Of Desvenlafaxine Succinate Sustained Release (Dvs Sr) Tablets In The Treatment Of Children And Adolescent Outpatients With Major Depressive Disorder

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Children's Depression Rating Scale, Revised (CDRS-R) total score change from baseline. [ Time Frame: up to 26 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical Global Impression -Improvement (CGI-I) score. [ Time Frame: up to 26 weeks ]
  • Clinical Global Impression - Severity (CGI-S) score change from baseline. [ Time Frame: up to 26 weeks ]
  • Clinical Global Impression - Improvement (CGI-I) response (score of 1 or 2) [ Time Frame: up to 26 weeks ]
  • Remission on the Children's Depression Rating Scale, Revised (CDRS-R) (score <=28) [ Time Frame: up to 26 weeks ]

Enrollment: 270
Study Start Date: February 2012
Study Completion Date: October 2015
Primary Completion Date: October 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Desvenlafaxine Succinate Sustained-Release Drug: DVS SR
Subjects will receive a flexible-dose of 20, 25, 35 or 50 mg/day as prescribed by the investigator.


Ages Eligible for Study:   7 Years to 17 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Completed study B2061014 and who in the investigator's opinion would benefit from long term treatment with DVS SR
  • Willingness and ability to comply with scheduled visits, treatment plan and procedures

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subject requires precaution against suicide
  • Subject not in a generally healthy condition
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01371721

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Pfizer CT.gov Call Center Pfizer
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Pfizer
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01371721     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: B2061031  3151A6-3357  2008-002064-34 
Study First Received: June 9, 2011
Last Updated: January 25, 2016

Keywords provided by Pfizer:
Major Depressive Disorder

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depressive Disorder
Depressive Disorder, Major
Mood Disorders
Mental Disorders
Behavioral Symptoms
Desvenlafaxine Succinate
Serotonin and Noradrenaline Reuptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antidepressive Agents
Psychotropic Drugs

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