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Co-administration Study in Patients With Elevated Cholesterol and Coronary Heart Disease (0653-802)(COMPLETED)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00092612
First Posted: September 27, 2004
Last Update Posted: March 13, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to investigate additional cholesterol lowering effects in patients with coronary heart disease by giving an investigational drug with a patient's current approved cholesterol lowering medication.

Condition Intervention Phase
Hypercholesterolemia Coronary Disease Drug: MK0653, ezetimibe Drug: Comparator: ezetimibe, placebo Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Study to Evaluate Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of Ezetimibe 10 mg or Placebo Co-administered With Existing Simvastatin 10 mg or 20 mg in Attaining Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Target Levels in Patients With Hypercholesterolemia and Coronary Heart Disease.

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Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percentage of patients reaching their target LDL-C goal of </= 2.60 mmol/L, after 6 weeks of treatment

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety and tolerability.

Enrollment: 372
Study Start Date: May 2003
Study Completion Date: June 2004
Primary Completion Date: June 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
The duration of treatment is 10 weeks.
  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with elevated cholesterol and coronary heart disease

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have cholesterol levels within normal ranges as identified by the study
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00092612


Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Investigators
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information

Publications:
Study Data/Documents: CSR Synopsis Link  This link exits the ClinicalTrials.gov site

Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00092612     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0653-802
2004_040
First Submitted: September 23, 2004
First Posted: September 27, 2004
Last Update Posted: March 13, 2017
Last Verified: March 2017

Keywords provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:
Elevated Cholesterol

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Diseases
Hypercholesterolemia
Coronary Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Myocardial Ischemia
Cardiovascular Diseases
Hyperlipidemias
Dyslipidemias
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Arteriosclerosis
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Ezetimibe
Anticholesteremic Agents
Hypolipidemic Agents
Antimetabolites
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Lipid Regulating Agents