A Study of Seltorexant as Adjunctive Therapy to Antidepressants in Adult and Elderly Participants With Major Depressive Disorder With Insomnia Symptoms Who Have Responded Inadequately to Antidepressant Therapy

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    Janssen Research & Development, LLC
Updated on 20 October 2022

Summary

The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of Seltorexant compared with placebo as adjunctive therapy to an antidepressant in improving depressive symptoms in participants with major depressive disorder with insomnia symptoms (MDDIS) who have had an inadequate response to current antidepressant therapy with a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) or serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI).

Description

Major depressive disorder (MDD) is a common, serious, recurrent disorder. Seltorexant (JNJ-42847922) is a potent and selective antagonist of the human orexin-2 receptor (OX2R) that is being developed for the adjunctive treatment of MDDIS. The hypothesis for this study is that adjunctive treatment with seltorexant is superior to placebo in treating depressive symptoms, as measured by change in Montgomery Asberg Depression Rating Scale (MADRS) total score from baseline to Day 43 in adult and elderly participants with MDDIS who have had an inadequate response to treatment with a SSRI/SNRI. The study will be conducted in 3 phases: a screening phase (up to 30 days), a double-blind (DB) treatment phase (43 days), and a post treatment follow-up phase (7 to 14 days after DB treatment phase). Total duration of study is up to 12 weeks. Efficacy, safety, pharmacokinetics, and biomarkers will be assessed at specified time points during this study.

Details
Condition Depressive Disorder, Major
Treatment Placebo, Seltorexant
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04532749
SponsorJanssen Research & Development, LLC
Last Modified on20 October 2022

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