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The main purpose of this study is to determine if Provigil® (modafinil) at a dose of 200 mg once daily is safe and effective for treating symptoms of sleepiness and fatigue associated with Major Depressive Disorder when added to a SSRI.
Approximately 100 male and female outpatients, who are between the ages of 18 and 65, will be enrolled at four sites in the United States. This study consists of two parts. The first part consists of 6 weeks of open label treatment with a selected SSRI & double blind treatment with Provigil or placebo (inactive medication).
After the six week double blind treatment phase all patients will enter a four week open label treatment phase with Provigil. The dose of Provigil is not to exceed 400 mg and cannot be less than 100 mg per day. They will continue taking the prescribed SSRI.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment
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To determine whether therapy with Modafinal(Provigil) is safe and effective in fatigue in MS Patients
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The objective of this study was to investigate the bioequivalence of Mylan modafinil 200 mg tablets to Cephalon Provigil® 200 mg tablets following a single, oral 200 mg (1 x 200 mg) dose ...
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Depressive states usually of moderate intensity in contrast with major depression present in neurotic and psychotic disorders.
The prototypical tricyclic antidepressant. It has been used in major depression, dysthymia, bipolar depression, attention-deficit disorders, agoraphobia, and panic disorders. It has less sedative effect than some other members of this therapeutic group.
A propylamine formed from the cyclization of the side chain of amphetamine. This monoamine oxidase inhibitor is effective in the treatment of major depression, dysthymic disorder, and atypical depression. It also is useful in panic and phobic disorders. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p311)
An MAO inhibitor that is effective in the treatment of major depression, dysthymic disorder, and atypical depression. It also is useful in the treatment of panic disorder and the phobic disorders. (From AMA, Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p311)
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