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Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of MK0773 in Healthy Postmenopausal Women (0773-003)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01011725
First Posted: November 11, 2009
Last Update Posted: August 10, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  Purpose
This study will assess the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamic efficacy of MK0773 in healthy postmenopausal women.

Condition Intervention Phase
Osteoporosis Drug: MK 0773 Drug: Placebo Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multiple-Dose Study to Assess the Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics, and Pharmacodynamic Efficacy of MK0773 in Healthy Postmenopausal Women

Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of Participants with Serious Clinical Adverse Events [ Time Frame: From date of enrollment through 12 weeks of study ]
  • Number of Participants with Nonerserious Clinical Adverse Events [ Time Frame: From date of enrollment through 12 weeks of study ]
  • Number of Participants with Serious Laboratory Adverse Events [ Time Frame: From date of enrollment through 12 weeks of study ]
  • Number of Participants with Nonserious Laboratory Adverse Events [ Time Frame: From date of enrollment through 12 weeks of study ]
  • Number of Participants Who Discontinued Due to Any Adverse Event [ Time Frame: From date of enrollment through 12 weeks of study ]
  • Number of Participants Who Withdrew Consent and Discontinued the Study [ Time Frame: From date of enrollment through 12 weeks of study ]
  • Least Squares Mean Change in Lean Body Mass [ Time Frame: From baseline, at 12 weeks ]

Enrollment: 67
Study Start Date: November 2005
Study Completion Date: March 2009
Primary Completion Date: April 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Postmenopausal Women- Active Agent Group Drug: MK 0773
25 mg oral tablet b.i.d. MK 0773 or 100 mg oral tablet b.i.d. MK 0773, for 12 weeks
Placebo Comparator: Postmenopausal Women- Placebo
Placebo
Drug: Placebo
Placebo oral tablet b.i.d for 12 weeks

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subject is a nonsurgical postmenopausal female
  • Subject is neither grossly overweight nor underweight for her height
  • Subject is in good health
  • Subject is willing to avoid excess alcohol and strenuous physical activity during the study
  • Subject agrees to refrain from consuming St. John's Wort, grapefruit or grapefruit juice during the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subject has significant drug allergies
  • Subject has donated blood or taken an investigational drug in another clinical trial within the last 4 weeks
  • Subject is a regular user or past abuser of any illicit drug (including alcohol)
  • Subject drinks excessive amounts of caffeinated beverages
  • Subject has a history of cancer
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01011725


Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Investigators
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01011725     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0773-003
MK0773-003
First Submitted: November 10, 2009
First Posted: November 11, 2009
Last Update Posted: August 10, 2016
Last Verified: February 2016

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