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A Post Marketing Surveillance Study for NutropinAq® in Adults With Growth Hormone Deficiency

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ipsen Identifier:
First received: April 3, 2007
Last updated: April 3, 2012
Last verified: April 2012
This study is a multicenter, open-label, observational, post marketing surveillance program to collect information on the use of NutropinAq® in adults suffering from Growth Hormone Deficiency in Germany, Italy, and United Kingdom

Condition Phase
Growth Hormone Disorders Phase 4

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: International Cooperative Metabolic Study (iNCMS) of NutropinAq® [Somatropin (rDNA Origin) Injection] Replacement Therapy in Adults With Growth Hormone Deficiency

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Further study details as provided by Ipsen:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Incidence of serious adverse events [ Time Frame: when reported ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Incidence of targeted adverse events, including adrenal insufficiency, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome, intracranial hypertension, new onset and recurrence of leukemia & tumor, pancreatitis, peripheral edema requiring medical intervention and death [ Time Frame: when reported ]
  • Incidence of intercurrent cardiovascular events [ Time Frame: when reported ]
  • Incidence of fractures [ Time Frame: when reported ]

Enrollment: 546
Study Start Date: June 2006
Study Completion Date: December 2011

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Adult patients treated with NutropinAq in the specialised adult endocrinology centres in Germany, Italy, and UK.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Patients treated with NutropinAq®
  • Patients having completed growth (fused epiphyses)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Active neoplasia
  • Pregnancy
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00455884

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

Responsible Party: Ipsen Identifier: NCT00455884     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2-79-58035-006
Study First Received: April 3, 2007
Last Updated: April 3, 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dwarfism, Pituitary
Bone Diseases, Developmental
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Bone Diseases, Endocrine
Pituitary Diseases
Hypothalamic Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on August 17, 2017