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Observational Study to Investigate the Occurrence of Bleeding in Postmenopausal Women Treated With Estradiol/NETA for 12 Months

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier:
First received: February 25, 2010
Last updated: October 24, 2014
Last verified: October 2014
This study is conducted in Europe. The primary aim of this observational study is to investigate the occurrence of bleeding in women taking 0.5 mg estradiol and 0.1 mg norethisterone acetate (NETA) for 12 months.

Condition Intervention
Postmenopausal Bleeding
Drug: 0.5 mg estradiol / 0.1 mg norethisterone acetate (NETA)

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A 12 Month Non-interventional (Observational), International, Multi-centre, Prospective Study to Evaluate the Bleeding Pattern of Ultra-low Dose Continuous Combined Hormone Replacement Therapy Containing 0.5 mg Estradiol and 0.1 mg Norethisterone Acetate (Eviana®)

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Further study details as provided by Novo Nordisk A/S:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Bleeding profile during the 52 weeks of treatment with 0.5 mg estradiol and 0.1 mg norethisterone acetate evaluated by bleeding, and bleeding or spotting rates [ Time Frame: At every lunar month (28 days) ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in bleeding profile [ Time Frame: During the 52 weeks of treatment ]
  • Change in mean number of hot flushes per week [ Time Frame: During the 52 weeks of treatment ]

Enrollment: 176
Study Start Date: May 2010
Study Completion Date: June 2013
Primary Completion Date: June 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
A Drug: 0.5 mg estradiol / 0.1 mg norethisterone acetate (NETA)
Data collection of the use of 0.5 mg estradiol and 0.1 mg norethisterone acetate (NETA) in women in connection to a daily clinical practice.


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
The postmenopausal women (who are ammenorrheic) are to be offered participation in the study at the discretion of the treating physician following the decision to prescribe 0.5 mg estradiol and 0.1 mg norethisterone acetate for the treatment of their menopausal symptoms.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Informed consent, permitting the data to be processed within the scope of the study, is obtained from the patient before any study-related activities
  • Postmenopausal amenorrhoeic women
  • Treatment with previously combined HRT discontinued at least 3 months prior to start of 0.5 mg estradiol and 0.1 mg norethisterone acetate treatment
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01076621

Rud, Norway, 1309
Göteborg, Sweden, 416 85
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Study Director: Global Clinical Registry (GCR, 1452) Novo Nordisk A/S
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier: NCT01076621     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ALD-3795
U1111-1112-8626 ( Other Identifier: WHO )
Study First Received: February 25, 2010
Last Updated: October 24, 2014

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pathologic Processes
Norethindrone acetate
Estradiol 3-benzoate
Estradiol 17 beta-cypionate
Estradiol valerate
Polyestradiol phosphate
Contraceptives, Oral, Synthetic
Contraceptives, Oral
Contraceptive Agents, Female
Contraceptive Agents
Reproductive Control Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists processed this record on May 25, 2017