Last updated on April 2018

Testosterone Therapy in Hypogonadal Men Treated With Opioids


Brief description of study

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of testosterone replacement therapy in men with low testosterone due to opioid treatment on body composition, the haemostatic system, glucose metabolism, muscle function, pain sensitivity, pain modulation, lipids, sexual function and quality of life.

Male patients on opioids for non-malignant diseases aged 18-59 years diagnosed with hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism, referred from day hospitals and outpatient populations. 40 patients are randomized to either testosterone undecanoate i.m. or placebo i.m., i.e. 20 patients per arm

A double blinded randomized placebo controlled trial

Detailed Study Description

The study duration is 24 weeks. Patients are treated with Testosterone Undecanoate 1000 mg/4 ml, intramuscular (i.m.) or placebo at 0, 6 and 18 weeks.

Outcome measures will be evaluated at 0 and 14 weeks.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02433730

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