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Leuprolide in Treating Adults With Hypogonadotropism

2014-08-27 03:58:14 | BioPortfolio

Summary

RATIONALE: Hypogonadotropism is an abnormal condition caused by decreased production of gonadotropins, a group of hormones that stimulate the parts of the reproductive system that produce and release eggs from the ovaries or sperm from the testicles. Leuprolide may stimulate the production of gonadotropins and be effective in increasing testosterone in men and inducing ovulation in women.

PURPOSE: Clinical trial to study the effectiveness of leuprolide in treating adults who have hypogonadotropism.

Description

PROTOCOL OUTLINE: Male patients receive leuprolide subcutaneously every 5 days for up to one year and are followed at weeks 4, 6, 8, and 12, then every 2 months.

Female patients receive leuprolide subcutaneously on days 1, 6, and possibly 11. Patients are followed 2 months after the last injection.

Study Design

Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Hypogonadism

Intervention

leuprolide

Location

University of Chicago Children's Hospital
Chicago
Illinois
United States
60637

Status

Recruiting

Source

FDA Office of Orphan Products Development

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:58:14-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Condition resulting from deficient gonadal functions, such as GAMETOGENESIS and the production of GONADAL STEROID HORMONES. It is characterized by delay in GROWTH, germ cell maturation, and development of secondary sex characteristics. Hypogonadism can be due to a deficiency of GONADOTROPINS (hypogonadotropic hypogonadism) or due to primary gonadal failure (hypergonadotropic hypogonadism).

A potent synthetic long-acting agonist of GONADOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE that regulates the synthesis and release of pituitary gonadotropins, LUTEINIZING HORMONE and FOLLICLE STIMULATING HORMONE.

An anabolic steroid that has been used in the treatment of male HYPOGONADISM, delayed puberty in males, and in the treatment of breast neoplasms in women.

A metallic element of atomic number 30 and atomic weight 65.38. It is a necessary trace element in the diet, forming an essential part of many enzymes, and playing an important role in protein synthesis and in cell division. Zinc deficiency is associated with ANEMIA, short stature, HYPOGONADISM, impaired WOUND HEALING, and geophagia. It is known by the symbol Zn.

An autosomal recessive syndrome occurring principally in females, characterized by the presence of reticulated, atrophic, hyperpigmented, telangiectatic cutaneous plaques, often accompanied by juvenile cataracts, saddle nose, congenital bone defects, disturbances in the growth of HAIR; NAILS; and TEETH; and HYPOGONADISM.

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