Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences on calcified tissues

ba0001pp446 | Osteoporosis: treatment | ECTS2013

Effects of odanacatib on BMD and safety in the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women previously treated with alendronate– a randomized placebo-controlled trial

Chapurlat Roland , De Villiers Tobias , Bonnick Sydney , Odio Alberto , Palacios Santiago , Scott Boyd , De Tilleghem Celine Le Bailly , DaSilva Carolyn , Leung Albert , Gurner Deborah

Odanacatib (ODN) is an orally-active cathepsin K inhibitor being developed for the treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis. This study evaluated the effects of ODN 50mg once weekly on BMD, bone turnover markers and safety in patients previously treated with alendronate (ALN).This was a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, 24-month study. The primary endpoint was % change from baseline at month 24 of femoral neck (FN) BMD. Postmenopausal women (...

ba0005oc1.1 | Clinical trials and osteoporosis treatment | ECTS2016

Efficacy of odanacatib in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis: subgroup analyses of data from the phase 3 long-term odanacatib fracture trial (LOFT)

Saag Kenneth G , Alexandersen Peter , Benhamou Claude-Laurent , Gilchrist Nigel , Halse Johan , Michael Lewiecki E. , Lippuner Kurt , McClung Michael , Shiraki Masataka , DaSilva Carolyn A , Verbruggen Nadia , Scott Boyd B , Lombardi Antonio

Odanacatib (ODN), a selective oral inhibitor of cathepsin K, is in development for the treatment of osteoporosis. In the primary efficacy analysis of the Phase 3, Long-Term ODN Fracture Trial (LOFT; NCT00529373), ODN significantly reduced fracture risk compared with placebo in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. Pre-specified subgroup analyses evaluated the efficacy of ODN in patient subgroups.Women aged ≥65 years, without baseline radiographic...