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A Dose Ranging Study to Compare the Safety and Efficacy of Aliskiren 150mg, 300mg, and 600mg to Placebo in Patients With High Blood Pressure.

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00219128
First Posted: September 22, 2005
Last Update Posted: November 8, 2011
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis
  Purpose
Evaluate the blood pressure lowering effect of aliskiren 150mg, 300mg and 600mg compared to placebo in patients with essential hypertension

Condition Intervention Phase
Hypertension Drug: aliskiren Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Eight-week, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Parallel-group, Multicenter Study Comparing Aliskiren 150 mg, 300 mg, and 600 mg to Placebo in Patients With Essential Hypertension

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in diastolic blood pressure after 8 weeks

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in systolic blood pressure after 8 weeks
  • Diastolic blood pressure < 90 mmHg or a reduction of > 10 mmHg after 4 weeks and 8 weeks
  • Blood pressure <140/90 mmHg after 4 weeks and 8 weeks
  • Evaluate potential return of hypertension at 4 days and 2 weeks after 8 weeks
  • Evaluate high and low level drug effect using 24 hour blood pressure monitoring

Enrollment: 671
Study Start Date: November 2004
Study Completion Date: June 2005
Primary Completion Date: June 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
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

  • Patients with essential hypertension
  • Patients who are eligible and able to participate in the study

Exclusion Criteria

  • Severe hypertension
  • History or evidence of a secondary form of hypertension
  • History of Hypertensive encephalopathy or cerebrovascular accident.

Other protocol-defined exclusion criteria may apply.

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00219128


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: NCT00219128     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CSPP100A2308
First Submitted: September 12, 2005
First Posted: September 22, 2005
Last Update Posted: November 8, 2011
Last Verified: June 2006

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Hypertension, aliskiren, blood pressure, placebo

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases