Anti-Proteinuric Response to ACEI, ARB and Diuretics Combination.

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Recruitment Status : Terminated (difficulty in patients's inclusion)
First Posted : September 20, 2005
Last Update Posted : February 4, 2009
Information provided by:
Nantes University Hospital

Brief Summary:
Determine the best strategy for proteinuria lowering in patients with proteinuria > 1 g/day receiving ACEI and ARB combination: either increase of ACEI and ARB dosage or increase of diuretic dosage.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Heavy Proteinuria Drug: ramipril 5 mg + valsartan 80 mg/day, Drug: ramipril 10 mg + valsartan 160 mg/day, Drug: ramipril 5 mg + valsartan 80 mg/day + increased dosage of furosémide. Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 18 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Study Start Date : March 2005
Primary Completion Date : March 2007
Study Completion Date : March 2007

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • proteinuria > 1 g/day with ramipril 5 + valsartan 80 mg/day for 2 months
  • proteinuria changes < 50% on 3 separate dosages over 2 months.

Exclusion criteria:

  • age < 18 or > 80 years systolic BP < 110 or ≥ 140 mmHg, serum creatinine > 250 mmole/L
  • serum creatinine increase on ramipril + valsartan > 20%
  • intolerance to ACEI or ARB

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00200694

CHU de Nantes
Nantes, France
Sponsors and Collaborators
Nantes University Hospital
Principal Investigator: Vincent LM Esnault, MD PHD CHU de Nantes Identifier: NCT00200694     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BRD 03-5-D
First Posted: September 20, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 4, 2009
Last Verified: February 2009

Keywords provided by Nantes University Hospital:
blood pressure
renal failure

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Urination Disorders
Urologic Diseases
Urological Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Antihypertensive Agents
Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers
Angiotensin Receptor Antagonists
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Natriuretic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sodium Potassium Chloride Symporter Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors
Protease Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors