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Fluvastatin in Adults With Dislipidemia With History of Muscle Problems

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00125125
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 29, 2005
Last Update Posted : May 17, 2017
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Brief Summary:
The purpose of the study is to find a good therapy for patients who need to be treated for high cholesterol and who have difficulty tolerating other statins (such as pravastatin, simvastatin, lovastatin, atorvastatin, rosuvastatin) due to muscle pain.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Dyslipidemia Drug: Fluvastatin Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 218 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Efficacy and Tolerability of Fluvastatin in Adults With Dislipidemia With History of Muscle Problems Due to Other Previous Statin Intake
Study Start Date : May 2005
Primary Completion Date : December 2005
Study Completion Date : December 2005

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change from baseline in low density lipoprotein cholesterol after 12 weeks

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Tolerability as assessed by muscle-related adverse events, and muscle-related adverse events leading to discontinuation
  2. Change from baseline in total cholesterol, triglycerides, high density lipoprotein cholesterol, and lipoprotein subtypes after 12 weeks
  3. Number of patients who reach target LDL after 12 weeks
  4. Change from baseline in marker of inflammation after 12 weeks

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Dyslipidemia
  • History of Myalgia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous treatment with fluvastatin
  • Age < 18 years

Other protocol-defined inclusion and exclusion criteria may apply.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00125125

United States, New Jersey
East Hanover, New Jersey, United States, 07936
Investigative Centers, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Chair: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00125125     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CXUO320B2406
First Posted: July 29, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 17, 2017
Last Verified: May 2017

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Dyslipidemia, adults, fluvastatin

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Anticholesteremic Agents
Hypolipidemic Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Lipid Regulating Agents
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors