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Study Comparing Arzoxifene With Raloxifene in Women After Menopause With Osteoporosis

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: October 3, 2006
Last Update Posted: January 28, 2010
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Information provided by:
Eli Lilly and Company
The purpose of this study is to compare the effect of arzoxifene to raloxifene on the bone mineral density (bone strength).

Condition Intervention Phase
Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal Drug: Arzoxifene Drug: Raloxifene Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Comparison of the Efficacy and Safety of Arzoxifene Versus Raloxifene in Postmenopausal Women With Osteoporosis

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Further study details as provided by Eli Lilly and Company:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percent change in Lumbar Spine BMD [ Time Frame: baseline to 12 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Secondary BMD measures of total hip and femoral neck [ Time Frame: at 6 and 12 months ]
  • Biochemical markers of bone metabolism assessed [ Time Frame: baseline, 3, 6, and 12 months ]
  • Assessment of coagulation parameters [ Time Frame: baseline, 3, 6, and 12 months ]
  • Breast Density by mammogram [ Time Frame: screening and 12 months ]

Enrollment: 320
Study Start Date: October 2006
Study Completion Date: July 2008
Primary Completion Date: July 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Drug: Arzoxifene
20 mg, oral, tablet, once a day for 52 weeks
Other Name: LY353381
Active Comparator: 2 Drug: Raloxifene
60 mg, oral, tablet, once a day for 52 weeks
Other Names:
  • LY139481
  • Evista


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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Must have osteoporosis
  • Must be between 50 and 75 years old and be able to walk
  • Have at least two of your back bones that can be x-rayed
  • Have not had a period in at least two years
  • Be willing to have blood tests

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Have a bone disease other than osteoporosis
  • History of estrogen dependent cancer
  • History of stroke or certain heart problems
  • Possibly have an allergy to raloxifene or arzoxifene
  • Have certain abnormal lab values
  • History of seizure disorder
  • Have unexplained vaginal bleeding or an abnormal pap smear
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00383422

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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
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Chief Medical Officer, Eli Lilly
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00383422     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 8580
H4Z-MC-GJAR ( Other Identifier: Eli Lilly and Company )
First Submitted: September 29, 2006
First Posted: October 3, 2006
Last Update Posted: January 28, 2010
Last Verified: January 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Metabolic Diseases
Raloxifene Hydrochloride
Estrogen Antagonists
Hormone Antagonists
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators
Estrogen Receptor Modulators
Bone Density Conservation Agents