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Efficacy and Safety of Valsartan/Amlodipine Combination in Patients With Severe Hypertension

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00171535
First Posted: September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted: November 8, 2011
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis
  Purpose
This study will assess the effectiveness and safety of different combination antihypertensive treatments in patients with severe hypertension

Condition Intervention Phase
Hypertension Drug: valsartan/amlodipine Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Valsartan/Amlodipine Compared to Lisinopril/Hydrochlorothiazide Given Once Daily for 6 Weeks is Patients With Severe Hypertension

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Adverse events and serious adverse events at each study visit for 6 weeks

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Sitting and standing blood pressure measurements after 6 weeks
  • Laboratory test data after 6 weeks
  • Vital signs at each study visit for 6 weeks

Enrollment: 130
Study Start Date: October 2004
Study Completion Date: April 2005
Primary Completion Date: April 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with severe hypertension

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of stroke, myocardial infarction, heart failure, chest pain, abnormal heart rhythm
  • Liver, kidney, or pancreas disease
  • Insulin dependent diabetes
  • Allergy to certain medications used to treat high blood pressure

Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply.

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00171535


Locations
United States, New Jersey
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
East Hanover, New Jersey, United States, 07936
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis
Investigators
Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

Responsible Party: Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00171535     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CVAA489A2308
First Submitted: September 12, 2005
First Posted: September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted: November 8, 2011
Last Verified: June 2006

Keywords provided by Novartis:
hypertension
high blood pressure
valsartan
amlodipine

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