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Estrogen Treatment in Acromegalic Women

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00315107
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified May 2006 by Université de Montréal.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : April 17, 2006
Last Update Posted : May 26, 2006
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Novartis
Information provided by:
Université de Montréal

Brief Summary:
Oral estrogens may be an effective adjuvant treatment for control of acromegaly in patients with resistance to somatostatin analogs.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Acromegaly Drug: Alesse Phase 2

Detailed Description:
This will be a canadian multicenter study with a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled design, to assess the efficacy and safety of adjuvant alesse in female acromegalic patients with suboptimal response to sandostatin LAR treatment.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 30 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Study Start Date : May 2006
Study Completion Date : August 2007

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Women 18 years and older treated with somatostatin analogs
  • Active acromegaly

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Cardiovascular or cerebrovascular disease
  • Thrombophlebitis or thromboembolism
  • Breast cancer
  • Non-controlled arterial hypertension
  • Smoking
  • Pregnancy or lactation

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Contacts
Contact: Omar SERRI, MD 514-890-8000 ext 25607 omar.serri@umontreal.ca

Locations
Canada, Quebec
CHUM - Notre-Dame Hospital Recruiting
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H2L 4M1
Principal Investigator: Omar Serri, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Université de Montréal
Novartis
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Omar Serri, MD CHUM- Endocrinology

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00315107     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HND01
First Posted: April 17, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 26, 2006
Last Verified: May 2006

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