Provigil in Conjunction With SSRIs for the Treatment of Mild or Moderate Depression With Attendant Symptoms of Sleepiness and Fatigue.

2014-08-27 03:49:23 | BioPortfolio


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.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment


Major Depression




Stanford University
United States




Emory University

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