Estrogen Treatment in Acromegalic Women

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified May 2006 by Université de Montréal.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Information provided by:
Université de Montréal Identifier:
First received: April 13, 2006
Last updated: May 25, 2006
Last verified: May 2006

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

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Alesse
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind

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Further study details as provided by Université de Montréal:

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: May 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2007
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.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

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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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00315107

Contact: Omar SERRI, MD 514-890-8000 ext 25607

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

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00315107     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HND01
Study First Received: April 13, 2006
Last Updated: May 25, 2006
Health Authority: Canada: Health Canada processed this record on March 31, 2015