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Evaluating Acceptance of New Liquid Somatropin Formulation in Children With Growth Hormone Deficiency

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier:
First received: March 23, 2012
Last updated: February 23, 2017
Last verified: February 2017
This trial is conducted in Asia. The aim of this trial is to evaluate the new liquid somatropin formulation in children with growth hormone deficiency.

Condition Intervention Phase
Growth Hormone Disorder
Growth Hormone Deficiency in Children
Genetic Disorder
Turner Syndrome
Drug: somatropin
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: No masking
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open, Multi-Centre Trial Evaluating Acceptance of the New Liquid Growth Hormone Formulation - Norditropin Simplexx™ in Children With GH Deficiency

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Patient acceptance of the new liquid growth hormone formulation

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of Adverse Events (AE)
  • Number of Serious Adverse Events (SAE)

Enrollment: 168
Actual Study Start Date: October 23, 2000
Study Completion Date: October 10, 2002
Primary Completion Date: October 10, 2002 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Somatropin Drug: somatropin
Dosed by individual needs as judged by the Investigator (trial physician). Injected subcutaneously (s.c./under the skin)


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Written Informed Consent by patient and/or guardian/parents
  • Patients with one of the following diagnosis: Growth failure due to growth hormone deficiency (GHD), Turner syndrome, or growth retardation in children with chronic renal disorders
  • Patients who are willing to inject themselves and answer questionnaires or young patients whose parents/guardian are willing to inject their child and answer questionnaires
  • Patients on growth hormone therapy for at least 6 weeks before entering the trial

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy or breast feeding women
  • Suspected or known allergy to trial product
  • Other daily injection therapy (non-growth hormone, e.g insulin-therapy)
  • Participating in any other trial involving other investigational products within the last 3 months
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01563926

Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Afula, Israel, 18101
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Beer Sheva, Israel, 84101
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Jerusalem, Israel, 91240
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Petah Tikva, Israel, 49202
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Rehovot, Israel, 76100
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Tel - Aviv, Israel, 64293
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: NCT01563926     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GHLIQUID-1315
Study First Received: March 23, 2012
Last Updated: February 23, 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Endocrine System Diseases
Dwarfism, Pituitary
Turner Syndrome
Gonadal Dysgenesis
Primary Ovarian Insufficiency
Pathologic Processes
Bone Diseases, Developmental
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Bone Diseases, Endocrine
Pituitary Diseases
Hypothalamic Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Disorders of Sex Development
Urogenital Abnormalities
Sex Chromosome Disorders of Sex Development
Heart Defects, Congenital
Cardiovascular Abnormalities
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Congenital Abnormalities
Sex Chromosome Disorders
Chromosome Disorders
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Gonadal Disorders processed this record on April 21, 2017