Effects Of An Oral Growth Hormone Secretagogue In Older Functionally Limited Adults

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Recruitment Status : Terminated
First Posted : September 10, 2007
Last Update Posted : February 2, 2012
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September 6, 2007
September 10, 2007
February 2, 2012
December 1999
October 2001   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • Percent increase in lean (non fat) body mass. [ Time Frame: Measured by DXA at BL 3, 6, 12, and 24 months ]
  • Change in functional performance (speed to climb stairs, walking speed and feet walked in 6 min). [ Time Frame: Measured at BL, 3, 6, 12, and 24 months ]
Same as current
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  • Pharmacokinetics, blood hormones and biomarkers [ Time Frame: (BL,3,6,12,24 months) ]
  • Tape measurement of size of arm and leg muscles, waist, and hip [ Time Frame: (BL,3,6,12,24 months) ]
  • IGF-1 and GH levels [ Time Frame: (1,2,18 months) ]
  • Overnight GH profile in a subset [ Time Frame: (2,18 months) ]
  • Muscle strength [ Time Frame: (BL,3,6,12,24 months) ]
  • Questionnaires on general health, depression, mental status, sleep and activities of daily living [ Time Frame: (BL,3,6,12,24 months) ]
  • Other physical performance tests including time to rise from a chair 5 times, balance tests (walking a straight line) [ Time Frame: (BL,3,6,12,24 months) ]
Same as current
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Effects Of An Oral Growth Hormone Secretagogue In Older Functionally Limited Adults
A Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo Controlled, Five Parallel Group Study Of The Effect Of CP-424,391 On Physical Performance And Body Composition In Older Subjects
A 24-month, placebo controlled, double dummy, parallel-design outpatient trial in generally healthy elderly men and women who are at risk of becoming frail.
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Phase 2
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Aging
  • Frail Older Adults
Drug: CP-424,391
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White HK, Petrie CD, Landschulz W, MacLean D, Taylor A, Lyles K, Wei JY, Hoffman AR, Salvatori R, Ettinger MP, Morey MC, Blackman MR, Merriam GR; Capromorelin Study Group. Effects of an oral growth hormone secretagogue in older adults. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2009 Apr;94(4):1198-206. doi: 10.1210/jc.2008-0632. Epub 2009 Jan 27.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
October 2001
October 2001   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

65-84 years old, BMI < 30, at risk for functional decline based on SF-36, Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (per Nagy's), or 2 or more falls in prior 2 years

Exclusion Criteria:

Significant history or symptoms of acute medical conditions, currently in an exercise program, pain or other conditions that would prevent participating in exercise testing

Sexes Eligible for Study: All
65 Years to 84 Years   (Older Adult)
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United States
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Study Director: Pfizer Call Center Pfizer
January 2012

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