Assessment of Compliance With Antihypertensive Telmisartan Therapy (COAST)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Bang & Olufsen Medicom
Information provided by:
Bayer
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00470886
First received: May 7, 2007
Last updated: November 14, 2012
Last verified: November 2012
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to asses the efficacy and safety of Telmisartan depending on the use of an electronic therapy monitoring device (HelpingHand) in a real life setting and to asses patients compliance to the therapy with Telmisartan in relation to use of electronic therapy monitoring device.


Condition Intervention
Hypertension
Drug: Telmisartan (Kinzal/Pritor, BAY68-9291)

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Non-Interventional, Post-Marketing Surveillance, Phase IV Study to Assess Compliance With Antihypertensive Telmisartan Therapy

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Further study details as provided by Bayer:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Efficacy and safety of the treatment with telmisartan reported by the physician with regard to usage the HelpingHand device [ Time Frame: At all four planned control visits. (Approx. interval between visits 3 months) ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Compliance with the treatment calculated on the basis of by HelpingHand and patients questionnaires [ Time Frame: At all four planned control visits. (Approx. interval between visits 3 months) ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 3400
Study Start Date: April 2007
Study Completion Date: January 2010
Primary Completion Date: January 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Group 1 Drug: Telmisartan (Kinzal/Pritor, BAY68-9291)
Primary care clinic hypertensive patients for whom physician decided to start the treatment with telmisartan

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Primary care clinic hypertensive patients for whom physician decided to start the treatment with telmisartan

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age over 18
  • Untreated or ineffectively treated arterial hypertension

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Cholestatic disorders and severe hepatic failure
  • Allergy to Telmisartan
  • Pregnancy and lactation period
  • Unwillingness to participate in the study
  • Inability to use the drug reminder device
  • Unwillingness to use the drug reminder device
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00470886

Locations
Poland
Many Locations, Poland
Slovakia
Many Locations, Slovakia
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bayer
Bang & Olufsen Medicom
Investigators
Study Director: Bayer Study Director Bayer
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

Responsible Party: Regional Medical Affairs, Bayer Sp. z o.o.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00470886     History of Changes
Obsolete Identifiers: NCT00458692
Other Study ID Numbers: 12827, KL0710PL, 14237 - KL0710SK
Study First Received: May 7, 2007
Last Updated: November 14, 2012
Health Authority: Poland: Office for Registration of Medicinal Products, Medical Devices and Biocidal Products
Slovakia: State Institute for Drug Control

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Telmisartan
Antihypertensive Agents
Cardiovascular Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers
Angiotensin Receptor Antagonists
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action

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