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A Year Long Study to Evaluate the Safety of the Combination of Valsartan (320 mg) and Amlodipine (5 mg) in Patients With Hypertension

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00170976
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted : November 8, 2011
Sponsor:
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Novartis

Brief Summary:
A ONE YEAR SAFETY STUDY FOR PATIENTS WHO COMPLETE STUDY VAA489A2307.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
HYPERTENSION Drug: valsartan + amlodipine Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 403 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A 54 Week, Extension to the Double-blind, Multicenter, Multifactorial, Placebo-controlled, Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Valsartan (160 mg and 320 mg) and Amlodipine (10 mg) Combined and Alone in Hypertensive Patients
Study Start Date : April 2004
Primary Completion Date : June 2005
Study Completion Date : June 2005

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Adverse events and serious adverse events at each study visit for 6 or 12 months

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change from baseline in diastolic blood pressure from baseline after 6 or 12 months
  2. Change from baseline in systolic blood pressure from baseline after 6 or 12 months
  3. Change from baseline in standing diastolic and systolic blood pressure after 6 or 12 months
  4. Change from baseline in sitting and standing pulse after 6 or 12 months
  5. Hematology and blood chemistry after 6 or 12 months


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF VAA489A2307 CORE TRIAL
  • VISIT 7 BLOOD PRESSURE MUST BE MSDBP ≤ 95 mmHg AND MSSBP ≤ 150 mmHg

Exclusion Criteria:

  • PATIENTS WHO EXPERIENCED ANY ADVERSE EVENTS CONSIDERED SERIOUS AND DRUG RELATED IN VAA489A2307 CORE

Other protocol-defined exclusion criteria may apply.


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00170976


Locations
Germany
Sites in germany
Investigative Centers, Germany
Switzerland
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Basel, Switzerland
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis
Investigators
Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Responsible Party: Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00170976     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CVAA489A2307E1
First Posted: September 15, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 8, 2011
Last Verified: November 2011

Keywords provided by Novartis:
HYPERTENSION, VALSARTAN, AMLODIPINE< SAFETY

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Amlodipine
Valsartan
Antihypertensive Agents
Calcium Channel Blockers
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Vasodilator Agents
Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers
Angiotensin Receptor Antagonists