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The purpose of this study is to test the hypothesis that treatment with odanacatib will result in increased BMD (bone mineral density) compared to treatment with placebo. This study will also evaluate the safety and efficacy of odanacatib for male osteoporosis patients.
The original study was divided into two parts, with the primary analysis of endpoints to occur at 24 months and the patients will then remain in the study for an additional 12 months (Part 2). Amendment 1 of the protocol removed the additional 12 month period and the Month 36 BMD analysis was deleted.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Odanacatib, Placebo for Odanacatib
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:48-0400
This study will test the weighted average inhibition of u-NTx/Cre (aminoterminal crosslinked telopeptide of Type 1 collagen) and AUC (0-168 hours) of Odanacatib
This study will assess the safety, tolerability, pharmacodynamics, and pharmacokinetics of single doses of odanacatib in mature adolescents and young adults who are currently receiving glu...
This study will assess the safety and tolerability of single doses of odanacatib (MK0822) when administered with a light breakfast.
This study will assess the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics of once-daily multiple-dose administration of odanatcatib (MK0822).
This study will assess the safety, tolerability, PK, and PD of a once weekly dose of MK0822 in healthy postmenopausal women.
Odanacatib Restores Trabecular Bone of Skeletally Mature Female Rabbits With Osteopenia but Induces Brittleness of Cortical Bone: A Comparative Study of the Investigational Drug With PTH, Estrogen, and Alendronate.
Reduction of bone mass without alteration in the composition of bone, leading to fractures. Primary osteoporosis can be of two major types: postmenopausal osteoporosis (OSTEOPOROSIS, POSTMENOPAUSAL) and age-related or senile osteoporosis.
A nonhormonal medication for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis in women. This drug builds healthy bone, restoring some of the bone loss as a result of osteoporosis.
Misunderstanding among individuals, frequently research subjects, of scientific methods such as randomization and placebo controls.
An effect usually, but not necessarily, beneficial that is attributable to an expectation that the regimen will have an effect, i.e., the effect is due to the power of suggestion.
The mineral component of bones and teeth; it has been used therapeutically as a prosthetic aid and in the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.
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