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The Antidepressant Efficacy of the Anticholinergic Scopolamine

This study has been terminated.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00369915
First Posted: August 30, 2006
Last Update Posted: November 10, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) )
Results First Submitted: April 11, 2014  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment;   Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Conditions: Unipolar Depression
Bipolar Depression
Intervention: Drug: Scopolamine

  Participant Flow
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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
Significant events and approaches for the overall study following participant enrollment, but prior to group assignment
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Plac/Scop 6 administrations of placebo patch at 4 to 5 day intervals; followed by 6 administrations of scopolamine patch at 4 to 5 day intervals
Scop/Plac 6 administrations of scopolamine patch at 4 to 5 day intervals; followed by 6 administrations of placebo patch at 4 to 5 day intervals

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Plac/Scop   Scop/Plac
STARTED   10   7 
COMPLETED   4   4 
NOT COMPLETED   6   3 
expected side effects                2                1 
Withdrawal by Subject                4                1 
W/drawl by investigators                0                1 



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Plac/Scop 6 administrations of placebo patch at 4 to 5 day intervals; followed by 6 administrations of scopolamine patch at 4 to 5 day intervals
Scop/Plac 6 administrations of scopolamine patch at 4 to 5 day intervals; followed by 6 administrations of placebo patch at 4 to 5 day intervals
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   Plac/Scop   Scop/Plac   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 10   7   17 
Age 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 31  (6.6)   33  (10.4)   31.9  (8.2) 
Age 
[Units: Participants]
     
<=18 years   0   0   0 
Between 18 and 65 years   10   7   17 
>=65 years   0   0   0 
Gender 
[Units: Participants]
     
Female   6   6   12 
Male   4   1   5 


  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Change in Depression Severity   [ Time Frame: Outcome measures obtained at each of 12 sessions ]

2.  Secondary:   Hamilton Anxiety Rating Scale   [ Time Frame: Each of 12 sessions. ]


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  Limitations and Caveats
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Limitations of the study, such as early termination leading to small numbers of participants analyzed and technical problems with measurement leading to unreliable or uninterpretable data
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Certain Agreements:  
All Principal Investigators ARE employed by the organization sponsoring the study.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Maura Furey, PhD
Organization: NIMH/NIH
phone: 301-594-7773
e-mail: mfurey@mail.nih.gov


Publications:
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Responsible Party: National Institutes of Health Clinical Center (CC) ( National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) )
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00369915     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 060234
06-M-0234
First Submitted: August 29, 2006
First Posted: August 30, 2006
Results First Submitted: April 11, 2014
Results First Posted: April 29, 2016
Last Update Posted: November 10, 2016