Navigation Links
SPRI Clinical Trials Now Enrolling Patients for Study of New Treatment for Depression
Date:10/15/2007

Patient Recruitment Starting Now -- For More Information, Call 888-345-7774

or Visit Our Website at http://www.spristudy.com

NEW YORK, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- SPRI Clinical Trials announced today that it is now screening patients for enrollment in the parAGOn Clinical Trial Program, which will start with two Phase III studies to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of agomelatine, a novel, investigational, once-daily medication for the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD). The 8-week, randomized, placebo-controlled studies are sponsored by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, and each of the two Phase III studies will include 490 patients from approximately 50 centers.

This investigational new drug targets both melatonin receptors and serotonin (5-HT2c) receptors.

The parAGOn Clinical Trial Program is open to patients between the ages of 18 and 70 who are experiencing MDD and meet other eligibility criteria. Eligible patients will be equally randomized to receive either treatment with agomelatine 25 mg, agomelatine 50 mg or placebo once daily for 8 weeks. Patients who complete the eight-week double-blind treatment phase may also participate in a 52-week open-label extension of the study.

MDD is the most common mood disorder, affecting approximately 15 million American adults, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Common symptoms include: depressed mood, loss of interest in daily activities, poor concentration, weight loss (or gain), decrease of appetite, sleep disturbance, feelings of worthlessness and /or of guilt, and suicidal ideation. Episodes of depression may be chronic and recurrent, according to the National Institute of Mental Health.

Contact Dr. Nick Vatakis at 888-345-7774 for more information about the ParAGOn Clinical Trial Program.


'/>"/>
SOURCE SPRI Clinical Trials
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine technology :

1. Genetic Analysis Systems Enter the Clinical Mainstream
2. Clinical Study Shows Regenecare Relieves Pain and Itching of Skin Rashes Caused by Widely Used Cancer Drugs
3. Large Geographic Differences in EpiPen Prescriptions in the U.S., From the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
4. Sygnis Pharma AG announces date for presentation of clinical results
5. Neose Announces Presentation of Positive Preclinical Data on GlycoPEGylated Factor VIIa at the XXI Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis
6. Clinical Data Suggest Decreased Bleeding Risk in People With Severe Hemophilia A While Maintaining Factor VIII Levels Above One Percent
7. Biofrontera AG Announces Clinical Study Confirms Excellent Efficacy of BF-200 ALA In Actinic Keratosis
8. Halozyme Therapeutics Enhanze Technology Large Protein Molecule Therapeutic Clinical Trial Results Presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of the Controlled Release Society
9. Corgenix Reports New Clinical Data Correlating AtherOx Technology With Vascular Disease
10. AVI BioPharma Partner Cook Medical Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment for APPRAISAL Phase II Clinical Trial for Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease
11. Protox Announces Positive Clinical Data from Prostate Cancer Study
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/15/2017)... 15, 2017 Enterin Inc., a privately-held CNS pharmaceutical ... novel compounds to treat Parkinson,s disease (PD), has enrolled the ... Phase 1/2a randomized, controlled, multicenter study involving patients with PD ... 50 patients over a 9-to-12-month period. The first stage is ... with PD. Participating sites include Denver , ...
(Date:5/10/2017)... 10, 2017  The Corporate Whistleblower Center says, ... sleep therapy clinics to call us anytime at ... is involved in a substantial scheme to overbill ... from an employee of a medical equipment company ... to provide medical practice groups with extra generous incentives ...
(Date:5/9/2017)... May 9, 2017  Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ... clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of ... Canadian Intellectual Property Office has granted Oramed a ... of Exenatide". The patent covers Oramed,s invention of ... GLP-1 is an incretin hormone that stimulates the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... 24, 2017 , ... Accordant Technology, a trusted IT solutions ... an analytics-first approach, layered with machine learning, that provides real-time visibility into the ... cloud to the edge. Through the new partnership, customers get the real-time situational ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 24, 2017 , ... ... for-profit and nonprofit hospitals and health systems in the nation and help their ... institutions, led professional organizations and been instrumental in developing successful hospital and health ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... City (PRWEB) , ... May 23, 2017 , ... ... Population Health and Clinical Integration company, announced today that its iClinic V12.2 ... Home (PCMH) 2017 Prevalidation. NCQA recently introduced PCMH 2017 standards which emphasize ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... Cambridge, MA, May 23, 2017—Total ... according to a Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) study, a contrast from the ... System: CompScope™ Benchmarks, 17th Edition looks at indemnity and medical payments for ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... London, May 23, 2017: ... serve earlier this month as a Guest Speaker and Contributor to a weeklong series ... and Common Purpose. , Walter Schindler and SAIL Capital ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):