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Growth and Tolerance of Cow's Milk-Based Infant Formulas

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02481531
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 25, 2015
Last Update Posted : March 27, 2017
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mead Johnson Nutrition

Brief Summary:
This clinical trial will evaluate the growth, tolerance, and iron status of infants who consume an investigational infant formula containing a nutrient-rich whey protein compared to a previously marketed infant formula.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Growth Other: Previously marketed infant formula Other: Previously marketed formula using a similar protein Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 373 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Other
Official Title: Growth and Tolerance of Cow's Milk-Based Infant Formulas
Study Start Date : July 2015
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 15, 2016
Actual Study Completion Date : December 15, 2016

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Previously marketed infant formula
Cow's milk-based infant formula
Other: Previously marketed infant formula
Experimental: Previously marketed formula using a similar protein
Cow's milk-based infant formula
Other: Previously marketed formula using a similar protein



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Body weight measured at each study visit [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
    Measurement collected with a calibrated infant scale


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Body length measured at each study visit [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
    Measurement collected with a standardized length board

  2. Head circumference measured at each study visit [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
    Measurement collected with a standardized measuring tape

  3. Parental recall of study formula intake at each study visit [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
  4. Parental recall of stool consistency measured at each study visit [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
  5. Blood Collection [ Time Frame: Once at 12 months ]
    Composite measure of hemoglobin, hematocrit, ferritin, and c-reactive protein

  6. Medically-confirmed adverse events collected throughout the study period [ Time Frame: 12 months ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 14 Days   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Singleton, 10-14 days of age at randomization
  • Term infant with birth weight of a minimum of 2500 grams
  • Solely formula fed
  • Signed Informed Consent and Protected Health Information

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Anemia at time of birth
  • Current use of iron or iron-containing supplements
  • History of underlying metabolic or chronic disease or immunocompromised
  • Feeding difficulties or formula intolerance

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02481531


Locations
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Sponsors and Collaborators
Mead Johnson Nutrition
Investigators
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Study Director: Steven Wu, M.D. Mead Johnson and Company
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Responsible Party: Mead Johnson Nutrition
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02481531    
Other Study ID Numbers: 3387-1
First Posted: June 25, 2015    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 27, 2017
Last Verified: March 2017