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Enoxaparin and Thrombolysis Reperfusion for Acute Myocardial Infarction Treatment Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction - Study 25 (ExTRACT-TIMI25)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00077792
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 16, 2004
Last Update Posted : April 20, 2009
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Brief Summary:
The primary objective of the study is to determine whether enoxaparin compared to unfractionated heparin will reduce the composite endpoint of all-cause mortality and non-fatal myocardial re-infarction within 30 days after randomization in patients with acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction who are eligible to receive fibrinolytic therapy

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Myocardial Infarction Acute ST-Segment Elevation Drug: Enoxaparin sodium (XRP4563) Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 20506 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Double-Dummy , Parallel Group, Multinational, Clinical Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Enoxaparin Versus Unfractionated Heparin in Patients With Acute ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Receiving Fibrinolytic Therapy
Study Start Date : October 2002
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2006

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MedlinePlus related topics: Heart Attack

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Composite of all-cause mortality and non-fatal myocardial re-infarction

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Composite of all-cause mortality, non-fatal myocardial re-infarction, and myocardial ischemia leading to urgent revascularization and non-fatal disabling stroke

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No


Patients with ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction meeting all of the following criteria:

  • Male or non-pregnant female greater than or equal to 18 years of age (depending on local regulations, minimal age can vary between 18 and 21 years)
  • Onset of prolonged (greater than or equal to 20 min) ischemic symptoms at rest less than or equal to 6 hours prior to randomization
  • ST-segment elevation of 0.1 mV in 2 or more limb leads, or 0.2 mV in two (2) or more contiguous precordial leads, or left bundle-branch block
  • Planned reperfusion therapy with streptokinase, tenecteplase, alteplase or reteplase
  • Written informed consent will be obtained



  • Evidence of cardiogenic shock at randomization
  • Acute pericarditis
  • History or symptoms suggestive of aortic dissection
  • MI precipitated by obvious provoking factors such as arrhythmia, infection, severe anemia, hyperthyroidism, cocaine, or amphetamine

Hemorrhagic Risk

  • Any minor head trauma or any other trauma occurring after the index acute myocardial infarction
  • Active or recent (< 3 months) bleeding including gastrointestinal bleeding, known presence of occult blood in the stool, or gross hematuria.
  • Any history of bleeding diathesis, coagulopathy, platelet disorder, or thrombocytopenia
  • Any single reliable recording of systolic blood pressure >180 mm Hg and/or diastolic blood pressure >110 mm Hg prior to randomization
  • Any history of stroke or transient ischemic attack; any history of hemorrhagic cerebrovascular disease
  • Any known structural damage or other pathologic process involving the central nervous system
  • Any head trauma within 6 months prior to randomization
  • Major surgery (including CABG), any ophthalmologic surgery, or non-cutaneous biopsy, or substantial trauma within 3 months prior to randomization
  • Traumatic or prolonged cardiopulmonary resuscitation (> 2 minutes) within 2 weeks prior to randomization
  • Puncture of a non-compressible vessel (artery or vein) within the 24 hours prior to randomization
  • Acute peptic ulcer disease within 3 months prior to randomization

Prior or Concomitant Pharmacologic Therapy

  • Administration of abciximab (ReoPro), within the previous 7 days or eptifibatide (Integrilin), or tirofiban (Aggrastat) within the previous 24 hours prior to randomization
  • Current therapy with oral anticoagulants, or an International Normalized Ratio of >1.5
  • Administration of a low molecular weight heparin within 8 hours prior to randomization.
  • Known hypersensitivity to low molecular weight heparins, unfractionated heparin or heparin-like products; allergy to pork or pork products
  • Known hypersensitivity and/or contra-indication(s) to fibrinolytic drugs (streptokinase, tenecteplase, alteplase and reteplase)


  • Known platelet count <100,000 cells/microL or history of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia
  • Known clinically significant anemia (Hemoglobin <10 g/dL which is < 6.2 mmol/L)
  • Known renal insufficiency with serum creatinine >220 mmol/L (2.5 mg/dL) for men and >175 mmol/L (2.0 mg/dL) for women when assessed prior to baseline examination.
  • Advanced neoplastic or other life-threatening disease with a life expectancy of <12 months
  • Pregnancy or parturition within the last 90 days or currently breast feeding
  • Women of childbearing potential except if post-menopausal, surgically sterile or using accepted method(s) of birth control or having a negative pregnancy test.
  • Treatment with other investigational agents in the last 30 days before study entry or previous enrollment in ExTRACT-TIMI 25
  • History of drug or alcohol abuse
  • Mental condition rendering the patient unable to understand the nature, scope, and possible consequences of the study
  • Any patient unlikely to comply with protocol, e.g., uncooperative attitude, inability to return for follow-up visits, and who are unlikely to complete the study

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00077792

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Study Director: ICD CSD Sanofi
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Responsible Party: ICD Study Director, sanofi-aventis Identifier: NCT00077792    
Other Study ID Numbers: EFC6147
First Posted: February 16, 2004    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 20, 2009
Last Verified: April 2009
Keywords provided by Sanofi:
Receiving fibrinolytic therapy
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Myocardial Infarction
Pathologic Processes
Myocardial Ischemia
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Enoxaparin sodium
Fibrinolytic Agents
Fibrin Modulating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action