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Long-term Trial on Growth Hormone Deficiency in Adults (GHDA)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00184730
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 16, 2005
Last Update Posted : November 17, 2016
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
This trial is conducted in Japan. This protocol describes an extension trial to supply hGH to subjects who wish continuous treatment after the long-term Phase 3 trial (GHLiquid-1519) until hGH products have been approved for GHDA in Japan.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Growth Hormone Disorder Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency Drug: somatropin Phase 3

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 86 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Investigation of the Efficacy and Safety of hGH in Long Term (More Than 48 Weeks) in GHDA.
Study Start Date : November 2004
Primary Completion Date : September 2006
Study Completion Date : September 2006

Arms and Interventions

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Lipid-related laboratory tests parameters (total cholesterol, HDL-cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol, and triglyceride) [ Time Frame: at the end of treatment ]
  2. GH-related laboratory parameters (IGF-I, IGF-I SDS, IGFBP-3, IGFBP-3 SDS and IGF-I / IGFBP-3 molar ratio) [ Time Frame: at the end of treatment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Adverse events
  2. FPG, insulin, and HbA1C
  3. Clinical laboratory tests

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years to 67 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects who completed GHLiquid-1519.
  • If the subject has a history of treatment for a tumor of pituitary or peripheral site, two years or more have to be passed since completion of surgery, radiotherapy or other treatment, and recurrence of the underlying disease to be excluded.
  • Appropriate replacement therapy has been administered for more than 24 weeks for the treatment of other pituitary hormone deficiencies.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subject with a history of acromegaly.
  • Subject with diabetes mellitus.
  • Subject suffering from malignancy.
  • Several medical conditions
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00184730

Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Tokyo, Japan, 1000005
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Study Director: Global Clinical Registry (GCR, 1452) Novo Nordisk A/S
More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00184730     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GHLIQUID-1650
JapicCTI-050134 ( Registry Identifier: japic )
First Posted: September 16, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 17, 2016
Last Verified: November 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Endocrine System Diseases
Dwarfism, Pituitary
Bone Diseases, Developmental
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Bone Diseases, Endocrine
Pituitary Diseases
Hypothalamic Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases