A New Active Vitamin D, ED-71 for Osteoporosis

2014-08-27 03:51:55 | BioPortfolio


A prospective, randomized, double-blind study to compare the effect of ED-71 with that of alfacalcidol on fracture incidence

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment




ED-71, Alfacalcidol, ED-71 placebo, Alfacalcidol placebo




Chugai Pharmaceutical

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:51:55-0400

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