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Study of Vortioxetine (Lu AA21004) in Major Depressive Disorder in Asian Countries

Information source: H. Lundbeck A/S
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 23, 2015
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Condition(s) targeted: Major Depressive Disorder

Intervention: Vortioxetine (Lu AA21004) (Drug); Venlafaxine extended release (Drug)

Phase: Phase 3

Status: Completed

Sponsored by: H. Lundbeck A/S

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Email contact via H. Lundbeck A/S, Study Director, Affiliation: LundbeckClinicalTrials@lundbeck.com


This study will be conducted with the aim of investigating the efficacy, safety and tolerability of 10 mg/day Vortioxetine in Asian patients compared to an approved active comparator (venlafaxine extended release 150 mg/day).

Clinical Details

Official title: Randomised, Double-blind, Parallel-group, Active-comparator (Venlafaxine Extended Release), Fixed-dose Study of [Vortioxetine] Lu AA21004 in Major Depressive Disorder in Asian Countries

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Primary outcome: Change From Baseline in MADRS Total Score at Week 8

Secondary outcome:

Change in CGI-S Score From Baseline to Week 8

CGI-I Score at Week 8

Change in HAM-A Total Score From Baseline to Week 8

MADRS Response at Week 8 (Response Defined as a ≥50% Decrease in the MADRS Total Score From Baseline)

Remission at Week 8 (Remission Defined as a MADRS Total Score ≤10)

Number of Adverse Events


Minimum age: 18 Years. Maximum age: 65 Years. Gender(s): Both.


Inclusion Criteria:

- The patient suffers from recurrent MDD as the primary diagnosis according to

DSM-IVTR™ criteria. The current Major Depressive Episode (MDE) should be confirmed using the Mini International Neuropsychiatric Interview (MINI)

- The patient has a MADRS total score ≥26

- The patient has a CGI-S score ≥4

- The reported duration of the current MDE is ≥3 months.

Other inclusion criteria may apply. Exclusion Criteria:

- The patient meets any of the exclusion criteria listed in the protocol or, in the

investigator's opinion, is unlikely to comply with the protocol or is unsuitable for any reason.

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Additional Information

Starting date: May 2012
Last updated: October 6, 2014

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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