Observational to Investigate the Efficacy of CRESTOR 5mg in Reaching LDL-C Target Goals in Patients Who Are at High Risk for a Cardiovascular Event

This study has been completed.
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AstraZeneca
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00347217
First received: June 30, 2006
Last updated: August 29, 2011
Last verified: August 2011

June 30, 2006
August 29, 2011
February 2006
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Observational to Investigate the Efficacy of CRESTOR 5mg in Reaching LDL-C Target Goals in Patients Who Are at High Risk for a Cardiovascular Event
An Observational Study Into the Usage and Efficacy of Crestor 5mg as a Start Dosage in Achieving the LDL-C Target Level in Both Statin-naive and Treated Primary and Secondary Prevention Patients With a High Risk of a Cardiovascular Event.

Observational study to investigate the use and efficacy of CRESTOR 5 mg in reaching LDL-C target goals in both statin naïve and statin treated primary and secondary prevention patients at high risk for a cardiovascular event.

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Observational
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
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Non-Probability Sample

Clinic

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Completed
3840
January 2009
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • The patient has a high risk of a cardiovascular event as defined by the European guidelines.
  • The patient is statin-naive (i.e. has not used a statin > 2 months), or is currently treated with atorvastatin, pravastatin or simvastatin.
  • An LDL-C level is known for the statin-naive patient or for the statin used during visit 1.
  • It has been decided to start the patient on CRESTOR 5 mg.
  • The patient is prepared to give permission to the coded data being made available to AstraZeneca

Exclusion Criteria:

  • The patient is known to have complaints of myalgia, myopathy or liver function impairment (including elevated levels of serum transaminases) where there is a causal relationship with the statin treatment.
  • Contraindications for treatment with CRESTOR (see 1 B1 text).
  • Patients with a family history of dyslipidemias, for instance familiar (combined) hypercholesterolemia
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Netherlands
 
NCT00347217
NL401345, OPTIMAL
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AstraZeneca
AstraZeneca
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Study Director: AstraZeneca Netherlands Medical Director, MD AstraZeneca
AstraZeneca
August 2011

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