Fluvastatin in Adults With Dislipidemia With History of Muscle Problems

This study has been completed.
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First received: July 28, 2005
Last updated: November 7, 2011
Last verified: November 2011
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 Intervention Phase
Drug: Fluvastatin
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
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

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

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

Enrollment: 218
Study Start Date: May 2005
Study Completion Date: December 2005
Primary Completion Date: December 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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: NCT00125125

United States, New Jersey
East Hanover, New Jersey, United States, 07936
Investigative Centers, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Chair: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals
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Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00125125     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CXUO320B2406
Study First Received: July 28, 2005
Last Updated: November 7, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Dyslipidemia, adults, fluvastatin

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

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