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Effect of an Internet Based Compliance Enhancement Tool in Subjects With Hypercholesterolemia

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
(Study cancelled prior to FSI)
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AstraZeneca Identifier:
First received: October 16, 2005
Last updated: March 25, 2009
Last verified: March 2009
The purpose of the study is to determine whether an Internet based compliance tool is superior to common diet counselling in patients with hypercholesterolemia.

Condition Intervention Phase
Hypercholesterolemia Procedure: Lifestyle Regulation Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Open Label Primary Care Study: Rosuvastatin Based Compliance Initiatives Linked To Achievement of LDL Goals. - Denmark

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The primary endpoint is the number and percentage of subjects from each group (rosuvastatin or rosuvastatin + a compliance enhancement tool) who reached the DSAM LDL-C target goal (LDL-C < 3.0 mmol/L) after 6 months therapy (24 weeks).

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Number and percentage of subjects within the DSAM LDL-C target goal after 3 months therapy
  • Compliance with study drug assessed by tablet count data
  • Number and percentage of subjects increasing rosuvastatin dosage from 10 mg to 20 mg at week 12
  • Percentage change in TC, HDL-C, LDL-C, TG from week 0 to week 24
  • Change in weight after 6 months therapy
  • Change in waistline after 6 months therapy

Estimated Enrollment: 1175
Study Start Date: February 2003

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Available personal mailbox and access to the Internet
  • Primary hypercholesterolemia with CV risk > 20% over 10 years judged by the investigator or a history of ischemic heart disease or other established atherosclerotic disease (claudicatio intermittens, apoplexia cerebri (ischaemic stroke)) or stable diabetes mellitus
  • Fasting LDL-C level > 3.2 mmol/L

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Known heterozygous or homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia or known type III hyperlipoproteinaemia (familial dysbetalipoproteinaemia)
  • Documented secondary hypercholesterolemia of any cause except stable diabetes mellitus (type 1 or type 2)
  • History of serious adverse effect or hypersensitivity reactions to statins, in particular any history of myopathy
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00240357

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Study Director: AstraZeneca Denmark Medical Director, MD AstraZeneca A/S
  More Information Identifier: NCT00240357     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: D3560L00002
Study First Received: October 16, 2005
Last Updated: March 25, 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on August 17, 2017