Studies in Porphyria IV: Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH) Analogues for Prevention of Cyclic Attacks
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00004330|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 19, 1999
Last Update Posted : June 24, 2005
Assess whether chronic administration of gonadotropin-releasing hormone analogues is safe and effective for the prevention of cyclic attacks of acute porphyria in women.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
|Porphyria||Drug: luteinizing hormone-releasing factor|
PROTOCOL OUTLINE: All patients receive a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) analogue. Treatment begins on days 1 to 3 of a menstrual cycle.
Low-dose estrogen begins at approximately 3 months. All patients must have a daily calcium intake of at least 1 gram; supplements are allowed.
Patients are followed for at least 1 year.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Study Start Date :||March 1987|
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00004330
|United States, Texas|
|University of Texas Medical Branch|
|Galveston, Texas, United States, 77555-0209|
|Study Chair:||Karl E Anderson||University of Texas|