Mifepristone vs. Placebo for Treatment of Patients with Major Depression with Psychotic Features




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* Buprenorphine for TRD

* Mifepristone for Psychotic Depression (CORCEPT)

Assessment Only:

* Emotion/Physiology


Approximately 450 patients will be randomized to receive CORLUX® (Mifepristone) or placebo for 7 days followed by antidepressant. The purpose is to compare the efficacy of CORLUX followed by antidepressant versus placebo followed by antidepressant in reducing psychotic symptoms in patients with a diagnosis of psychotic depression.

Condition Intervention Phase
Psychotic Depression
Major Depression With Psychotic Features
Drug: mifepristone
Drug: placebo
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of the Efficacy and Safety of CORLUX (Mifepristone) vs. Placebo in the Treatment of Psychotic Symptoms in Patients With Major Depressive Disorder With Psychotic Features



Ages Eligible for Study:   22 Years to 75 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No



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