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The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy and safety of Ramelteon, once daily (QD), sublingual (SL), in adult patients with acute depressive episodes associated with Bipolar I disorder.
Participants will be seen twice during the first week of treatment, weekly during the first 2 weeks of treatment and then every 2 weeks up to the end of the 8-week treatment period. Participants who complete the 8-week treatment period will have a follow-up visit approximately seven days after the last visit. A safety follow-up phone call will be made 30 days after completion of the 8-week treatment period.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Acute Depressive Episode
Ramelteon SL, Ramelteon SL, Ramelteon SL, Placebo
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T04:00:29-0400
The purpose of this study to determine the degree to which ramelteon, once daily (QD), can reduce the insomnia symptoms associated with rapid, eastward travel across 5 time zones.
The purpose of this study is to see if ramelteon will reduce the number of migraine headaches over a 12 week period. The safety and tolerability of ramelteon will also be evaluated. Rame...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the ability of ramelteon to advance the timing of sleep in individuals with delayed sleep phase syndrome.
The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy and safety of ramelteon, once daily (QD), taken in combination with Gabapentin for treating insomnia.
The purpose of this study is to determine the Pharmacokinetic profile, safety, and tolerability of ramelteon in adolescent subjects with insomnia and gender- and race-matched healthy adult...
Activation of melatonin receptors protects the heart against ischemia-reperfusion injury. Ramelteon, a clinically used drug for insomnia, acts via activation of melatonin receptors. We investigated wh...
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The authors have been made aware that the following sentence is incorrect: 'Like IIK7, both ramelteon and tasimelteon have a greater affinity for the MT2 receptor .'
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Both major depressive disorder (MDD) and first episode schizophrenia spectrum (FES) are associated with significant neurocognitive deficits. However, it remains unclear whether the neurocognitive defi...
An episode of MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA that generally lasts longer than a transient anginal episode but that does not usually result in MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION.
Acute or chronic INFLAMMATION of the PANCREAS due to excessive ALCOHOL DRINKING. Alcoholic pancreatitis usually presents as an acute episode but it is a chronic progressive disease in alcoholics.
A serotonin uptake inhibitor that is used as an antidepressive agent. It has been shown to be effective in patients with major depressive disorders and other subsets of depressive disorders. It is generally more useful in depressive disorders associated with insomnia and anxiety. This drug does not aggravate psychotic symptoms in patients with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorders. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p309)
Misunderstanding among individuals, frequently research subjects, of scientific methods such as randomization and placebo controls.
An effect usually, but not necessarily, beneficial that is attributable to an expectation that the regimen will have an effect, i.e., the effect is due to the power of suggestion.
Depression is a serious mental health condition, where sad feelings carry on for weeks or months and interfere with your life. The symptoms include feeling unhappy most of the time (but may feel a little better in the evenings), loosing interest in lif...
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Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks. Over half of Bipolar cases develops before the age of 25. Bipolar ...