A Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Eplerenone in the Treatment of Hypertension in Children.

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First received: September 2, 2005
Last updated: January 23, 2008
Last verified: March 2007
To evaluate the efficacy, safety, and toleration of eplerenone in the treatment of children aged 6 to 16 years with high blood pressure. The study will last approximately 10 weeks and about 320 patients will participate.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Eplerenone
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Peds I (Pediatric Eplerenone Development Study I): A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Withdrawal, Parallel Group, Dose-Response Study To Evaluate The Efficacy And Safety Of Eplerenone In The Treatment Of Hypertension In Children

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Efficacy of eplerenone in children

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety and tolerability of eplerenone in hypertensive children

Estimated Enrollment: 320
Study Start Date: September 2004
Study Completion Date: January 2007

Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Years to 16 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 6-16 years old male and female
  • Systolic blood pressure greater than or equal to the 95th percentile for age, gender, and height, measured on at least 3 separate occasions

Exclusion Criteria:

  • K/DOQI classification of stages of chronic kidney disease equal to or greater than 3
  • Serum or whole blood potassium > 5.5 mEq/L
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00147589

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Pfizer CT.gov Call Center Pfizer
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Additional Information:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00147589     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: A6141001 
Study First Received: September 2, 2005
Last Updated: January 23, 2008
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Diuretics, Potassium Sparing
Hormone Antagonists
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Mineralocorticoid Receptor Antagonists
Natriuretic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs

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