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Phase II Study of the Effect of Leuprolide Acetate and Spironolactone on Insulin Resistance in Hyperandrogenic Women With Polycystic Ovarian Disease or Hyperandrogenism Insulin Resistance Acanthosis Nigricans Syndrome

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Baylor College of Medicine
Information provided by:
Office of Rare Diseases (ORD)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00004311
First received: October 18, 1999
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: May 2000
  Purpose

OBJECTIVES: I. Evaluate insulin resistance in thin and obese hyperandrogenic women with polycystic ovarian disease or hyperandrogenism insulin resistance acanthosis nigricans syndrome and in thin and obese controls, using an estimation of tissue sensitivity to insulin.

II. Evaluate the effect of androgen suppression with leuprolide acetate and spironolactone on insulin secretion and resistance.


Condition Intervention Phase
Acanthosis Nigricans
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Drug: leuprolide acetate
Drug: spironolactone
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Office of Rare Diseases (ORD):

Study Start Date: July 1989
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 1996
Detailed Description:

PROTOCOL OUTLINE: Participants are treated with subcutaneous leuprolide acetate followed by oral spironolactone. Each treatment is administered daily for 6 weeks, with a 6-week washout between drugs.

Patients and controls are alternately assigned to begin treatment with leuprolide acetate or spironolactone.

  Eligibility

Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

PROTOCOL ENTRY CRITERIA:

--Disease Characteristics-- Polycystic ovarian disease Oligomenorrhea or amenorrhea Hirsutism Hyperandrogenism Hyperandrogenism insulin resistance acanthosis nigricans syndrome Hyperandrogenism Oligomenorrhea or amenorrhea Insulin resistance Acanthosis nigricans Hematocrit at least 30% Women with normal menstrual cycles not using oral contraception entered as controls

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00004311

Sponsors and Collaborators
Baylor College of Medicine
Investigators
Study Chair: Karen E. Elkind-Hirsch Baylor College of Medicine
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00004311     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 199/11816, BCM-467
Study First Received: October 18, 1999
Last Updated: June 23, 2005
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by Office of Rare Diseases (ORD):
acanthosis nigricans
dermatologic disorders
endocrine disorders
polycystic ovarian syndrome
rare disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Acanthosis Nigricans
Insulin Resistance
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Syndrome
Adnexal Diseases
Cysts
Disease
Endocrine System Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Gonadal Disorders
Hyperinsulinism
Hyperpigmentation
Melanosis
Metabolic Diseases
Neoplasms
Ovarian Cysts
Ovarian Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Pigmentation Disorders
Skin Diseases
Leuprolide
Spironolactone
Antineoplastic Agents
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Cardiovascular Agents
Diuretics
Diuretics, Potassium Sparing
Fertility Agents
Fertility Agents, Female

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