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Effectiveness of Testosterone Undecanoate to Improve Sexual Function in Postmenopausal Women

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Chulalongkorn University Identifier:
First received: October 12, 2012
Last updated: January 28, 2014
Last verified: January 2014
Additional testosterone undecanoate can improve female sexual function in postmenopausal women which one aspects of quality of life. The dose adjustment can reduce incidence of adverse effects and low cost of treatment with effective outcome.

Condition Intervention Phase
Female Sexual Dysfunction
Drug: Testosterone undecanoate
Drug: placebo
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effectiveness of Testosterone Undecanoate to Improve Sexual Function in Postmenopausal Women

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Further study details as provided by Chulalongkorn University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • female sexual function index score [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • adverse effects of the drug [ Time Frame: 8 week ]
    1. weight gain
    2. acne
    3. hirsutism.
    4. vaginal bleeding

Enrollment: 70
Study Start Date: June 2012
Study Completion Date: May 2013
Primary Completion Date: April 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Testosterone undecanoate
testosterone undecanoate 40 mg orally twice a week plus progynova 1mg oral daily
Drug: Testosterone undecanoate
testosterone undecanoate 40 mg orally twice a week
Other Name: Andriol
Placebo Comparator: placebo
placebo twice a week with progynova 1 mg oral daily
Drug: placebo
placebo orally twice a week with progynova 1 mg oral daily

Detailed Description:

Research Question:

" Does oral testosterone undecanoate improve sexual problem in postmenopausal women? " Type Research:Clinical research

Study design:

Randomized double-blinded placebo controlled trial


Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • postmenopausal women with age between 40-60 years
  • Women complain about her sexual problem and her score of Female Sexual Function Index ≤ 26.5

Exclusion Criteria:

  • women with previous use of hormonal replacement or anti-psychiatric drugs within 3 months
  • women with history of or present premalignancies/malignancies
  • women present with liver disease or abnormal liver enzyme
  • women with active cardiovascular, cerebrovascular or thromboembolic disorders
  • women with Present psychiatric disease
  • Partner have sexual dysfunction
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01724658

King Chulalongkorn memorial hospital
Bankok, Thailand, 10330
Sponsors and Collaborators
Chulalongkorn University
Principal Investigator: Reuthairat Tungmunsakulchai, MD Menopause unit of Chulalongkorn hospital
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Chulalongkorn University Identifier: NCT01724658     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CU0115
Study First Received: October 12, 2012
Last Updated: January 28, 2014

Keywords provided by Chulalongkorn University:
female sexual function

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Testosterone enanthate
Testosterone undecanoate
Testosterone 17 beta-cypionate
Estradiol valerate
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Antineoplastic Agents
Anabolic Agents
Contraceptive Agents
Reproductive Control Agents processed this record on May 23, 2017