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IGFD Registry: A Patient Registry for Monitoring Long-term Safety and Efficacy of Increlex

This study has been terminated.
(Shortage of Increlex supply)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ipsen Identifier:
First received: September 3, 2008
Last updated: April 2, 2015
Last verified: April 2015
This project is a retrospective (beginning January 2006) and prospective patient registry program sponsored by Ipsen (formerly Tercica, Inc.). In collaboration with participating health care practitioners, the patient registry program is an observational study monitoring the long-term safety of patients treated with Increlex® (mecasermin [rDNA origin] injection). The IGFD (Increlex® Growth Forum Database) Registry is intended primarily to monitor the safety and efficacy of Increlex replacement therapy in children with growth failure.

Condition Intervention
Primary Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 Deficiency
Biological: mecasermin [rDNA origin] injection

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Official Title: Increlex® (Mecasermin [rDNA Origin] Injection) Growth Forum Database - IGFD Registry: A Patient Registry for Monitoring Long-term Safety and Efficacy of Increlex

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by Ipsen:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To obtain long-term safety and efficacy data for Increlex® replacement therapy in children with growth failure [ Time Frame: periodically assessed over the course of the study ]

Enrollment: 1378
Study Start Date: June 2006
Study Completion Date: May 2014
Primary Completion Date: May 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Increlex patients
Eligible patients will be patients beginning therapy with Increlex® or those previously treated with Increlex.
Biological: mecasermin [rDNA origin] injection
As prescribed by the physician.
Other Name: Increlex®

Detailed Description:

The data collected for a patient will be those that exist in the patient's medical record as part of standard medical care. No additional patient procedures or activities are mandated by this study. The specific data to be collected at each visit and the schedule of data collection are listed in a schedule of assessments.

The collection of safety events is considered essential to the Registry. The website will provide the opportunity to report the occurrence of targeted adverse events (AEs), other important events considered to be related to Increlex administration and serious adverse events (SAEs).


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Eligible patients will be patients beginning therapy with Increlex® or those previously treated with Increlex.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Parents or legally authorized representatives must give signed informed consent before any Registry-related activities are conducted. Assent from the subject should also be obtained where appropriate.
  • Patients receiving Increlex® by a qualified practitioner may be enrolled

Exclusion Criteria:

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00747604

United States, New Jersey
Ipsen Central Contact
Basking Ridge, New Jersey, United States, 07920
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Medical Director, Endocrinology Ipsen (formerly Tercica)
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Ipsen Identifier: NCT00747604     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: W-TG-52800-010 (MS305)
Study First Received: September 3, 2008
Last Updated: April 2, 2015

Keywords provided by Ipsen:
Growth Hormone (GH) Insensitivity Syndrome
Insulin-like Growth Factor Deficiency (IGFD)
Short Stature
Insulin-like Growth Factor (IGF-1)
Growth processed this record on May 25, 2017