Table 17Summary of Trial Characteristics

Trial CharacteristicsCategoriesStudies (n)
Publication statusUnique RCTs27
CountryMultinational19
Single country5
Single centre3
Study designDouble-blind15
Rater-blinded9
Open label3
SponsorsManufacturer21
Manufacturer/public2
Public2
Not reported2
Publication year1993 to 2013
Randomized sample size75 to 1,430
Number of sites1 to 200

n = number; RCT = randomized controlled trial.

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