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Fluvastatin in the Therapy of Acute Coronary Syndrome

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00171275
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted : July 16, 2010
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Ministry of Health, Czech Republic
Information provided by:
Novartis

Brief Summary:
This study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of fluvastatin versus placebo, dosed shortly after or immediately when the coronary event occurs.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Coronary Disease Myocardial Infarction Drug: Fluvastatin Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 1000 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Fluvastatin in the Therapy of Acute Coronary Syndrome
Study Start Date : November 2003
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2007

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MedlinePlus related topics: Heart Attack
U.S. FDA Resources




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change from baseline in circulating markers of inflammation after 4 weeks and after 52 weeks

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Occurrence of death, nonfatal myocardial infarction, cardiac arrest with resuscitation, recurrent symptomatic ischemia, and urgent revascularization after 4 weeks and after 52 weeks


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Adults, 18 years and older

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of lipid lowering therapy less than 30 days before index event
  • Pregnancy and nursing
  • Subject younger than 18 years

Other inclusion and exclusion criteria may apply.


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00171275


Locations
Czech Republic
Novartis
Praha, Czech Republic
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis
Ministry of Health, Czech Republic
Investigators
Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00171275     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CXUO320BCZ01
First Posted: September 15, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 16, 2010
Last Verified: July 2010

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Coronary disease
Myocardial infarction
Statins

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Infarction
Myocardial Infarction
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Coronary Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Ischemia
Pathologic Processes
Necrosis
Myocardial Ischemia
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Arteriosclerosis
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Fluvastatin
Anticholesteremic Agents
Hypolipidemic Agents
Antimetabolites
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Lipid Regulating Agents
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors