A Clinical Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Aliskiren Alone and in Combination With Ramipril in Hypertensive, Diabetic Patients.

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00219089
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 both hypertension and diabetes mellitus


Condition Intervention Phase
Hypertension, Diabetes Mellitus
Drug: aliskiren
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Eight-week, Randomized, Double-blind, Parallel Group, Multicenter, Dose Escalation Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Aliskiren Administered Alone and in Combination With Ramipril in Patients With Hypertension and Diabetes Mellitus

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

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

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline to week 4 endpoint in mean sitting diastolic blood pressure
  • Change from baseline to week 8 endpoint in mean sitting systolic blood pressure
  • Diastolic blood pressure less than 90 mmHg or reduction of 10 mmHg or greater from baseline after 8 weeks

Enrollment: 839
Study Start Date: November 2004
Study Completion Date: August 2005
Primary Completion Date: August 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 with a documented diagnosis of Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
  • 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
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
United States, New Jersey
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
East Hanover, New Jersey, United States, 07936
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: NCT00219089     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CSPP100A2307
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, diabetes mellitus, ramipril

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Hypertension
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Ramipril
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors
Protease Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Antihypertensive Agents
Cardiovascular Agents
Therapeutic Uses

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