Safety Study of Entocort for Children With Crohn's Disease
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Ages Eligible for Study:
5 Years to 17 Years (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
All male and female subjects must be aged 5 to 17, inclusive, and must not have reached their 18th birthday by the estimated final office visit.
Subject must be diagnosed with active Crohn's disease of the ileum and/or ascending colon confirmed by endoscopic and/or radiographic evidence, and/or evidence of mucosal erosions and/or histology.
Subjects with mild to moderate Crohn's disease.
All subjects must have a stool analysis negative for Clostridium difficile toxin, Yersinia enterolytica, Campylobacter jejuni, Salmonella, Shigella, within the 30 days prior to visit 1.
All subjects must have had laboratory assessments within 7 days prior to visit 1.
All subjects must weigh >= 15 kg at time of enrollment
Subjects who have had any previous intestinal resection proximal to and including the ascending colon
Subjects with evidence of severe active Crohn's disease and/or, stricturing and prestenotic dilatation, clinical evidence of obstruction, perirectal abscess, perirectal disease with active draining fistulas, perforation, or any septic complications
Subjects who do not have a negative stool analysis, within the 30 days prior to visit 1
Subjects who have been screened/or enrolled in this study previously within the last 30 days
Subjects with morning cortisol level <150 nmol/l (5.4 ug/dl) or DHEA-S below normal range for age and gender