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Study Comparing the Efficacy of Amlodipine Besylate/Benazepril Versus Amlodipine in the Treatment of Severe Hypertension

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00136851
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 29, 2005
Last Update Posted : November 8, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )

Brief Summary:
This trial is designed to study the efficacy of an amlodipine besylate/benazepril treatment regimen versus an amlodipine treatment regimen in the treatment of severe hypertension.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hypertension Drug: amlodipine besylate/benazepril hydrochloride Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 259 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A 6-Week Multi-center, Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel Group Study Comparing the Efficacy of Amlodipine Besylate/Benazepril Versus Amlodipine in the Treatment of Severe Hypertension
Study Start Date : December 2004
Primary Completion Date : July 2005
Study Completion Date : July 2005

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percentage of subjects achieving blood pressure goal which is defined as < 140/90 mm Hg, or < 130/80 mm Hg in subjects with diabetes after 4 weeks

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percentage of subjects achieving blood pressure goal, defined as < 140/90 mm Hg, or < 130/80 mm Hg in subjects with diabetes after 6 weeks
  2. Change from baseline in the mean sitting systolic blood pressure after 4 and 6 weeks
  3. Change from baseline in the mean sitting diastolic blood pressure after 4 and 6 weeks
  4. Percentage of subjects with swelling in legs or arms after 4 and 6 weeks


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of severe hypertension

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diastolic blood pressure (DBP) < 60 mm Hg
  • Serum potassium < 3.5 or > 5.5 mEq/L in the absence of all potassium supplements
  • Refractory hypertension defined as systolic blood pressure (SBP) ≥ 180 mmHg and/or DBP ≥ 110 mmHg and unresponsive to triple-drug regimens

Other protocol-defined exclusion criteria may apply.


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00136851


Locations
United States, New Jersey
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
East Hanover, New Jersey, United States, 07936
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Investigators
Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Novartis Pharmaceuticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00136851     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CCIB002FUS19
First Posted: August 29, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 8, 2011
Last Verified: June 2006

Keywords provided by Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals ):
Hypertension

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Benazepril
Amlodipine
Antihypertensive Agents
Calcium Channel Blockers
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Vasodilator Agents
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors
Protease Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors