Study of Atorvastatin/Fenofibrate (LCP-AtorFen) Combination Therapy in Dyslipidemia

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Veloxis Pharmaceuticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00504829
First received: July 18, 2007
Last updated: April 11, 2008
Last verified: April 2008
  Purpose

The current study is designed to test the efficacy, safety and tolerability of LCP-AtorFen, a combination of atorvastatin and fenofibrate.


Condition Intervention Phase
Dyslipidemia
Drug: LCP-AtorFen
Drug: atorvastatin
Drug: fenofibrate
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A 12-Week, Multi-Center, Double-Blind, Randomized, Parallel-Group Study, Followed by a 12 Month Extension Study, of the Efficacy and Safety of LCP-AtorFen in Subjects With Dyslipidemia

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Further study details as provided by Veloxis Pharmaceuticals:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The primary objectives of the study are to assess the non-HDL cholesterol and triglyceride lowering efficacy as well as the HDL cholesterol increasing efficacy of LCP AtorFen versus atorvastatin. [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The secondary objectives of the study are to assess the non-HDL and LDL cholesterol lowering efficacy as well as the HDL cholesterol increasing efficacy of LCP-AtorFen versus fenofibrate. [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

Enrollment: 220
Study Start Date: July 2007
Study Completion Date: February 2008
Primary Completion Date: February 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
LCP-AtorFen
Drug: LCP-AtorFen
anti-dyslipidemia
Active Comparator: 2
atorvastatin
Drug: atorvastatin
anti-dyslipidemia
Active Comparator: 3
fenofibrate
Drug: fenofibrate
anti-dyslipidemia

Detailed Description:

This is a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, 12 week study with a 52-week open-label follow-up to evaluate the safety and efficacy of LCP-AtorFen (the combination of atorvastatin and fenofibrate) in the treatment of hyperlipidemia.

After a wash-out phase, eligible patients will be randomized on a 1:1:1 ratio to either LCP-AtorFen, atorvastatin or fenofibrate for 12 weeks. After the completion of the 12-week phase, all eligible patients will be offered to receive open-label LCP-AtorFen for another 52 weeks.

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. A diagnosis of dyslipidemia (non-HDL-C >130 mg/dL and Triglycerides > or equal to 150 mg/dL and < or equal to 500 mg/dL).
  2. Subject may be currently on a statin or other lipid-lowering therapy but must be willing and able to washout for 8 weeks if on a fibrate or high-dose niacin, 6 weeks if on a statin or low-dose niacin per day, or 4 weeks if on a bile acid sequestrant, ezetimibe, or >1000 mg of fish oil per day.
  3. Other inclusion criteria might apply

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. TGs > 500 mg/dL.
  2. History of coronary heart disease (CHD), transient ischemic attacks, stroke or revascularization procedure in the six months prior.
  3. Presence of an aortic aneurysm or resection of an aortic aneurysm within six months.
  4. Poorly controlled diabetes mellitus (glycosylated hemoglobin >8.0% )or diabetes mellitus requiring insulin therapy.
  5. Known lipoprotein lipase impairment or deficiency or Apo C-II deficiency or familial dysbetalipoproteinemia.
  6. History of pancreatitis.
  7. Known allergy or sensitivity to statins or fibrates.
  8. Poorly controlled hypertension.
  9. Other exclusion criteria might apply.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00504829

Locations
United States, Illinois
Radiant Research, 515 N State Street, Suite 2700
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60610
Sponsors and Collaborators
Veloxis Pharmaceuticals
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Jeff Geohas, MD Radiant Research
Study Director: Dennis McCluskey, MD Radiant Research
Study Director: Harry Geisberg, MD Radiant Research
Study Director: Chivers Woodruff, Jr, MD Radiant Research
Study Director: Michael Noss, MD Radiant Research
Study Director: Michele Reynolds, MD Radiant Research
Study Director: James Zavoral, MD Radiant Research
Study Director: Randall Severance, MD Radiant Research
Study Director: Stephen Halpern, MD Radiant Research
Study Director: Linda Murray, MD Radiant Research
Study Director: Wayne Larson, MD Radiant Research
Study Director: Timothy Howards, MD Medical Affiliated Research Center, Inc.
Study Director: Cynthia Strout, MD Coastal Carolina Research Center
Study Director: Mark Kipnes, MD Diabetes and Glandular Research Center, Inc.
  More Information

No publications provided by Veloxis Pharmaceuticals

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00504829     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: LCP-AtorFen-2001
Study First Received: July 18, 2007
Last Updated: April 11, 2008
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Veloxis Pharmaceuticals:
LCP-AtorFen
Non-HDL cholesterol
Triglycerides
HDL cholesterol
LDL cholesterol
Atorvastatin
Fenofibrate

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dyslipidemias
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Atorvastatin
Fenofibrate
Anticholesteremic Agents
Antimetabolites
Enzyme Inhibitors
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Hypolipidemic Agents
Lipid Regulating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Therapeutic Uses

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