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A Comparison of Patch vs. Pill Estrogen Therapy on Testosterone Levels and Thyroid Tests in Menopausal Women

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00224094
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 22, 2005
Last Update Posted : October 15, 2012
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Massachusetts General Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Watson Pharmaceuticals

September 14, 2005
September 22, 2005
October 15, 2012
January 2002
May 2003   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Compare the effects of a 12-week course of oral CEE to a 12-week course of transdermal estradiol on free testosterone concentrations in menopausal women. [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
Compare the effects of a 12-week course of oral CEE to a 12-week course of transdermal estradiol on free testosterone concentrations in menopausal women.
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  • Compare the effects of oral versus transdermal ERT on thyroid binding globulin concentrations and tests of thyroid function. [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  • Compare the effects of oral versus transdermal ERT on cortisol binding globulin and total and free cortisol concentrations. [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  • Compare the effects of oral versus transdermal ERT on thyroid binding globulin concentrations and tests of thyroid function.
  • Compare the effects of oral versus transdermal ERT on cortisol binding globulin and total and free cortisol concentrations.
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A Comparison of Patch vs. Pill Estrogen Therapy on Testosterone Levels and Thyroid Tests in Menopausal Women
A Comparison of Transdermal vs. Oral Estrogen Replacement Therapy on Androgen Levels and Thyroid Function in Naturally Menopausal Women
This study compares the effects of 12 weeks of treatment with transdermal versus oral estrogen therapy on testsoterone levels and thyroid tests in healthy, naturally menopausal women.
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Interventional
Phase 4
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Menopause
Drug: Premarin® (oral) vs. Alora® (transdermal)
  • Experimental: Sequence A
    Oral ERT then transdermal ERT
    Intervention: Drug: Premarin® (oral) vs. Alora® (transdermal)
  • Experimental: Sequence B
    Transdermal ERT then oral ERT
    Intervention: Drug: Premarin® (oral) vs. Alora® (transdermal)
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Completed
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May 2003   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy
  • Naturally menopausal women
  • Aged 42-70 years
  • Currently using combination estrogen-progestin replacement therapy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Women with contraindications to HRT use, including:Unexplained vaginal bleeding, liver disease, breast or endometrial cancer, venous thromboembolic events
  • Thyroid disease
  • Adrenal disease
Sexes Eligible for Study: Female
42 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Yes
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United States
 
 
NCT00224094
ALO0102
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Watson Pharmaceuticals
Watson Pharmaceuticals
Massachusetts General Hospital
Principal Investigator: Jan L Shifren, MD Massachusetts General Hospital
Watson Pharmaceuticals
October 2012

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