Usability and Tolerability of the Norditropin NordiFlex® Injection Device in Children Never Previously Treated With Growth Hormone

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 4, 2011
Last Update Posted : June 24, 2014
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S

Brief Summary:
This study is conducted in Europe. The purpose of this study is to assess the impact on daily life for children new to using a growth hormone injection device.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Growth Hormone Disorder Growth Hormone Deficiency in Children Genetic Disorder Turner Syndrome Foetal Growth Problem Small for Gestational Age Chronic Kidney Disease Chronic Renal Insufficiency Delivery Systems Drug: Norditropin NordiFlex®

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 77 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Ease of Use and Tolerability of Norditropin NordiFlex® in Growth Hormone naïve Children: Impact on Daily Life
Study Start Date : April 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2012

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Norditropin NordiFlex® users Drug: Norditropin NordiFlex®
Daily administration by subcutaneous injection (under the skin). Starting dose and frequency will be determined by the physician as part of normal clinical practice.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Usability of growth hormone injection device assessed by a quantitative scale [ Time Frame: after 3 months of growth hormone treatment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of adverse events [ Time Frame: from 0 - 3 months of growth hormone treatment ]
  2. Number of technical complaints [ Time Frame: from 0 to 3 months of growth hormone treatment ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 16 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Growth hormone treatment naïve children for whom a prescription of Norditropin NordiFlex® is initiated according to the SPC (Summary of Product Characteristics)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Growth hormone (GH) treatment naïve subjects for whom it has been decided to initiate GH treatment prior to enrollment into the study
  • Subjects who receive Norditropin NordiFlex® according to the SPC

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Known or suspected allergy to study product(s) or related products
  • Child and/or parent unable to give consent or fill out the questionnaires
  • The receipt of any investigational medicinal product within 3 months prior to this study
  • Suffer from a life-threatening disease

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01327924

Paris La défense cedex, France, 92932
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Study Director: Global Clinical Registry (GCR, 1452) Novo Nordisk A/S

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier: NCT01327924     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GH-3870
U1111-1119-8619 ( Other Identifier: WHO )
First Posted: April 4, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 24, 2014
Last Verified: June 2014

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Kidney Diseases
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
Renal Insufficiency
Dwarfism, Pituitary
Turner Syndrome
Gonadal Dysgenesis
Primary Ovarian Insufficiency
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Pathologic Processes
Urologic Diseases
Bone Diseases, Developmental
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Bone Diseases, Endocrine
Pituitary Diseases
Hypothalamic Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Disorders of Sex Development
Urogenital Abnormalities
Sex Chromosome Disorders of Sex Development
Heart Defects, Congenital
Cardiovascular Abnormalities
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases