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EVA: Evista Alendronate Comparison

This study has been completed.
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Eli Lilly and Company Identifier:
First received: May 7, 2002
Last updated: July 18, 2006
Last verified: July 2006
The purpose of this study is to determine how treatment with raloxifene compares to treatment with alendronate in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis on the chance of experiencing fractures

Condition Intervention Phase
Osteoporosis Drug: raloxifene HCI and alendronate Na Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria

  • 50-80 years of age, inclusive
  • 2 years since last menses
  • Dx femoral neck osteoporosis
  • No vertebral fractures

Exclusion Criteria

  • Poor candidate for study drugs
  • Hx of diseases affecting bone metabolism
  • Hx of breast/estrogen-dependent cancer
  • Current use of osteoporosis drug therapy
  • Hx/high risk of VTE
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00035971

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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00035971     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 5548
Study First Received: May 7, 2002
Last Updated: July 18, 2006

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Raloxifene Hydrochloride
Bone Density Conservation Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Estrogen Antagonists
Hormone Antagonists
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators
Estrogen Receptor Modulators processed this record on August 18, 2017