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Post-Marketing Surveillance of the Safety and Efficacy of Orgalutran (Ganirelix)®

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: February 25, 2011
Last Update Posted: April 29, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
The purpose of this post-marketing surveillance is to identify problems and questions regarding the safety and efficacy of Orgalutran (Ganirelix)® when used for the prevention of premature luteinizing hormone (LH) surges in women undergoing controlled ovarian hyperstimulation (COH) for assisted reproduction techniques (ART).

Condition Intervention
Fertilization in Vitro Drug: Orgalutran

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Post-Marketing Surveillance Orgalutran (Ganirelix)®

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of retrieved oocytes by COH based on Per stage approach [ Time Frame: Baseline to End of Study ]
  • Number of Serious Adverse Events [ Time Frame: Baseline to End of Study ]
  • Number of Unlabeled (Unexpected) Adverse Drug Reactions [ Time Frame: Baseline to End of Study ]
  • Number of Labeled Adverse Drug Reactions [ Time Frame: Baseline to End of Study ]
  • Number of Non-serious Adverse Events [ Time Frame: Baseline to End of Study ]
  • Number of Adverse events by drug misuse/abuse or drug-drug interaction [ Time Frame: Baseline to End of Study ]

Enrollment: 711
Study Start Date: February 2005
Study Completion Date: December 2007
Primary Completion Date: December 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Participants Treated
Women undergoing controlled ovarian COH for ART
Drug: Orgalutran
Other Name: Ganirelix®


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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Women undergoing COH for ART

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Must be undergoing COH for ART

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients
  • Hypersensitivity to gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) or any other GnRH analogue
  • Moderate or severe impairment of renal or hepatic function
  • Pregnancy or lactation
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  More Information

Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01304511     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: P08198
First Submitted: February 24, 2011
First Posted: February 25, 2011
Last Update Posted: April 29, 2015
Last Verified: April 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hormone Antagonists
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs