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Study Evaluating Levonorgestrel and Ethinyl Estradiol in Oral Contraception

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00248963
First Posted: November 4, 2005
Last Update Posted: May 19, 2006
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Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
  Purpose
To evaluate the contraceptive efficacy of an oral contraceptive containing a combination of LNG 90 mg/EE 20 mg in a continuous-use regimen and to evaluate the safety compared to LNG 100 mg/EE 20 mg for 21 days followed by a 7-day hormone-free interval in a cyclic regimen.

Condition Intervention Phase
Oral Contraceptive Drug: Levonorgestrel 90 mg and Ethinyl Estradiol 20 mg Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
Official Title: A Multicenter, Randomized, Open-Label Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Levonorgestrel 90 Mg and Ethinyl Estradiol 20 Mg in a Continuous 28-Day Regimen for Oral Contraception Versus a Cyclic 21-Day Regimen Oral Contraceptive

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Further study details as provided by Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate the contraceptive efficacy of an OC containing a combination of LNG 90 mg/EE 20 mg in a continuous-use regimen and the safety compared to LNG 100 mg/EE 20 mg for 21 days followed by a 7-day hormone-free interval in a cyclic regimen

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate the effects on vaginal bleeding profile, hemostatic balance, lipid, carbohydrate, bone metabolism measures, hemoglobin levels, discontinuation rates, compliance with respect to pill taking, subject satisfaction

Estimated Enrollment: 600
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2004
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 49 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy women aged 18 to 49 years who are willing to rely upon a combination birth control pill as their only method of contraception.
  • Women must be sexually active and at risk for becoming pregnant.
  • Women must have had regular (21- to 35- day) menstrual cycles for the 3-month period preceding study visit 1.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • High blood pressure
  • Age greater then 34 and smoking more than 15 cigarettes per day.
  • Depression requiring hospitalization or associated with suicidal ideation within the last 3 years.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00248963


Sponsors and Collaborators
Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
Investigators
Study Director: Medical Monitor Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00248963     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0858A2-315
First Submitted: November 2, 2005
First Posted: November 4, 2005
Last Update Posted: May 19, 2006
Last Verified: May 2006

Keywords provided by Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer:
Oral Contraceptive

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Estradiol
Polyestradiol phosphate
Ethinyl Estradiol
Estradiol 3-benzoate
Estradiol 17 beta-cypionate
Estradiol valerate
Contraceptive Agents
Levonorgestrel
Ethinyl estradiol, levonorgestrel drug combination
Contraceptives, Oral
Estrogens
Hormones
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Reproductive Control Agents
Contraceptive Agents, Female
Contraceptives, Oral, Synthetic
Contraceptives, Oral, Combined