Clinical Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Aliskiren Alone and in Combination With Hydrochlorothiazide in Patients With Essential Hypertension.

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00219024
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: November 7, 2011
Last verified: June 2006
  Purpose

To demonstrate the efficacy and safety of aliskiren given to patients with essential hypertension, at doses of 75 mg, 150 mg and 300 mg alone, and in combination with hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ)


Condition Intervention Phase
Hypertension
Drug: aliskiren
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An 8 Week Double-blind, Multicenter, Randomized, Multifactorial, Placebo-controlled, Parallel-group Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Aliskiren Administered Alone and in Combination With Hydrochlorothiazide in Patients With Essential Hypertension

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in diastolic blood pressure after 8 weeks

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in systolic blood pressure after 8 weeks
  • Diastolic blood pressure is < 90 mmHg or a reduction from baseline of > 10 mmHg after 8 weeks
  • Blood pressure < 140/90 mmHg
  • Change from baseline in standing diastolic blood pressure after 8 weeks
  • Change from baseline in standing systolic blood pressure after 8 weeks

Enrollment: 2775
Study Start Date: August 2004
Study Completion Date: June 2005
Primary Completion Date: June 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

  • Patients with essential hypertension
  • Patients who are eligible and able to participate in the study

Exclusion Criteria

  • Severe hypertension
  • History or evidence of a secondary form of hypertension
  • History of hypertensive encephalopathy or cerebrovascular accident

Other protocol-defined exclusion criteria may apply.

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Locations
United States, New Jersey
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
East Hanover, New Jersey, United States
Germany
Investigative Centers, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis
Investigators
Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

No publications provided by Novartis

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00219024     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CSPP100A2204
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: November 7, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Hypertension, aliskiren, blood pressure, hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ).

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Hydrochlorothiazide
Diuretics
Natriuretic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Pharmacologic Actions
Sodium Chloride Symporter Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antihypertensive Agents
Cardiovascular Agents
Therapeutic Uses

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