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Efficacy and Safety of Fluvastatin or Valsartan and Their Combination in Dyslipidemic Patients With Hypertension and Endothelial Dysfunction

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00171327
First Posted: September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted: November 8, 2011
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis
  Purpose
Patients with mild to moderate hypertension, dyslipidemia (imbalanced blood lipids) and decreased vascular dilatation, receiving a cholesterol lowering diet were given either valsartan or fluvastatin for 8 weeks. At week 8 all patients were administered a combination treatment with valsartan 160 mg and fluvastatin 80 mg.

Condition Intervention Phase
Hypertension Dyslipidemia Drug: valsartan, fluvastatin Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Efficacy and Safety of Fluvastatin 80 mg or Valsartan 160 mg and Their Combination in Dyslipidemic Patients With Arterial Hypertension and Endothelial Dysfunction

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percent change from baseline in brachial artery flow-mediated vasodilation after 8 weeks
  • Percent change from baseline in brachial artery flow-mediated vasodilation after 16 weeks compared to 8 weeks

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Percent change from baseline in low density lipoprotein cholesterol, total cholesterol, and triglycerides
  • Evaluating blood pressure effect on endothelial function
  • Evaluating total cholesterol effect on endothelial function

Enrollment: 213
Study Start Date: July 2004
Study Completion Date: September 2005
Primary Completion Date: September 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Arterial hypertension
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Cholesterol lowering diet

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Constant antihypertensive treatment
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Myocardial infarction or stroke in the previous 3 months

Other inclusion and exclusion criteria may apply

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00171327


Locations
Russian Federation
Novartis
Moscow, Russian Federation
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

Responsible Party: Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00171327     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CXUO320BRU01
First Submitted: September 12, 2005
First Posted: September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted: November 8, 2011
Last Verified: November 2011

Keywords provided by Novartis:
arterial hypertension
dyslipidemia
valsartan
fluvastatin

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension
Dyslipidemias
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Valsartan
Fluvastatin
Antihypertensive Agents
Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers
Angiotensin Receptor Antagonists
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anticholesteremic Agents
Hypolipidemic Agents
Antimetabolites
Lipid Regulating Agents
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors