Depression Study In Elderly Patients

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00067444
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 21, 2003
Last Update Posted : September 1, 2016
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August 19, 2003
August 21, 2003
September 1, 2016
June 2003
January 2005   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Change from baseline to the week 10 last observation carried forward endpoint in the 17-item HAM-D total score. [ Time Frame: 10 Weeks ]
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Mean change from baseline in HAM-D item 1; Mean change from baseline in the CGI severity of illness score at study endpoint; Percentage of patients with HAM-D total score less than or equal to 7. [ Time Frame: 10 Weeks ]
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Depression Study In Elderly Patients
A Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel-Group, Placebo-Controlled Fixed Dose Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Paroxetine CR in Elderly Outpatients Diagnosed With Major Depressive Disorder
Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) Study in Elderly Outpatients
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Phase 3
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Depressive Disorder, Major
  • Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)
Drug: Paroxetine CR
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Pitts CD, Schaefer D, Lipschitz A, Iyengar M: Efficacy and Tolerability of Fixed, Low Dose Paroxetine CR in the Treatment of Depression in the Elderly, Poster No. NR701, presented at the American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, May 2005. Available at:

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January 2005
January 2005   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD).
  • Current major depressive episode at screen at least 2 months duration.
  • Must be at least 60 years of age.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with a primary diagnosis other than MDD.
  • Patients with a history of schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder or dementia.
  • Patients with a history of brief depressive episodes lasting less than 8 weeks.
  • Patients receiving formal psychotherapy within 12 weeks of study.
  • Patients who are suicidal.
  • Patients who have received electroconvulsive therapy or transcranial magnetic stimulation within 6 months prior to screening.
  • Patients with a history or seizure disorders.
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
60 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
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United States
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Plan to Share IPD: Yes
Plan Description: Patient-level data for this study will be made available through following the timelines and process described on this site.
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Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
August 2016

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