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Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Seasonale for Treatment of Low Bone Mineral Density

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
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Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Identifier:
First received: June 30, 2005
Last updated: August 8, 2013
Last verified: August 2013
This is a randomized, multicenter, placebo-controlled study to evaluate the effects of Seasonale, an extended-regimen oral contraceptive, on bone mineral density in adolescent females who have had their menstrual period but now have secondary amenorrhea and also have osteopenia. The duration of the study for each patient will be approximately two years.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Seasonale (levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol)
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of a 91-Day Extended-Cycle Combination Oral Contraceptive (Seasonale) for the Treatment of Low Bone Mineral Density in Adolescent Females With Secondary Amenorrhea and Osteopenia

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Further study details as provided by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Mean percent change in the lumbar spine bone mineral density at month 12

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Interim and 24 month mean percent change in lumbar spine bone mineral density
  • Mean percent change in the proximal femur (hip) bone mineral density
  • Mean percent change in total body bone mineral density
  • Mean change in biochemical markers of bone resorption and bone formation
  • Change in body weight

Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: July 2005
Study Completion Date: August 2007
Primary Completion Date: July 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 17 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Not sexually active and agree to remain sexually inactive throughout the course of the study
  • First menstrual period at least one year ago
  • No menstrual period in the last 6 months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding
  • Known or suspected pregnancy
  • Medical history of any disorder that contraindicates the use of oral contraceptives
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Responsible Party: Duramed Research, Inc Identifier: NCT00117260     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SEA-305
Study First Received: June 30, 2005
Last Updated: August 8, 2013

Keywords provided by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries:
bone mineral density

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Ethinyl Estradiol
Ethinyl estradiol, levonorgestrel drug combination
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Contraceptive Agents, Female
Contraceptive Agents
Reproductive Control Agents
Contraceptives, Oral, Synthetic
Contraceptives, Oral
Contraceptives, Oral, Combined processed this record on April 28, 2017