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Efficacy and Tolerability of an Intra-Nasal Testosterone Product

This study has been completed.
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Trimel Biopharma SRL Identifier:
First received: September 10, 2009
Last updated: August 5, 2010
Last verified: August 2010
This clinical trial is being performed to compare the pharmacokinetic profile of testosterone after repeated intra-nasal administration of products of different strengths in subjects with hypogonadism.

Condition Intervention Phase
Hypogonadism Drug: Nasobol® (Intra-nasal Testosterone) Drug: Androderm® (Positive Control) Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Efficacy and Tolerability of Nasobol®, an Intra-Nasal Testosterone Product, for Testosterone Replacement in Hypogonadal Men

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Further study details as provided by Trimel Biopharma SRL:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pharmacokinetic profiles of serum testosterone for subjects dosed at three dosage levels [ Time Frame: 7 days ]

Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: August 2009
Study Completion Date: May 2010
Primary Completion Date: May 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 8.0 mg Testosterone Drug: Nasobol® (Intra-nasal Testosterone)
BID administration
Experimental: 11.0mg Testosterone Drug: Nasobol® (Intra-nasal Testosterone)
BID administration
Experimental: 14.0mg Testosterone Drug: Nasobol® (Intra-nasal Testosterone)
BID administration
Active Comparator: 5mg Androderm Drug: Nasobol® (Intra-nasal Testosterone)
BID administration
Drug: Androderm® (Positive Control)
QD administration


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Men with primary or secondary hypogonadism and a serum morning (0900 h ± 30 minutes) testosterone levels >100 ng/dl and ≤ 300 ng/dL.
  • Normal Otolaryngological nasal endoscopy examination.
  • Normal prostate examination (no palpable prostatic mass), and serum PSA ≤ 4.0 ng/mL.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Current treatment with other androgens (i.e. DHEA), anabolic steroids or other sex hormones
  • Treatment with Estrogens, GnRH antagonists, or Growth Hormone within previous 12 months
  • History of nasal surgery, specifically turbinoplasty, septoplasty, rhinoplasty, or sinus surgery.
  • History of nasal disorders (e.g. polyposis, recurrent epistaxis ( > 1 nose bleed per month, abuse of nasal decongestants) or sleep apnea.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00975650

United States, Arizona
Quality of Life Medical & Research centre
Tuscon, Arizona, United States, 85712
United States, California
Providence Clinical Research
Burbank, California, United States, 91505
United States, Florida
Cetero Research
Miami Gardens, Florida, United States, 33169
United States, Kansas
Clinical Research Institute
Wichita, Kansas, United States, 67221
United States, Louisiana
Regional Urology, LLC
Shreveport, Louisiana, United States, 71106
United States, Texas
dgd Research Inc.
San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78229
Sponsors and Collaborators
Trimel Biopharma SRL
Study Director: Paul Desjardins, Ph.D Trimel Biopharma
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr. Paul Desjardins, Study Director, Trimel Biopharma Identifier: NCT00975650     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Nasobol-01-2009
Study First Received: September 10, 2009
Last Updated: August 5, 2010

Keywords provided by Trimel Biopharma SRL:
Primary Hypogonadism
Secondary Hypogonadism

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Gonadal Disorders
Endocrine System Diseases
Testosterone enanthate
Testosterone undecanoate
Testosterone 17 beta-cypionate
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Antineoplastic Agents
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