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Study Investigating the Efficacy and Safety of a Contraceptive Patch for 13 Cycles

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00910637
First Posted: June 1, 2009
Last Update Posted: February 8, 2013
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Information provided by:
Bayer
  Purpose
This study is examining a birth control patch for 13 cycles (1 year).

Condition Intervention Phase
Contraception Drug: Gestodene/EE Patch (BAY86-5016) Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Multicenter, Open-label, Uncontrolled Study to Investigate the Efficacy and Safety of the Transdermal Contraceptive Patch Containing 0.55 mg Ethinyl Estradiol and 2.1 mg Gestodene in a 21-day Regimen for 13 Cycles in 1650 Healthy Female Subjects

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Further study details as provided by Bayer:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Occurrence of pregnancy (yes/no) while on treatment [ Time Frame: 13 treatment cycles each consisting of 28 days and follow-up period of 14 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Vital signs [ Time Frame: 13 treatment cycles each consisting of 28 days ]
  • Physical and gynecological examinations [ Time Frame: 13 treatment cycles each consisting of 28 days ]
  • Laboratory assessments [ Time Frame: 13 treatment cycles each consisting of 28 days ]
  • Adverse events (AE monitoring) [ Time Frame: 13 treatment cycles each consisting of 28 days ]

Enrollment: 1502
Study Start Date: May 2009
Study Completion Date: December 2010
Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Arm 1 Drug: Gestodene/EE Patch (BAY86-5016)
55 mg ethinyl estradiol & 2.1 mg gestodene, 21 days for 13 cycles

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Requiring contraception
  • Normal cervical smear
  • Maximum age for smokers is 35
  • History of regular cyclic menstrual periods

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy or lactation
  • Significant skin reaction to transdermal preparations or sensitivity to surgical / medical tape
  • Any disease that may worsen under hormonal treatment (cardiovascular, liver, metabolic)
  • Use of other contraceptive methods than study medication
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00910637


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Sponsors and Collaborators
Bayer
Investigators
Study Director: Bayer Study Director Bayer
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Therapeutic Area Head, Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00910637     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 91555
310802 ( Other Identifier: Company internal )
First Submitted: May 29, 2009
First Posted: June 1, 2009
Last Update Posted: February 8, 2013
Last Verified: February 2013

Keywords provided by Bayer:
Pregnancy prevention
Female contraception
Patch

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Estradiol
Ethinyl Estradiol
Gestodene
Contraceptive Agents
Estrogens
Hormones
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Reproductive Control Agents
Contraceptives, Oral, Synthetic
Contraceptives, Oral
Contraceptive Agents, Female
Progestins