Treatment of Vasomotor Symptoms in Korean Post Menopausal Women

This study has been completed.
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First received: April 1, 2008
Last updated: December 30, 2014
Last verified: December 2014
Study to demonstrate that the therapeutic efficacy of Angeliq® is better than placebo in Korean postmenopausal women with hot flushes and other climacteric symptoms. Safety and tolerability of Angeliq.

Condition Intervention Phase
Vasomotor Symptoms
Drug: Angeliq (Drospirenone/17ß-estradiol, BAY86-4891)
Drug: Placebo
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-blind, Randomized, Placebo-controlled, Multicenter Study Investigating the Efficacy and Tolerability of Angeliq(drospirenon2mg and Estradiol 1mg) in Postmenopausal Korean Women With Vasomotor Symptoms Over 3, 28 Day Treatment Cycle

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Hot flush (frequency and severity) [ Time Frame: Daily in pre-treatment and treatment period ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Menopausal symptoms [ Time Frame: Baseline and after 4 weeks, 8, 12 and 16 weeks of treatment ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Urogenital symptoms [ Time Frame: Baseline and after 4 weeks, 8, 12 and 16 weeks of treatment ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Assessment of bleeding [ Time Frame: daily in pre-treatment and treatment period ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 90
Study Start Date: July 2004
Study Completion Date: May 2005
Arms Assigned Interventions
Placebo Comparator: Arm 2 Drug: Placebo
Placebo treatments will be administered daily, orally during the whole treatment period of 16 weeks without a treatment-free interval.
Experimental: Arm 1 Drug: Angeliq (Drospirenone/17ß-estradiol, BAY86-4891)
Treatments will be administered daily, orally during the whole treatment period of 16 weeks without a treatment-free interval.


Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Postmenopausal Korean women suffering from hot flushes

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Standard exclusion criteria for HRT clinical trials had to be obeyed, including current or history of hormone dependent malignant disease, thromboembolic disorders, abnormal cervical smear, undiagnosed vaginal bleeding.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00651599

Korea, Republic of
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 110-744
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 135-710
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 138-736
Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Bayer Study Director Bayer
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Bayer Identifier: NCT00651599     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 91354  308381 
Study First Received: April 1, 2008
Last Updated: December 30, 2014
Health Authority: South Korea: Korea Food and Drug Administration (KFDA)

Keywords provided by Bayer:
Vasomotor symptoms
Vasomotor System

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Agents
Diuretics, Potassium Sparing
Hormone Antagonists
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Mineralocorticoid Receptor Antagonists
Natriuretic Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
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