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Raloxifene Use for The Heart

This study has been completed.
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Eli Lilly and Company Identifier:
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: January 24, 2007
Last verified: January 2007
The purpose of this study is to determine whether raloxifene compared with placebo lowers the risk of coronary events and reduces the risk of invasive breast cancer in postmenopausal women at risk for major coronary events.

Condition Intervention Phase
Cardiovascular Diseases Breast Neoplasms Drug: raloxifene Drug: placebo Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Raloxifene Hydrochloride or Placebo in Postmenopausal Women at Risk for Major Coronary Events

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Further study details as provided by Eli Lilly and Company:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Time to first occurrence of coronary death, non-fatal myocardial infarction (MI), or hospitalized acute coronary syndrome other than MI combined after an expected 5 to 7.5 years of follow-up.
  • Time to first occurrence of invasive breast cancer after an expected 5 to 7.5 years of follow-up.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • After an expected 5 to 7.5 years of follow-up:
  • Cardiovascular death, non-fatal MI, hospitalized acute coronary syndrome other than MI, myocardial revascularization, and stroke (individually and combined)
  • All-cause hospitalization and mortality
  • Non-coronary artery revascularization
  • Non-traumatic lower extremity amputation
  • Fractures
  • Venous thromboembolism.

Estimated Enrollment: 10000
Study Start Date: June 1998
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 2005

Ages Eligible for Study:   55 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Postmenopausal women with established coronary heart disease or at risk for a major coronary event.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Postmenopausal symptoms that required estrogen replacement therapy.
  • Suspected or known history of breast or endometrial carcinoma.
  • Known or probable history of deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, or retinal vein thrombosis.
  • New York Heart Association classes III or IV heart failure.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00190593

United States, Minnesota
For additonal information regarding investigative sites for this trial, please call 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559, 1-317-615-4559), Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST) or speak with your personal physician
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
Eli Lilly and Company
Study Director: Call 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559) or 1-317-615-4559 Mon - Fri 9 AM - 5 PM Eastern time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST) Eli Lilly and Company
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00190593     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1865
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: January 24, 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Breast Diseases
Skin Diseases
Raloxifene Hydrochloride
Estrogen Antagonists
Hormone Antagonists
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators
Estrogen Receptor Modulators
Bone Density Conservation Agents processed this record on August 16, 2017