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Efficacy and Safety of SR58611A in Patients With Major Depressive Disorder (SIRIUS)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00385307
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 9, 2006
Last Update Posted : March 25, 2009
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Brief Summary:
To evaluate the efficacy of two fixed doses of SR58611A (175 mg q12 and 350 mg q12) compared to placebo in patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) using paroxetine (20 mg qd) as positive control. In addition, the tolerability and safety of SR58611A in patients with MDD will be evaluated.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Major Depressive Disorder Drug: amibegron (SR58611A) Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 680 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Eight-Week, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Study With Paroxetine (10 mg qd) as Positive Control, Evaluating the Efficacy, Safety, Tolerability of Two Fixed Doses of SR58611A (175 mg q12/ 350 mg q12) in Outpatients With MDD
Study Start Date : September 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : November 2007

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change from baseline in total score of a depression rating scale at 8 weeks

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Safety assessments

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient with Major Depressive Disorder diagnosed according to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-IV-TR
  • Patient meets criteria for a recurrent Major Depressive Episode (MDE)
  • Patient meets severity assessments of depression specified by the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient is at immediate risk for suicidal behavior
  • Patient is with a unstable medical condition
  • Patient with psychotic features, catatonic features, seasonal pattern or postpartum onset
  • Patient has taken concomitant treatment that may interfere with valid collection or interpretation of study data
  • Patient has been treated with non-pharmacologic therapy intended to treat depression in the past 6 months
  • Patient has been treated with paroxetine (Paxil) within the previous 6 months
  • Patient is pregnant or breastfeeding, or likely to become pregnant during the course of the study

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00385307

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United States, New Jersey
Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States, 08807
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Study Director: ICD CSD Sanofi
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Responsible Party: ICD Study Director, sanofi-aventis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00385307    
Other Study ID Numbers: EFC6607
First Posted: October 9, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 25, 2009
Last Verified: March 2009
Keywords provided by Sanofi:
Clinical Trials
Major Depressive Disorder
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Depressive Disorder
Depressive Disorder, Major
Mood Disorders
Mental Disorders
Behavioral Symptoms
Adrenergic beta-Agonists
Adrenergic Agonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs