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Open-Label Long-Term Safety and Efficacy Study of Fixed Dose Combination of Nifedipine Gastrointestinal Therapeutic System and Candesartan Cilexetil in Subjects With Moderate to Severe Essential Hypertension

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Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Bayer
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01788358
First received: February 7, 2013
Last updated: July 28, 2014
Last verified: July 2014
  Purpose

This study examines the long term safety and efficacy of the Fixed Dose combination BAY98-7106 (nifedipine plus candesartan primarily at the highest dose in development) in patients with moderate to severe hypertension.

Patients meeting the entry criteria, will receive the Fixed Dose combination for 28 weeks, including 8 weeks with stepwise dose increase up to the high target dose. The first 200 subjects completing 28 weeks will continue treatment for additional 24 weeks (52 weeks in total).

Subjects who do not tolerate an increased dose will be treated at their highest tolerable dose.


Condition Intervention Phase
Hypertension
Drug: Nifedipine GITS/Candesartan Cilexetil FDC(BAY98-7106)
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Multicenter, Open-Label, Long-Term Safety and Efficacy Study of the Fixed Dose Combination of Nifedipine Gastrointestinal Therapeutic System and Candesartan Cilexetil in Adult Subjects With Moderate to Severe Essential Hypertension

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Further study details as provided by Bayer:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The long-term safety and tolerability of once daily Nifedipine/Candesartan (BAY98-7106) [ Time Frame: During treatment period lasting 28 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    The primary outcome is evaluated by incidence of all treatment-emergent adverse events; incidence of drug-related treatment-emergent adverse events; adverse events of special interest - including the incidence of symptomatic hypotension and the incidence and severity of vasodilatory adverse events (such as peripheral edema, headache, and flushing) will be a particular focus.

  • The long-term safety and tolerability of once daily Nifedipine/Candesartan (BAY98-7106) [ Time Frame: During treatment period lasting 52 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    The primary outcome is evaluated by incidence of all treatment-emergent adverse events; incidence of drug-related treatment-emergent adverse events; adverse events of special interest - including the incidence of symptomatic hypotension and the incidence and severity of vasodilatory adverse events (such as peripheral edema, headache, and flushing) will be a particular focus.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in mean seated systolic blood pressure (MSSBP) [ Time Frame: From baseline to week 28 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Change in mean seated systolic blood pressure (MSSBP) [ Time Frame: From baseline to week 52 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Change in mean seated diastolic blood pressure(MSDBP) [ Time Frame: From baseline to week 28 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Change in mean seated diastolic blood pressure(MSDBP) [ Time Frame: From baseline to week 52 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Blood pressure Response Rate [ Time Frame: Week 28 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Response rate is defined as the percentage of subjects achieving a systolic blood pressure (SBP) response (MSSBP of < 140 mmHg or a reduction of MSSBP of > 20 mmHg from baseline value), or a diastolic blood pressure (DBP) response (i.e. MSDBP of < 90 mmHg or a reduction of MSDBP of > 10 mmHg from baseline value).

  • Blood pressure Response Rate [ Time Frame: Week 52 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Response rate is defined as the percentage of subjects achieving a systolic blood pressure (SBP) response (MSSBP of < 140 mmHg or a reduction of MSSBP of > 20 mmHg from baseline value), or a diastolic blood pressure (DBP) response (i.e. MSDBP of < 90 mmHg or a reduction of MSDBP of > 10 mmHg from baseline value).

  • Blood pressure Control Rate [ Time Frame: Week 28 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Control rate is the percentage of subjects that reach the predetermined blood pressure (BP) target < 140/90 mmHg. In addition, the percentage of subjects that reach the predetermined BP target will be provided as well (BP < 140/90 mmHg for subjects without diabetes and chronic renal disorder, and BP <130/80 mmHg for subjects with diabetes or chronic renal disorder).

  • Blood pressure Control Rate [ Time Frame: Week 52 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Control rate is the percentage of subjects that reach the predetermined blood pressure (BP) target < 140/90 mmHg. In addition, the percentage of subjects that reach the predetermined BP target will be provided as well (BP < 140/90 mmHg for subjects without diabetes and chronic renal disorder, and BP <130/80 mmHg for subjects with diabetes or chronic renal disorder).


Enrollment: 507
Study Start Date: February 2013
Study Completion Date: May 2014
Primary Completion Date: May 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Nifedipine/Candesartan
Treatment with 1 tablet once daily in the morning for 28 or 52 weeks. In the initial 8 weeks the dose will be increased stepwise from low starting doses up to the high target dose (Nifedipine / Candesartan 60/32 mg)
Drug: Nifedipine GITS/Candesartan Cilexetil FDC(BAY98-7106)
Nifedipine GITS/Candesartan Cilexetil FDC(BAY98-7106), tablet, 30/8 mg, orally once daily
Drug: Nifedipine GITS/Candesartan Cilexetil FDC(BAY98-7106)
Nifedipine GITS/Candesartan Cilexetil FDC(BAY98-7106), tablet, 30/16 mg, orally once daily
Drug: Nifedipine GITS/Candesartan Cilexetil FDC(BAY98-7106)
Nifedipine GITS/Candesartan Cilexetil FDC(BAY98-7106), tablet, 60/16 mg, orally once daily
Drug: Nifedipine GITS/Candesartan Cilexetil FDC(BAY98-7106)
Nifedipine GITS/Candesartan Cilexetil FDC(BAY98-7106), tablet, 60/32 mg, orally once daily

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects must have moderate to severe essential hypertension (Grade 2 or Grade 3, WHO classifications). At Visit 1, subjects not treated with antihypertensive medications are to have MSSBP of >/= 160 mmHg and < 200 mmHg, as measured by a calibrated electronic BP measuring device. For other subjects who are treated with antihypertensive medication before, they should have MSSBP >/= 160 mmHg and <200 mmHg after wash out.
  • Women of childbearing potential and men must agree to use adequate contraception other than hormonal contraceptives when sexually active

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Mean seated systolic blood pressure >/= 200 mmHg and/or mean seated diastolic blood pressure >/= 120 mm/Hg
  • Mean seated diastolic blood pressure < 60 mm/Hg
  • Differences greater than 20 mmHg for systolic blood pressure and 10 mmHg for diastolic blood pressure are present on 3 consecutive blood pressure readings at visit 0
  • Any history of hypertensive emergency
  • Evidence of secondary hypertension such as coarctation of the aorta, pheochromocytoma, hyperaldosteronism, etc.
  • Cerebrovascular ischemic event (stroke, transient ischemic attack [TIA])within the previous 12 months
  • History of intracerebral hemorrhage or subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • History of hypertensive retinopathy - known Keith-Wagener Grade III or IV
  • Any history of heart failure, New York Heart Association (NYHA) classification III or IV
  • Severe coronary heart disease as manifest by a history of myocardial infarction or unstable angina in the last 6 months prior to visit 0
  • Type 1 diabetes mellitus (DM) or poorly controlled Type 2 DM as evidenced by HbA1C of greater than 9% on visit 0.
  • Hyperkalemia: potassium above the upper limit of normal in the laboratory range
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Sponsors and Collaborators
Bayer
Investigators
Study Director: Bayer Study Director Bayer
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Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: Bayer
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01788358     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 14801, 2012-004515-32
Study First Received: February 7, 2013
Last Updated: July 28, 2014
Health Authority: Belgium: Federal Agency for Medicinal Products and Health Products
Canada: Health Canada
Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices
Poland: Ministry of Health
United Kingdom: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Bayer:
Drug combination
Nifedipine GITS
Candesartan Cilexetil
Hypertension
Combination therapy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension
Cardiovascular Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Candesartan
Candesartan cilexetil
Nifedipine
Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers
Angiotensin Receptor Antagonists
Antihypertensive Agents
Calcium Channel Blockers
Cardiovascular Agents
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Reproductive Control Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Tocolytic Agents
Vasodilator Agents

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