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A Clinical Study to Evaluate Safety & Efficacy of the Combination of Aliskiren, Valsartan & Hydrochlorothiazide in Diabetic Hypertensive Nonresponder Patients

This study has been completed.
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First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: February 24, 2011
Last verified: February 2011
To evaluate the blood pressure lowering effect and safety of aliskiren used in combination with valsartan/hydrochlorothiazide in diabetic patients with essential hypertension, not adequately responsive to the combination of valsartan and hydrochlorothiazide

Condition Intervention Phase
Hypertension Diabetes Drug: aliskiren Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A 12-week, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo Controlled, Parallel Group Study Evaluating the Efficacy & Safety of Aliskiren in Patients With Diabetes & Hypertension Not Adequately Responsive to the Combination of Valsartan 160 mg & Hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in diastolic blood pressure after 12 weeks

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in systolic blood pressure after 12 weeks
  • Change from baseline in systolic and diastolic blood pressure after 6 weeks
  • Diastolic blood pressure of < 80 mmHg or a reduction from baseline of diastolic blood pressure of > 10 mmHg after 12 weeks
  • Achieve mean sitting blood pressure control target of < 130/80 mmHg after 12 weeks

Estimated Enrollment: 336
Study Start Date: June 2005
Study Completion Date: May 2007
Primary Completion Date: May 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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

Inclusion Criteria

  • Patients with essential hypertension
  • Patients with a documented diagnosis of Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes mellitus.
  • Patients who are eligible and able to participate in the study

Exclusion Criteria

  • Severe hypertension
  • Uncontrolled diabetes type I and II
  • History or evidence of a secondary form of hypertension
  • History of Hypertensive encephalopathy or cerebrovascular accident.

Other protocol-defined exclusion criteria may apply.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00219102

United States, North Carolina
Investigative Site
Salisbury,, North Carolina, United States, 28144
Investigative Site
Kortrijk, Belgium
Investigative Site
Bucharest, Romania
Investigative Site
Madrid, Spain
Investigative Site
Stockholm, Sweden
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Basel, Switzerland
Investigative Site
Kiev, Ukraine
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00219102     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CSPP100A2310
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: February 24, 2011

Keywords provided by Novartis:
blood pressure,

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Antihypertensive Agents
Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers
Angiotensin Receptor Antagonists
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Natriuretic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sodium Chloride Symporter Inhibitors
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