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Ezetimibe Plus (+) Simvastatin Versus Atorvastatin Comparative Study (0653A-092)(COMPLETED)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00166504
First Posted: September 14, 2005
Last Update Posted: April 11, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  Purpose
This is an efficacy and safety study of Vytorin (ezetimibe (+) simvastatin) compared to atorvastatin (ezetimibe/simvastatin) at week 6 in primary hypercholesterolemia patients in Korea. The primary hypothesis being tested is that daily administration of Vytorin will result in a greater reduction of low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) concentration from baseline after 6 weeks treatment compared to atorvastatin.

Condition Intervention Phase
Hypercholesterolemia Drug: ezetimibe (+) simvastatin Drug: atorvastatin Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter, Randomized, Open-label Study to Evaluate the Lipid-Altering Efficacy and Safety of Ezetimibe (+) Simvastatin Versus Atorvastatin in Patients With Primary Hypercholesterolemia

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • LDL-C Lowering Efficacy [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]
    LDL-C = low density lipoprotein cholesterol, measured in mg/dl.


Enrollment: 203
Study Start Date: October 2005
Study Completion Date: October 2007
Primary Completion Date: October 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Vytorin
Ezetimibe 10 mg/Simvastatin 20 mg
Drug: ezetimibe (+) simvastatin
simvastatin/ezetimibe 10/20 mg
Other Names:
  • MK0653A
  • Vytorin®
Active Comparator: Atorvastatin
Atorvastatin 10 mg
Drug: atorvastatin
atorvastatin 10 mg
Other Name: Lipitor®

  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:

  • Clinical diagnosis of hypercholesterolemia
  • LDL-C >/= 130 mg/dL but </=250 mg/dL and triglyceride (TG) </= 350 mg/dL
  • National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) Adult Treatment Panel (ATP) III guideline

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Hypersensitivity to 3-hydroxy-3-methyl-glutaryl-CoA reductase (HMG-CoA reductase) inhibitors or Ezetimibe
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00166504


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

Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00166504     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0653A-092
MK0653A-092
2005_070
First Submitted: September 9, 2005
First Posted: September 14, 2005
Results First Submitted: October 13, 2008
Results First Posted: November 5, 2008
Last Update Posted: April 11, 2017
Last Verified: March 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Yes
Plan Description:

http://www.merck.com/clinical-trials/pdf/Merck%20Procedure%20on%20Clinical%20Trial%20Data%20Access%20Final_Updated%20July_9_2014.pdf

http://engagezone.msd.com/ds_documentation.php


Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypercholesterolemia
Hyperlipidemias
Dyslipidemias
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Atorvastatin Calcium
Simvastatin
Ezetimibe
Ezetimibe, Simvastatin Drug Combination
Anticholesteremic Agents
Hypolipidemic Agents
Antimetabolites
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Lipid Regulating Agents
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors