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Pilot Study of the Effect of Baclofen and Bromocriptine on Luteinizing Hormone Secretion in Pubertal Children

Information source: Office of Rare Diseases (ORD)
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 23, 2015
Link to the current ClinicalTrials.gov record.

Condition(s) targeted: Growth Disorders

Phase: N/A

Status: Completed

Sponsored by: National Center for Research Resources (NCRR)

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Carol M. Foster, Study Chair, Affiliation: University of Michigan


OBJECTIVES: I. Evaluate the effect of bromocriptine on luteinizing hormone (LH) secretion by suppression of prolactin and stimulation of dopaminergic receptors in early pubertal boys and girls. II. Evaluate the effect of baclofen on LH secretion by stimulation of gamma-aminobutyric acid receptors in early pubertal boys and girls.

Clinical Details

Study design: Primary Purpose: Screening

Detailed description: PROTOCOL OUTLINE: Participants receive bromocriptine or baclofen followed by nocturnal measurements of luteinizing hormone, growth hormone, and sex steroids. Pituitary reserve is evaluated with the administration of gonadotropin-releasing hormone, and in children undergoing assessment of short stature, standard provocative stimuli.


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


- Short stature and/or constitutional growth delay

- No epilepsy or risk of epilepsy

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Additional Information

Starting date: June 1995
Last updated: June 23, 2005

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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