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Growth of Infants Fed an Extensively Hydrolyzed Infant Formula

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Nestlé Identifier:
First received: September 27, 2010
Last updated: June 25, 2014
Last verified: June 2014
The primary objective of the clinical trial is to compare growth in infants (expressed as weight gain in g/day) consuming a new extensively hydrolyzed formula (EHF) to infants consuming a commercially available EHF.

Condition Intervention
Growth Other: Extensively hydrolyzed whey infant formula Other: Extensively hydrolyzed casein infant formula

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: Assessment of Growth of Infants Fed a 100% Whey Extensively Hydrolyzed Formula.

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Further study details as provided by Nestlé:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Weight Gain [ Time Frame: 4 Months ]
    Mean weight gain (g/day) from enrollment to 4 months of age.

Enrollment: 282
Study Start Date: November 2010
Study Completion Date: July 2013
Primary Completion Date: July 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: New hydrolyzed infant formula
New, extensively hydrolyzed infant formula
Other: Extensively hydrolyzed whey infant formula
New hydrolyzed infant formula.
Other Name: Baby Formula
Active Comparator: Commercially available infant formula
Commercially available, extensively hydrolyzed infant formula.
Other: Extensively hydrolyzed casein infant formula
Commercially available infant formula.
Other Name: Baby Formula


Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 4 Months   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy newborn singleton infant
  • Full-term (>= 37 weeks gestation)
  • Birth weight between >= 2500 and < =4500 g
  • 14 ± 3 days of age on enrollment
  • Infant's mother has elected not to breastfeed
  • baby has been exclusively formula fed a minimum of 3 days prior to enrollment
  • Study explained and written information provided with Parent/Caregiver
  • Informed consent signed (parent/legal representative)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Congenital illness or malformation affecting infant feeding and/or growth
  • Suspected or known allergy to cow's milk protein
  • Significant pre-natal and/or post-natal disease
  • Any readmission to hospital (except for hyperbilirubinemia) prior to enrollment
  • Infant has received oral or IV antibiotic therapy in the 10 days prior to enrollment
  • Infant receiving prescription medication (with exception of topical antibiotics and/or treatment for thrush) or frequent use of over the counter medications except vitamin and mineral supplements
  • Infant has received probiotics in the seven days prior to enrollment
  • Infant currently participating in another clinical study
  • Infant's family who in the Investigator's assessment cannot be expected to comply with the protocol
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01210391

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Principal Investigator: Ricardo Sorensen, MD Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans
  More Information

Responsible Party: Nestlé Identifier: NCT01210391     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 09.43.PED
Study First Received: September 27, 2010
Last Updated: June 25, 2014 processed this record on September 21, 2017