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Bone Effects of Teriparatide Following Alendronate

This study has been completed.
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First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: January 24, 2007
Last verified: January 2007
The purpose of this study is to assess the effect of 24 months of treatment with once daily teriparatide injection (recombinant human PTH [1-34]) 20 micrograms on bone histomorphometry and architecture. Patients will include postmenopausal, osteoporotic women who have been treated long term (at least 36 months) with alendronate, as well as postmenopausal, osteoporotic women who have never been treated for osteoporosis.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: teriparatide
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Bone Effects of Subcutaneous Teriparatide Following Discontinuation of Alendronate Treatment in Postmenopausal Women With Osteoporosis

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Further study details as provided by Eli Lilly and Company:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • conventional histomorphometric parameters (bone turnover, bone formation rate, and bone volume) and microdamage accumulation from iliac crest biopsies.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • BMD (DXA, Holoc Delphi A),Biochemical markers of bone metabolism,3-D bone morphology by high resolution quantitative Computed Tomography (QCT)

Estimated Enrollment: 66
Study Start Date: September 2003
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 2006

Ages Eligible for Study:   55 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of Osteoporosis: Pretreated patients currently osteoporotic or osteopenic. Treatment-naive patients currently osteoporotic
  • Pretreated patients will have had at least 36 months of treatment with alendronate Na 10 mg/day or 70 mg/week. Treatment-naive patients will have no significant osteoporosis treatment in the prior 36 months, as assessed by the investigator

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of bone metabolic diseases, Paget's disease, renal osteodystrophy, osteomalacia, any secondary causes of osteoporosis, hyperparathyroidism (uncorrected), and intestinal malabsorption.
  • History of malignant neoplasms in the prior 5 years, with the exception of superficial basal cell carcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma of the skin that has been definitively treated. If malignant neoplasm was ever diagnosed, patient must presently be free of disease.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00191893

For additional information regarding investigative sites for this trial, contact 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559, 1-317-615-4559) Mon - Fri from 9 AM to 5 PM Eastern Time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST), or speak with your personal physician
Graz, Austria, A-8010
Czech Republic
For additional information regarding investigative sites for this trial, contact 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559, 1-317-615-4559) Mon - Fri from 9 AM to 5 PM Eastern Time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST), or speak with your personal physician
Praha, Czech Republic, 12808
Sponsors and Collaborators
Eli Lilly and Company
Study Director: Call 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559) or 1-317-615-4559 Mon - Fri 9 AM - 5 PM Eastern Time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST) Eli Lilly and Company
  More Information Identifier: NCT00191893     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 7918
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: January 24, 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Bone Density Conservation Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on May 25, 2017