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The primary objective of the study is to determine if an eight-week intervention with duloxetine significantly reduces depressive symptoms in symptomatic menopausal women. It is hypothesized that an eight-week trial with duloxetine promotes significant improvement in depression symptoms in menopausal women. The secondary aim of the study is to examine if an eight-week intervention with duloxetine significantly reduces vasomotor symptoms in symptomatic menopausal women. It is hypothesized that an eight-week trial with duloxetine promotes significant improvement in vasomotor symptoms in menopausal women.
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Massachusetts General Hospital
Massachusetts General Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:54-0400
How duloxetine compares to a medication currently available for the treatment of depression in the treatment of patients with major depressive disorder. The safety of duloxetine and any s...
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A thiophene derivative and selective NEUROTRANSMITTER UPTAKE INHIBITOR for SEROTONIN and NORADRENALINE (SNRI). It is an ANTIDEPRESSIVE AGENT and ANXIOLYTIC, and is also used for the treatment of pain in patients with DIABETES MELLITUS and FIBROMYALGIA.
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.
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