Observational Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Norditropin® in Patients With SGA (Small for Gestational Age) Short Stature That Are Still Growing

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: April 19, 2010
Last updated: May 11, 2016
Last verified: December 2015
This study is conducted in Japan. The aim of this observational study is to collect information about the safety and efficacy of Norditropin® in the long-term treatment of patients with a SGA (small for gestational age) short stature where the growth plate in the long bones (epiphyseal disc) is not closed. An extension to the GHLIQUID-1517 trial (NCT00184717).

Condition Intervention
Foetal Growth Problem
Small for Gestational Age
Drug: somatropin

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Multicentre, Open Label, Observational, Non-interventional Study to Evaluate on Long-term Safety and Efficacy of Norditropin® Formulation in Patients With SGA Short Stature Without Closure of Epiphyseal Discs.

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Further study details as provided by Novo Nordisk A/S:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number and type of suspected serious adverse drug reactions (SADRs) during the study period [ Time Frame: evaluated binannually for 9 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of glucose intolerance events during the study period [ Time Frame: evaluated biannually for 9 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Adult height [ Time Frame: Fulfilment will be evaluated once a year. Height when closure of ephiphyseal discs exists or when accomplished adult height is confirmed by physician ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 360
Study Start Date: November 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date: October 2018 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Norditropin® Drug: somatropin
Norditropin® (somatropin) prescribed at the discretion of the physician according to normal clinical practice. Safety and effectiveness data is recorded by the physician, at study initiation and every 6 months until last visit.


Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients with SGA short stature that are still growing, who will either receive Norditropin® (somatropin) treatment or completed the GHLIQUID-1517 trial.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Participation in the GHLIQUID-1517 trial
  • Patients with SGA (small for gestational age) short stature that are still growing

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Known or suspected allergy to study product(s) or related products
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Patients with malignant tumor(s)
  • Pregnant or likely to get pregnant
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01110928

Tokyo, Japan, 1000005
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Study Director: Global Clinical Registry (GCR, 1452) Novo Nordisk A/S
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01110928     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GH-3812  U1111-1114-6280  JapicCTI-101123 
Study First Received: April 19, 2010
Last Updated: May 11, 2016
Health Authority: Japan: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bone Diseases
Bone Diseases, Developmental
Endocrine System Diseases
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Musculoskeletal Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on May 26, 2016