Trial Condition(s):

Hypogonadism, Paraplegia, Bone Density, Osteoporosis

Efficacy of Nebido on bone mineral density (BMD) in hypogonadal paraplegic patients with confirmed osteoporosis

Bayer Identifier:

13900 Identifier:


EudraCT Number:

Not Available

EU CT Number:

Not Available

Study Completed

Trial Purpose

Both conditions hypogonadism and immobilisation (paraplegia) may contribute or lead to decreased bone mineral density resp osteoporosis. In this study bone mineral density is assessed in hypogonadal paraplegic patients, who are on standard prophylactic therapy for osteoporosis and and on a standard physiotherapy exercise program one group receiving Nebido for testosterone replacement (TRT). The additional effect of TRT on bone mineral density / osteoporosis is assessed (CT scan lumbar spine).

Inclusion Criteria
- Male patients > 18yrs
 - Osteoporosis prophylaxis/therapy with
 -- vitamin D 800 - 1200 mg per day,
 -- calcium 800 - 1000 mg per day,
 -- Fosamax 70 once a week.
 - Standardised physiotherapy exercise programme.
 - No proliferative bone disease.
 - No history of calcium oxalate stones.
 - No use of aromatase inhibitors.
 - No use of 5-alpha reductase inhibitors.
Nebido group:
 - No contraindications to use of Nebido (known prostate or breast carcinoma or suspicion thereof, no past or present history of liver tumours);
 - No known hypersensitivity to testosterone or excipients of Nebido
Exclusion Criteria
- Androgen dependent carcinoma of the prostate or male mammary gland, past or present history of liver tumours, hypersensitivity towards the active pharmaceutical ingredient or other ingredients.

Trial Summary

Enrollment Goal
Trial Dates
Could I receive a placebo?
Nebido (Testosterone Undeconate, BAY86-5037)
Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Where to Participate


Investigative Site

Many Locations, Germany

Trial Design