The Prevention Of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis With Lasofoxifene And Cytokine Evaluation (LACE)

This study has been completed.
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Ligand Pharmaceuticals Identifier:
First received: April 30, 2008
Last updated: August 8, 2011
Last verified: August 2011
The objective of the study is to demonstrate the effects that lasofoxifene has on serum markers of bone metabolism.

Condition Intervention Phase
Bone Loss
Drug: Lasofoxifene
Other: Placebo
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Pharmacodynamics Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: The Effect Of Lasofoxifene On Local Mediators Of Bone Resorption In The Prevention Of Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

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Further study details as provided by Ligand Pharmaceuticals:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in bone mineral density of the lumbar spine. [ Time Frame: 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The secondary outcomes are the levels of cells and proteins in the blood that provide information about the health of bone, along with change in bone mineral density of the hip and forearm. [ Time Frame: 2 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 51
Study Start Date: September 2004
Study Completion Date: September 2007
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Lasofoxifene 0.25 mg/d Drug: Lasofoxifene
Oral tablet, 0.25 mg, daily, 2 years
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Other: Placebo
Matching placebo tablet given once daily for 2 years


Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Postmenopausal women over 50 years who have low bone mineral density.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Women who are under 50 years of age, are premenopausal, or who currently have osteoporosis are excluded.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00674453

United Kingdom
Pfizer Investigational Site
Sheffield, United Kingdom, S5 7AU
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ligand Pharmaceuticals
Study Director: Pfizer Call Center Pfizer
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Director, Project Management, Ligand Pharmaceuticals Identifier: NCT00674453     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: A2181042 
Study First Received: April 30, 2008
Last Updated: August 8, 2011
Health Authority: United Kingdom: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Keywords provided by Ligand Pharmaceuticals:
bone density
bone markers

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoporosis, Postmenopausal
Bone Diseases
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
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