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Sexual Functioning Study With Antidepressants

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
GlaxoSmithKline Identifier:
First received: April 18, 2006
Last updated: May 24, 2017
Last verified: May 2017
Effects of two depression medication on sexual functioning

Condition Intervention Phase
Depressive Disorder, Major Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) Drug: Bupropion Hydrochloride Extended-release Drug: Extended-release Venlafaxine Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Twelve-week, Multi-center, Randomized, Double-blind, Double-dummy, Parallel-group, Active Controlled, Escalating Dose Study to Compare the Effects on Sexual Functioning of Bupropion Hydrochloride Extended-release (WELLBUTRIN XL, 150-450 mg/Day) and Extended-release Venlafaxine (EFFEXOR XR, 75-225 mg/Day) in Subjects With Major Depressive Disorder

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Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To compare the effects of bupropion XL and venlafaxine XR on overall sexual functioning in outpatients with MDD as measured by mean changes in CSFQ-S total scores across Weeks 5, 6, 9 and 12.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Efficacy, Safety, Tolerability, Health Outcome

Estimated Enrollment: 347
Study Start Date: September 2004
Study Completion Date: May 2005
Primary Completion Date: May 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Drug: Bupropion Hydrochloride Extended-release Drug: Extended-release Venlafaxine
    Other Name: Bupropion Hydrochloride Extended-release
Detailed Description:
A Twelve-week, Multi-center, Randomized, Double-blind, Double-dummy, Parallel-group, Active controlled, Escalating Dose Study to Compare the Effects on Sexual Functioning of Bupropion Hydrochloride Extended-release (WELLBUTRIN XL, 150-450 mg/day) and Extended-release Venlafaxine (EFFEXOR XR, 75-225 mg/day) in Subjects with Major Depressive Disorder

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion criteria:

  • Primary diagnosis of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD)
  • must have met DSM-IV criteria for current major depressive episode for at least 8 weeks but no long than 2 years.
  • HAM-D17 total score of >17 at screening and baseline.
  • Severity of illness score of >4 at screening and baseline.
  • Willing to discuss sexual functioning with investigator or designee.
  • Sexual activity that leads to orgasm at least every 2 weeks.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Past or current DSM-IV diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder I or II, schizophrenia or another psychotic disorder(s).
  • Primary DSM-IV diagnosis or received treatment for Panic Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or Post Stress Disorder within previous 12 months.
  • Poses a homicidal or serious suicidal risk, have made an attempt within months prior to screening or who has ever been homicidal.
  • Myocardial infarction with 1 year of screening.
  • Taken ibupropion hydrochloride or venlafaxine in the last 6 months.
  • Positive urine test for illicit drug use or alcohol or substance abuse within the past 12 months.
  • Psychotherapy within 3 months.
  • Pregnant.
  • Electroconvulsive therapy or transcranial magnetic stimulation within 6 months prior of screening.
  • ECG or clinical evidence of atrial or ventricular hypertrophy.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00316160

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United States, Arizona
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Mesa, Arizona, United States, 85210
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Phoenix, Arizona, United States, 85023
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Scottsdale, Arizona, United States, 85251
United States, Arkansas
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Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 72223
United States, California
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Beverly Hills, California, United States, 90210
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Burbank, California, United States, 91506
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La Mesa, California, United States, 91942
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San Francisco, California, United States, 94109
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Temecula, California, United States, 92591
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Upland, California, United States, 91786
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Walnut Creek, California, United States, 94598
United States, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado, United States, 80212
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Coral Springs, Florida, United States, 33065
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Jacksonville, Florida, United States, 32216
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Orlando, Florida, United States, 32806
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Marietta, Georgia, United States, 30060
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Smyrna, Georgia, United States, 30080
United States, Illinois
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Oak Brook, Illinois, United States, 60523
United States, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, 46202
United States, Louisiana
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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 70112
United States, Maryland
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Rockville, Maryland, United States, 20852
United States, Massachusetts
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Braintree, Massachusetts, United States, 02184
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Greenfield, Massachusetts, United States, 01301
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55454
United States, Nevada
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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, 89146
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Brooklyn, New York, United States, 11235
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New York, New York, United States, 10128
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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, 28209
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Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44109
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Toledo, Ohio, United States, 43623
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States, 73112
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States, 73117
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Eugene, Oregon, United States, 97401
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Portland, Oregon, United States, 97209
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Portland, Oregon, United States, 97210
United States, Rhode Island
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Lincoln, Rhode Island, United States, 02865-4208
United States, South Carolina
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Charleston, South Carolina, United States, 29407
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Columbia, South Carolina, United States, 29201
United States, Texas
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Austin, Texas, United States, 78756
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Bellaire, Texas, United States, 77401
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Fort Worth, Texas, United States, 76107
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San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78229
United States, Virginia
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Charlottesville, Virginia, United States, 22908
United States, Washington
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Yakima, Washington, United States, 98902
United States, Wisconsin
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Middleton, Wisconsin, United States, 53562-2215
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline Identifier: NCT00316160     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 100368
Study First Received: April 18, 2006
Last Updated: May 24, 2017

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
sexual dysfunction

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Depressive Disorder
Depressive Disorder, Major
Pathologic Processes
Mood Disorders
Mental Disorders
Behavioral Symptoms
Venlafaxine Hydrochloride
Antidepressive Agents, Second-Generation
Antidepressive Agents
Psychotropic Drugs
Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Dopamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Cytochrome P-450 CYP2D6 Inhibitors
Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Serotonin and Noradrenaline Reuptake Inhibitors processed this record on September 21, 2017