An Open Label Extension Study to Evaluate the Long-term Use of Valsartan in Children 6 Months to 5 Years Old With Hypertension

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00457626
First received: April 5, 2007
Last updated: November 30, 2012
Last verified: November 2012

April 5, 2007
November 30, 2012
April 2007
May 2009   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Safety and tolerability of valsartan in children 6 months - 5 years old with hypertension. [ Time Frame: at ever visit ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
Long term Safety and tolerability of Valsartan assessed by observing the patients in the trial for a period of 6 months. All serious adverse events and adverse events will be recorded in this period
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An Open Label Extension Study to Evaluate the Long-term Use of Valsartan in Children 6 Months to 5 Years Old With Hypertension
An Open Label Extension Study to Evaluate Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of 18 Weeks of Valsartan Treatment in Children 6 Months-5 Years Old With Hypertension

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of long-term use (up to 18 weeks) of valsartan in children 6 months to 5 years old with hypertension.

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Interventional
Phase 3
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Hypertension
Drug: Valsartan
All patients started with dose 1 mg/kg once daily for first 2 weeks, up-titration to 2mg/kg (then to 4mg/kg) depending on MSSBP.
Experimental: Valsartan
Intervention: Drug: Valsartan
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
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May 2009
May 2009   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion criteria

  • Patients who qualified and entered the core study.
  • Patients who participated in the core study, completed period 1 and were re-randomized in period 2 and continued for at least 3 days in period 2.

Exclusion criteria

  • Patients who did not complete period 1 of the core study.
  • Patients who were re-randomized in period 2 of core study but did not continue for => 3 days in period 2 of the core study.
  • Patients who experienced any adverse events considered serious or drug related in the core study.
  • Patients excluded from the core study.
Both
6 Months to 5 Years
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States,   Belgium,   Brazil,   France,   Hungary,   India,   Italy,   Poland,   South Africa,   Turkey
 
NCT00457626
CVAL489K2303E1, 2006-005473-21
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Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
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Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Novartis
November 2012

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