Run-in Period (Screening/Baseline/Qualifying Phases)Double-blind Treatment PeriodFollow-up Period
Visit1234a5678910111213b14
Month−6−3−0.50a0.51234681012b14
    Height measurements by stadiometryXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
    Physical examinationcXXXXX
    Oropharyngeal examinationXXXXXXXX
    Hand-wrist x-rayXX
    Vital signsXXXXXXXXXXX
    Clinical laboratory sampleXXX
    Urine cortisol testXXX
    WeightXXXXXXXXXXX
    Pulmonary-function testXXXXXXXXXXXX
  • a Randomization visit.

  • b Final visit of double-blind treatment period.

  • c Physical examination (included Tanner staging).