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Major Depressive Disorder Adjunctive Therapy Investigational Medication Study

Clinical Trial Title: 
A phase 3, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of an investigational medication as adjunctive therapy in major depressive disorder
Clinical Trial Protocol ID: 
Clinical Trial Investigator Name: 
Corey Goldstein, MD
Clinical Trial Protocol Description: 

This is an 18- to 19-week study in patients with major depressive disorder who have an inadequate response to certain other antidepressants. The study will include a one- to two-week screening period, followed by an eight-week, open-label period of treatment with an antidepressant, followed by an eight-week, double-blind treatment period with the investigational medication or placebo added to the antidepressant therapy, followed by a one-week safety follow-up period. A 26-week open-label extension study may also be available to those who complete the lead-in study.

Clinical Trial Eligibility Criteria: 

In order to participate you must meet the following criteria:

  • Are 18-65 years of age.
  • Have major depressive disorder, with current episode lasting between two and 12 months.
  • Have failure to an adequate trial of an antidepressant during the current depressive episode.

You will be excluded from the study if any of the following criteria apply to you:

  • Have certain other diagnoses.
  • Have a history of ECT and/or certain other treatments during the current episode or within 6 months of study.
  • Have current, or history of, substance use or dependence.
  • Have certain other medical conditions.
  • Have current, or history of, cataracts, eye surgery, laser treatment.

This is a partial list of eligibility requirements. 

Clinical Trial Area: 
Mental Health Disorders
Contact Phone: 
(312) 942-6597
Contact Name: 
Treatment Research Center