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Randomized Study of Human Parathyroid Hormone in Middle-Aged Men With Idiopathic Osteoporosis

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified January 2000 by FDA Office of Orphan Products Development.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Columbia University
Information provided by:
FDA Office of Orphan Products Development Identifier:
First received: October 18, 1999
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: January 2000


I. Determine the effect of human parathyroid hormone (1-34) on bone mass in middle-aged men with idiopathic osteoporosis.

Condition Intervention
Drug: human parathyroid hormone

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by FDA Office of Orphan Products Development:

Estimated Enrollment: 36
Study Start Date: October 1999
Detailed Description:

PROTOCOL OUTLINE: This is a randomized, double blind, placebo controlled study. All patients self-administer daily subcutaneous injections of human parathyroid hormone (1-34) or placebo for a period of 2.5 years.

Patients are followed regularly for unacceptable toxicities.


Ages Eligible for Study:   29 Years to 67 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No


--Disease Characteristics--

Osteoporosis as defined by: Bone mineral density at the lumbar spine or femoral neck that is 2.5 standard deviations below peak bone mass reference value (T score less than -2.5)

No family history of male osteoporosis

No other metabolic bone disease

--Prior/Concurrent Therapy--

Endocrine therapy:

  • No concurrent glucocorticoid therapy
  • No prior steroid use

Surgery: No prior gastrointestinal tract surgery

Other: No prior or concurrent anticonvulsant therapy

--Patient Characteristics--

Hematopoietic: Normal CBC

Hepatic: Normal liver function

Renal: Normal renal function


  • Normal thyroid function
  • Normal adrenal function
  • Normal gonadal status
  • No myeloma or other malignancy
  • No alcoholism, hypercortisolism or diabetes mellitus
  • No gastrointestinal tract disease or disorder associated with malabsorption
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00004406

United States, New York
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Recruiting
New York, New York, United States, 10032
Contact: John Paul Bilezikian    212-305-6238      
Sponsors and Collaborators
Columbia University
Study Chair: John Paul Bilezikian Columbia University
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00004406     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 199/13293, CPS-CU-FDR001024
Study First Received: October 18, 1999
Last Updated: June 23, 2005
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by FDA Office of Orphan Products Development:
disease-related problem/condition
rare disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bone Diseases
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Musculoskeletal Diseases processed this record on February 27, 2015