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Somatuline Autogel: Acromegaly Self/Partner Injection Study

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00149188
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 8, 2005
Last Update Posted : June 19, 2012
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September 7, 2005
September 8, 2005
June 19, 2012
February 2004
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To assess the ability of patients or their partners to perform unsupervised Somatuline Autogel injections.
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  • To assess whether administration of unsupervised injections of Somatuline Autogel has any effect on GH and IGF-1 control or serum lanreotide levels.
  • To assess patient/partner and healthcare professional experience with unsupervised injections.
  • To assess the safety of patients or their partners performance of unsupervised Somatuline Autogel injections.
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Somatuline Autogel: Acromegaly Self/Partner Injection Study
A Phase IV, Multicentre, Open Label, Controlled Study to Assess the Ability of Patients With Acromegaly, or Their Partners, to Administer Somatuline Autogel.
The purpose of this study is to allow patients with acromegaly, or their partners, to learn how to successfully inject Somatuline Autogel at home. Ability to perform unsupervised injections whilst maintaining adequate disease control will be assessed.
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Phase 4
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Drug: Lanreotide (Autogel formulation)
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Bevan JS, Newell-Price J, Wass JA, Atkin SL, Bouloux PM, Chapman J, Davis JR, Howlett TA, Randeva HS, Stewart PM, Viswanath A. Home administration of lanreotide Autogel by patients with acromegaly, or their partners, is safe and effective. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2008 Mar;68(3):343-9. Epub 2007 Sep 24.

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Inclusion Criteria:

  • The patient must have a clinical diagnosis of acromegaly
  • The patient must have been tested and shown to have a GH level less than or equal to 10 micrograms/L within 28 days prior to the baseline visit
  • The patient must be currently treated with Somatuline Autogel and have been stable on their current dose for at least 6 months immediately prior to screening
  • The patient must be able to store study medication in a refrigerator in their own home

Exclusion Criteria:

  • The patient has had pituitary surgery (adenomectomy) within 6 months prior to screening
  • The patient has received pituitary radiotherapy within one year prior to screening
  • The patient is likely to require pituitary surgery (adenomectomy) or to receive radiotherapy during the study period
  • The patient is currently receiving a GH antagonist or a somatostatin analogue other than Somatuline Autogel
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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United Kingdom
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Study Director: UK Medical Director, MD Ipsen
June 2012

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