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Safety and Efficacy of OSTEOFORM (rhPTH [1-34]) in Increasing Bone Mineral Density in Osteoporosis

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First received: July 11, 2007
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Last verified: July 2007
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OSTEOFORM, containing recombinant (rhPTH [1-34]), enhances bone mineral density and reduces risk for vertebral fracture. This study evaluates the safety and efficacy of OSTEOFORM in the treatment of osteoporosis in post-menopausal women.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: OSTEOFORM (rhPTH [1-34]) along with calcium and vitamin D
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Safety and Efficacy of OSTEOFORM (rhPTH [1-34]) in Increasing Bone Mineral Density in Osteoporosis. A Randomized Controlled Open-Label Multicentre Study in India

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percentage of change in Bone Mineral Density at lumber spine (L1-L4) in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis at the end of 6 and 12 months. [ Time Frame: 6 and 12 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Percentage of change from baseline in biomarkers of bone formation and bone resorption at the end of 3, 6 and 12 months. [ Time Frame: 3, 6 and 12 months ]

Enrollment: 82
Study Start Date: December 2005
Study Completion Date: July 2007
Detailed Description:

207 post-menopausal women were enrolled for screening at 6 centres, and supplemented with daily 1000 mg elemental calcium and 500 IU of vitamin D for 45 days. 82 eligible women with osteoporosis were randomly received daily either calcium and vitamin D alone (control group) or Osteoform 20 µg subcutaneously with calcium and vitamin D (drug group) for 12 months. End points such as percentage of increase in bone mineral density and, changes in bone biomarkers (serum osteocalcin, bone specific alkaline phosphatase, and urinary DPD) were evaluated at baseline, and 6 and 12 months after supplementation. Besides, safety parameters and adverse events were monitored through out the study period.


Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years to 75 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

Postmenopausal women with osteoporosis (Lumbar spine or femoral neck BMD or total hip T-score less than or equal to-2.5)

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Women with vertebral (L1-L4) abnormalities that preclude accurate measurement by DEXA.
  2. Women on medications that are known to affect bone for more than 7 days in the past 6 months.
  3. Currently taking systemic prednisone, inhaled steroids, anticoagulants, anticonvulsants.
  4. History of rhPTH use or known hypersensitivity to study drug.
  5. Vitamin D3 deficiency (Vitamin D3 < 20 ng/ml).
  6. Abnormal thyroid function.
  7. History of kidney disease.
  8. Any history of hypercalciuria, hypercalcemia or hyperparathyroidism.
  9. History of active or treated tuberculosis or significant liver disease or gastrointestinal disease or cancer.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00500409

Apollo Hospitals
Hyderabaad, Andhra Pradesh, India
CARE Hospitals
Hyderabaad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Medwin Hospital
Hyderabaad, Andhra Pradesh, India
MS Ramaiah Medical College
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
P.D. Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Center
Mumbai, Maharastra, India
Apollo Hospitals
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Sponsors and Collaborators
Virchow Group
Principal Investigator: Dr. Bipin Kumar Sethi, MD, DM CARE Hospitals, Hyderabad, AP, India
Principal Investigator: Dr. Manoj Chadha, MD, DM P.D. Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, India
Principal Investigator: Dr. K.Prasanna Kumar, MD, DM M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore, India
Principal Investigator: Dr. K.D. Modi, MD, DM Medwin Hospital, Hyderabad, AP, India
Principal Investigator: Dr. Rabinderanath Mehrotra, MD, DM Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad, AP, India
Principal Investigator: Dr. Usha Sriram, MD, DM Apollo Hospitals, Chennai, India
  More Information

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Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00500409     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: VB006/05
Study First Received: July 11, 2007
Last Updated: July 11, 2007
Health Authority: India: Ministry of Health

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bone Diseases
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Musculoskeletal Diseases processed this record on November 25, 2014