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Long Term Use of Pegvisomant For A Regulatory Post Marketing Commitment Plan

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Pfizer Identifier:
First received: April 9, 2008
Last updated: March 6, 2017
Last verified: March 2017
The objective of this surveillance is to collect information about 1) adverse drug reaction not expected from the LPD (unknown adverse drug reaction), 2) the incidence of adverse drug reactions in this surveillance, and 3)factors considered to affect the safety and/or efficacy of this drug.

Condition Intervention
Acromegaly Drug: Pegvisomant

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Special Investigation Of Somavert -Long Term Use-

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Further study details as provided by Pfizer:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Adverse drug reaction not expected from the LPD (unknown adverse drug reaction) [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
  • Factors considered to affect the safety and/or efficacy of this drug [ Time Frame: 5 years ]
  • The incidence of adverse drug reactions in this surveillance [ Time Frame: 5 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • This surveillance is a non-interventional/observational surveillance and dose not have any secondary outcomes measures. [ Time Frame: There is no secondary outcomes for this surveillance. ]

Enrollment: 251
Actual Study Start Date: August 7, 2007
Study Completion Date: November 9, 2016
Primary Completion Date: November 9, 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Patients taking Pegvisomant.
Drug: Pegvisomant

Pegvisomant 10, 15 or 20mg powder and solvent for solution for injection.

Dosage, Frequency : According to Japanese LPD.

Duration : According to the protocol of A6291023, the duration of the investigation for findings regarding safety and efficacy of a patient is from the first drug administration to the 5 years after the first administration.

Detailed Description:
All the patients whom an investigator prescribes the first Pegvisomant should be registered consecutively until the number of subjects reaches target number in order to extract patients enrolled into the investigation at random.

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
The patients whom an investigator involving A6291023 prescribes the Pegvisomant.

Inclusion Criteria:

Patients need to be administered Pegvisomant in order to be enrolled in the surveillance.

Exclusion Criteria:

Patients not administered Pegvisomant.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00658879

Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Pfizer Call Center Pfizer
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Pfizer Identifier: NCT00658879     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: A6291023
Study First Received: April 9, 2008
Last Updated: March 6, 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bone Diseases, Endocrine
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Pituitary Diseases
Hypothalamic Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases processed this record on September 19, 2017