Growth Hormone Deficiency in Adults (GHDA)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 22, 2007
Last Update Posted : February 28, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S

Brief Summary:
This trial is conducted in Japan. The aim of this trial is to demonstrate superiority of the effect of NN-220 compared with that of placebo as assessed by the change in percent in truncal fat (kg) from baseline to 24 weeks' treatment (end of treatment) in patients with Growth Hormone Deficiency in Adults (GHDA).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Growth Hormone Disorder Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency Drug: somatropin Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 121 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Investigation of the Efficacy and Safety of NN-220 for 24 Weeks in Adults With Growth Hormone Deficiency
Actual Study Start Date : May 31, 2003
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 24, 2005
Actual Study Completion Date : January 24, 2005

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percent change in truncal fat (kg) from baseline [ Time Frame: at 24 weeks (end of treatment) ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in total body fat, total LBM, etc. from baseline to 24 weeks
  2. Lipid-related laboratory tests (total cholesterol, HDL-cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol, and triglyceride)
  3. IGF-I SDS, IGFBP-3 SDS, and IGF-I/IGFBP-3 molar ratio
  4. Adverse events
  5. Clinical laboratory tests
  6. FPG, insulin, and HbA1c

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with diagnosed GHD
  • If the subject has a history of treatment of treatment for a tumour of pituitary or peripheral site, two years or more must have passed since completion of surgery, radiotherapy or other treatment, and recurrence of the underlying disease to be excluded
  • Appropriate replacement therapy has been administered for more than 24 weeks for the treatment of other pituitary hormone deficiencies

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subject with a history of acromegaly
  • Subject with diabetes mellitus
  • Subject suffering from malignancy
  • Several medical conditions

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00519558

Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Tokyo, Japan, 1000005
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Study Director: Global Clinical Registry (GCR, 1452) Novo Nordisk A/S

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier: NCT00519558     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GHLIQUID-1518
JapicCTI-R070007 ( Registry Identifier: JAPIC )
First Posted: August 22, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 28, 2017
Last Verified: February 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Endocrine System Diseases
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
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs