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A Post Marketing Surveillance Program for NutropinAq® in Paediatric Growth Disorders (iNCGS)

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified July 2016 by Ipsen
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First received: April 3, 2007
Last updated: July 20, 2016
Last verified: July 2016
This study is a multicenter, open label, observational, post marketing surveillance study of NutropinAq® in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Romania and United Kingdom to collect long-term safety and effectiveness information on NutropinAq® during treatment of paediatric growth disorders.

Condition Phase
Growth Hormone Disorders
Phase 4

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: International Cooperative Growth Study (iNCGS) Post Marketing Surveillance Program for NutropinAq® [Somatropin (rDNA Origin) Injection]

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by Ipsen:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of participants with adverse events [ Time Frame: Every 3 months until study completion ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    Description and incidence of any Serious Adverse Event (SAE) and all related (serious and non-serious) Adverse Events (AEs).

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Treatment height measurements until epiphyseal closure is achieved. [ Time Frame: Every 3 months until study completion ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 5250
Study Start Date: June 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2099
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2099 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
The objective of this study is to collect long term safety and effectiveness information on Ipsen's growth hormone (GH) NutropinAq® regarding treatment of paediatric growth disorders for which GH is indicated.

Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Genders Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Children treated with NutropinAq in the specialised paediatric endocrinology centres

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Children of either sex who are treated with NutropinAq® for the treatment of growth failure
  • Patients who are willing to comply with follow-up appointments throughout study participation
  • Written informed consent signed by both parents or by the liable parent or by the legal guardian when applicable, and by the child when applicable

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients not treated with NutropinAq®
  • Patients with closed epiphyses
  • Patients with active neoplasia
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00455728

Contact: Ipsen Recruitment Enquiries

United Kingdom
Ipsen Central Contact Recruiting
Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom, SL1 3XE
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Caroline Sert, MD Ipsen
  More Information

Responsible Party: Ipsen Identifier: NCT00455728     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2-79-58035-005 
Study First Received: April 3, 2007
Last Updated: July 20, 2016
Health Authority: France: French Data Protection Authority
Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices
United Kingdom: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
Italy: Ministry of Health
Spain: Spanish Agency of Medicines
Romania: Ethics Committee
Romania: National Agency for Medicines and Medical Devices
Austria: Federal Office for Safety in Health Care processed this record on January 17, 2017