MAJOR DEPRESSIVE DISORDER
What is this study investigating?
The overall goal of the study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the investigational drug plus an oral antidepressant, compared to placebo plus and oral antidepressant in patients with Major Depressive Disorder.
What medications are being used? Qualified candidates will be started on one of the following FDA-approved antidepressant medications: Zoloft® (Sertraline), Celexa® (Citalopram), Lexapro® (Escitalopram), Pristiq®(Desvenlafaxine), or Cymbalta® (Duloxetine). Which medication chosen is based off of our psychiatrist’s recommendation. SAGE-217 (Zuranolone) is an oral investigational product that is dosed for 14-days in the beginning of your treatment with a traditional antidepressant.
Overview:This is a 6-week long clinical trial that entails 2 in-office visits per week for the first two weeks, and 1 in-office visit per week for the remainder of the four weeks of the study.
You May Qualify If:
– You are 18 to 64 years of age
– You are NOT currently on an antidepressant medication
– You are experiencing symptoms of depression
– Please Note: If you are an individual of child-bearing potential, you are required to be one (1) of the following:
Qualified candidates may be compensated $75 per visit. Free transportation assistance may be provided to those who enroll.
*A SIMILAR STUDY IS ALSO ACTIVELY ENROLLING FOR CANDIDATES AGED 18-75 WHO ARE CURRENTLY TREATING THEIR DEPRESSION WITH AN ANTIDEPRESSANT MEDICATION.*