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Risedronate In The Prevention Of Osteoporosis In Osteopenic Postmenopausal Women

This study has been completed.
Procter and Gamble
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Sanofi Identifier:
First received: July 13, 2006
Last updated: December 11, 2009
Last verified: December 2009

To confirm the superiority of 5 mg daily risedronate as compared to placebo in maintaining or increasing bone mass in lumbar spine in osteopenic postmenopausal women

To confirm the efficacy of 5 mg daily risedronate in osteopenic postmenopausal women in maintaining or increasing bone mass in proximal femur and decreasing bone resorption

To confirm general safety of 5 mg daily risedronate as compared to placebo

Condition Intervention Phase
Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal Drug: risedronate (HMR4003) Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Two-year, Multicenter, Double-blind, Randomized, Placebo-controlled and Parallel Group Study of Oral Risedronate 5 mg Daily in the Prevention of Osteoporosis in Osteopenic Postmenopausal Women (More Than 5 Years Postmenopausal)

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Further study details as provided by Sanofi:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percent changes from baseline in lumbar spine bone mineral density (BMD) at Month 24 measured by DXA.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Percent changes in proximal femur BMD from baseline at month 12 and 24 (DXA)
  • Percent of responders (subjects with a positive change in lumbar spine BMD from baseline)at Month 12 and 24
  • Percent changes in bone turnover markers after 12 and 24 months of treatment
  • Physical examination and hematology tests before and after 12 and 24 months of treatment;Serum Chemistry before and after 6, 12 and 24 months of treatment
  • Occurrence of adverse events at each visit with special interest for upper gastro-intestinal events

Enrollment: 171
Study Start Date: December 2002
Study Completion Date: April 2005
Primary Completion Date: April 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Ambulatory, healthy postmenopausal women with

    • Natural menopause and more than 5 years after their last menstrual period
    • or surgical menopause and more than 5 years after surgery
    • osteopenia (lumbar spine T score between 1 and 2.5 SD below the mean value in normal young women).
  • With at least one risk factor for osteoporosis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Women who have received hormone replacement therapy (with estrogen and/or progestogen and/or androgen) or raloxifene within 3 months before visit 2 or calcitonin or calcitriol within 4 weeks before visit 2
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00353080

Helsinki, Finland
Gouda, Netherlands
Oslo, Norway
Madrid, Spain
Stockholm, Sweden
Sponsors and Collaborators
Procter and Gamble
Principal Investigator: Välimäki Matti, MD Division of Endocrinology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
  More Information

Responsible Party: ICD Study Director, sanofi-aventis Identifier: NCT00353080     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EFC6064
Study First Received: July 13, 2006
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

Keywords provided by Sanofi:
Prevention of postmenopausal osteoporosis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Risedronate Sodium
Etidronic Acid
Calcium Channel Blockers
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Bone Density Conservation Agents
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