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Study in Women With Idiopathic Menorrhagia to Determine the Reduction in Menstrual Blood Loss (MBL) After Treatment With the Levonorgestrel-releasing Intrauterine System (IUS)

Information source: Bayer
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 23, 2015
Link to the current ClinicalTrials.gov record.

Condition(s) targeted: Menorrhagia

Intervention: Levonorgestrel IUS (Mirena, BAY86-5028) (Drug); Medroxyprogesterone acetate (Drug)

Phase: Phase 3

Status: Completed

Sponsored by: Bayer

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Bayer Study Director, Study Director, Affiliation: Bayer


The purpose of this study is to determine whether the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system is effective in decreasing menstrual blood loss.

Clinical Details

Official title: A Multicenter, Randomized, Open Label, Parallel Group, Active Control Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of LNG IUS (Mirena®) as Compared to Medroxyprogesterone Acetate During 6 Cycles of Treatment in Patients With Idiopathic Menorrhagia

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Primary outcome:

The Change in Absolute Value From Baseline Menstrual Blood Loss (MBL) to the End-of-study MBL (Cycle 6)

Percentage of Patients With Successful Treatment

Secondary outcome:

Percent Change From Baseline MBL to End of Study MBL (Cycle 6)

Absolute Change From Baseline MBL to Mid-study MBL (Cycle 3)

Percent Change From Baseline MBL to Mid-study MBL (Cycle 3)

Percentage of Subjects Who Completed the Study in Levonorgestrel Intrauterine System (LNG IUS) Group

Total Number of Bleeding Days

Total Number of Spotting and Bleeding Days

Total Number of Spotting Days

Total Number of Bleeding Episodes

Percent Change in Hemoglobin

Percent Change in Hematocrit

Percent Change in Serum Ferritin

Percentage of Patients With Improvement in the Investigator Global Assessment Scale

Percentage of Patients With Improvement in the Patients Overall Assessment Scale

Detailed description: Acronyms in the Adverse Event Section:

- IUCD Intrauterine Contraceptive Device

- MedDRA Medical Dictionary for Regulatory Activities

This study has previously been posted by Berlex, Inc. and Schering AG, Germany. Berlex, Inc. has been renamed to Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Schering AG Germany has been renamed to Bayer HealthCare AG, Germany.


Minimum age: 18 Years. Maximum age: N/A. Gender(s): Female.


Inclusion Criteria:

- Women who have >/= 80 mL blood loss during their menstrual cycles and desire

contraception Exclusion Criteria:

- Post menopausal menstrual cycle < 21 days or > 35 days

- Pregnancy

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Last updated: November 14, 2013

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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