Risedronate Sodium in Post Menopausal Osteoporosis
The primary objective is to compare subject satisfaction of once a week dosing of 35 mg Actonel to once daily dosing of 5 mg Actonel in postmenopausal osteoporotic women.
The secondary objectives are to measure compliance (50 % drug taken), and persistence, [and urinary NTx (N-telopeptides) (optional)].
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||A Multicenter, Prospective, Randomized, 2-Way Crossover, Open-Label Study pn Postmenopausal Women With Osteoporosis Examining Subject Satisfaction and Compliance When Risedronate Sodium (Actonel) in Administered 35mg Once a Week or 5mg Once Daily|
- Measurement of subject satisfaction using a questionnaire at 12 and 24 weeks and a tablets counts at 12 and 24 weeks.
- Optional: the effects of Actonel on bone resorption will be assessed by a change of urinary NTx, after 12 and 24 weeks of treatment as compared to baseline.
|Study Start Date:||January 2004|