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Cetrorelix Pamoate IM Regimens in Patients With Symptomatic Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) (AEZS-102-Z041)

This study has been completed.
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First received: April 22, 2008
Last updated: April 1, 2011
Last verified: April 2011

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) is the most common hyperplastic disease occuring in human males over the age of 50 which increases in prevalence with age and 40% of males reported moderate or severe urinary symptoms of prostatism by the age of 50 to 80. The purpose of this study is to collect safety and efficacy data for this dosage regimen of cetrorelix pamoate.

For this study, study medication (Cetrorelix pamoate) is administered by injection in the buttocks (Intramuscular).

Condition Intervention Phase
Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
Drug: Cetrorelix Pamoate
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Cetrorelix Pamoate (AEZS-102) in Patients With Symptomatic BPH: an Open-Labeled Safety and Efficacy Assessment Study

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • IPSS Change From Baseline [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 26 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) Patient Questionnaire assessing 7 items (incomplete voiding, frequency, intermittency, urgency, weak stream, hesitancy, nocturia) on a scale from 0 (best) to 5 (worst); total range: 0 - 35 points; absolute change from baseline to Week 26

Enrollment: 528
Study Start Date: March 2008
Study Completion Date: August 2009
Primary Completion Date: August 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Cetrorelix 78 mg
Drug: Cetrorelix 52 mg week 0, and 26 mg week 2, intra muscular-2 doses in 2 weeks and follow up to week 26.
Drug: Cetrorelix Pamoate
Cetrorelix Pamoate IM, 52 mg week 0, 26 mg week 2,
Other Name: Cetrorelix pamoate, D-20762, AEZS-102


Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, based on medical history
  • Voiding symptoms
  • Uroflow (max) 5-15mL/sec

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Urgent need for prostate surgery
  • History of allergic reaction to peptide
  • Major organ dysfunction
  • Prior surgical treatment of the prostate or bladder
  • Current or recent treatment with sexual hormone drugs or 5 α reductase inhibitors or botulinum toxin type a (Botox) within the last 6 months prior to trial medication at Week 0 or with α blockers or saw palmetto within the last 6 weeks prior to trial medication at Week 0
  • Urologic disorders including neurogenic bladder dysfunction due to diabetes mellitus or documented neurologic disorder, urethral stricture disease or history of pelvic radiation therapy
  • History of acute obstructive, infectious, or neurological disorders of the genitourinary tract within the last 3 months
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00670306

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Responsible Party: Daniel Croteau / Medical Manager, AEterna Zentaris Identifier: NCT00670306     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AEZS-102-Z041 
Study First Received: April 22, 2008
Results First Received: October 18, 2010
Last Updated: April 1, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by AEterna Zentaris:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prostatic Hyperplasia
Prostatic Diseases
Genital Diseases, Male
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Fertility Agents, Female
Fertility Agents
Reproductive Control Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Hormone Antagonists
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists processed this record on October 21, 2016