Long Term Open Follow-up With H376/95 vs. Warfarin

This study has been terminated.
(Melagatran/ximelagatran was withdrawn from the market and clinical development in February 2006 in the interest of patient safety.)
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First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: November 10, 2010
Last verified: November 2010
The purpose of this study is to evaluate tolerability of long-term treatment with ximelagatran compared to standard treatment with warfarin.

Condition Intervention Phase
Stroke Prevention in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Long-Term Treatment With the Oral Direct Thrombin Inhibitor Ximelagatran, Compared to Warfarin, as Stroke Prophylaxis in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation. A Long Term Follow-Up Study

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of Adverse Events, with special regard to bleeding, thromboembolic events and discontinuation of treatment.

Estimated Enrollment: 220
Study Start Date: August 1999
Study Completion Date: April 2006
Primary Completion Date: June 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Drug: EXANTA
    Other Name: Ximelagatran

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Signed informed consent.
  • Completion of the study SH-TPA-0002, history of chronic atrial fibrillation (i.e. rapidly beating heart), at least one risk factor for stroke (e.g. high blood pressure, age over 65, previous stroke or similar attack, diabetes or coronary heart disease)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Conditions associated with increased risk of bleeding, renal impairment, known active liver disease or liver insufficiency
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00206063

United States, California
Research Site
Palo Alto, California, United States
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Oostduinkerke, Belgium
Czech Republic
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Helsingor, Czech Republic
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Most, Czech Republic
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Plzeo, Czech Republic
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Poibram, Czech Republic
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Arhus, Denmark
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Odense, Denmark
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Kuopio, Finland
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Savonlinna, Finland
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Hamar, Norway
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Oslo, Norway
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Plock, Poland
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Siedice, Poland
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Warsaw, Poland
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Lund, Sweden
United Kingdom
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
Sponsors and Collaborators
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00206063     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SH-TPA-0004  D4004C00004 
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: November 10, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Atrial Fibrillation
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Protease Inhibitors
Serine Proteinase Inhibitors

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