Alternative Options to Minimize Niacin-Induced Flushing

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Patrick Moriarty, MD, FACP, FACC, University of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00895193
First received: May 6, 2009
Last updated: February 3, 2014
Last verified: February 2014
Results First Received: February 3, 2014  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator);   Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Conditions: Hypercholesterolemia
Flushing
Interventions: Other: Apple pectin
Drug: Aspirin 325 mg
Other: Placebo

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Recruitment Details
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Initial screening occurred over the telephone. Subjects that met preliminary study criteria were scheduled for a screening visit. Recruitment was conducted at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Apple-pectin 2000mg Participant receives Apple pectin 2000mg 30 minutes prior to a one-time 1000mg dose of extended-release niacin.
Regular Non-enteric Coated Aspirin 325mg Participant receives aspirin 325 mg 30 minutes prior to a one-time 1000mg dose of extended-release niacin.
Apple Pectin + Aspirin Participant receives apple pectin 2000mg and aspirin 325 mg 30 minutes prior to a one-time 1000mg dose of extended-release niacin.
Placebo Comparator Participant receives placebo 30 minutes prior to a one-time 1000mg dose of extended-release niacin.

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Apple-pectin 2000mg     Regular Non-enteric Coated Aspirin 325mg     Apple Pectin + Aspirin     Placebo Comparator  
STARTED     25     25     25     25  
COMPLETED     25     25     25     25  
NOT COMPLETED     0     0     0     0  



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Apple-pectin 2000mg Participant receives Apple pectin 2000mg 30 minutes prior to a one-time 1000mg dose of extended-release niacin.
Regular Non-enteric Coated Aspirin 325mg Participant receives aspirin 325 mg 30 minutes prior to a one-time 1000mg dose of extended-release niacin.
Apple Pectin + Aspirin Participant receives apple pectin 2000mg and aspirin 325 mg 30 minutes prior to a one-time 1000mg dose of extended-release niacin.
Placebo Comparator Participant receives placebo 30 minutes prior to a one-time 1000mg dose of extended-release niacin.
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
    Apple-pectin 2000mg     Regular Non-enteric Coated Aspirin 325mg     Apple Pectin + Aspirin     Placebo Comparator     Total  
Number of Participants  
[units: participants]
  25     25     25     25     100  
Age  
[units: years]
Mean ± Standard Deviation
  34  ± 11.5     40  ± 13.3     40  ± 12.3     38  ± 12.7     38.2  ± 12.5  
Gender  
[units: participants]
         
Female     11     12     11     11     45  
Male     14     13     14     14     55  
Race (NIH/OMB)  
[units: participants]
         
American Indian or Alaska Native     0     0     0     0     0  
Asian     0     0     0     0     0  
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander     0     0     0     0     0  
Black or African American     4     9     5     5     23  
White     16     15     20     20     71  
More than one race     0     0     0     0     0  
Unknown or Not Reported     5     1     0     0     6  
Region of Enrollment  
[units: participants]
         
United States     25     25     25     25     100  
Body Mass Index  
[units: kg/m2]
Mean ± Standard Deviation
  26  ± 5.5     27  ± 6.2     26  ± 5.3     26  ± 5.0     26.4  ± 5.4  
Waist Circumference  
[units: inches]
Mean ± Standard Deviation
  35  ± 6.1     63  ± 6.3     34  ± 5.0     35  ± 5.3     35  ± 5.65  



  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Incidence of Flushing   [ Time Frame: Hourly for 6 hours on day of dosing ]

2.  Primary:   Time to Flushing   [ Time Frame: 6 hours after dosing ]

3.  Primary:   Duration of Flushing   [ Time Frame: 6 hours after dosing ]

4.  Primary:   Maximum Flushing Severity Score   [ Time Frame: 6 hours after dosing ]


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Certain Agreements:  
All Principal Investigators ARE employed by the organization sponsoring the study.


Limitations and Caveats
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Limitations include: pilot design, small sample size, short duration of a one-time niacin dose, utilization of only one niacin formulation.  


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Julie-Ann Dutton, MS, RD
Organization: University of Kansas Medical Center
phone: (913) 588-4064
e-mail: jdutton@kumc.edu


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Responsible Party: Patrick Moriarty, MD, FACP, FACC, University of Kansas Medical Center Research Institute
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00895193     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 11627
Study First Received: May 6, 2009
Results First Received: February 3, 2014
Last Updated: February 3, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board