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Clinical Trial Details

Impact of short-term low dose glucocorticoids on protein metabolism

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Trial Information

Broad Health Condition Metabolic and Endocrine

Specific Health ConditionNormal metabolism and endocrine development and function

Trial FocusTreatment

Recruitment statusRecruiting

Anticipated date of first participant enrolment3/01/2005

Anticipated date of last participant enrolment3/01/2005

Phase of TrialPhase 2

Has the study received ethics approval?Further information iconApproved

Trial summary

The aim of this study is to determine if short-term low dose glucocorticoids alters protein metabolism in a way that results in protein loss. This information will help in the development of therapies that reverse or prevent protein loss in patients requiring long-term glucocorticoids.

Key inclusion criteria

Healthy subjects.

Minimum age50 Years

Maximum age80 Years

GenderBoth males and females

Can Healthy volunteers participate?No

Key exclusion criteria

Diabetes mellitus, cancer, liver and kidney failure.
Contact details and further information

Sponsor Primary Sponsor Type: Hospital
Primary Sponsor Name: St Vincent's Hospital
Primary Sponsor Country: Australia

Trial IDACTRN12605000443695

Contact person for information and recruitment
Professor Ken Ho
Pituitary Research Unit Garvan Institute of Medical Research 384 Victoria St Darlinghurst NSW 2010
+61 2 92958482
+61 2 92958481
Further information