Safety and Efficacy of Long-term Somatropin Treatment in Adults (NordiWIN)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier:
First received: February 28, 2012
Last updated: April 28, 2015
Last verified: April 2015
This study is conducted in Europe. The aim of the study is to evaluate safety and efficacy in adults treated with somatropin (Norditropin®).

Condition Intervention
Growth Hormone Disorder
Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency
Drug: somatropin

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Non-interventional Study of Safety and Efficacy of Long-term Somatropin Treatment in Adults

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of adverse events [ Time Frame: Up to 10 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • BMI (Body Mass Index) [ Time Frame: Up to 10 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • HbA1c change [ Time Frame: Up to 10 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • IGF-I (Insulin-Like Growth Factor I) [ Time Frame: Up to 10 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 752
Study Start Date: July 2003
Study Completion Date: June 2014
Primary Completion Date: December 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Users of somatropin Drug: somatropin
Prescribed at the discretion of the treating physician according to product labelling


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Adults in need of somatropin or current users

Inclusion Criteria:

  • In need of somatropin or current user
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01543880

Mainz, Germany, 55127
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 Identifier: NCT01543880     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GH-1931 
Study First Received: February 28, 2012
Last Updated: April 28, 2015
Health Authority: Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices

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Dwarfism, Pituitary
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Endocrine System Diseases
Hypothalamic Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Pituitary Diseases processed this record on May 04, 2016