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High Doses of Candesartan Cilexetil on the Reduction of Proteinuria

This study has been completed.
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First received: October 18, 2005
Last updated: December 17, 2007
Last verified: December 2007
The purpose of this study is to assess the effects of high doses of candesartan cilexetil and also to assess which dose (16mg, 64mg, 128mg) is the most optimal for the maximum reduction of proteinuria.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: candesartan cilexetil
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-Blind, Randomised, Dose Ranging, Multi-Centre, Phase IIIb Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of High Doses of Candesartan Cilexetil (Atacand®) on the Reduction of Proteinuria in the Treatment of Subjects With Hypertension and Moderate to Severe Proteinuria

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To determine the effects of high dose candesartan cilexetil on the overall reduction in proteinuria from baseline as evidenced by the 24-hour urine collection

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To determine the effects of high dose candesartan cilexetil on renal function as measured by serum creatinine and 24-hour creatinine clearance
  • To determine the effects of high dose candesartan cilexetil on blood pressure

Estimated Enrollment: 270
Study Start Date: April 2003
Study Completion Date: December 2006

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Informed consent
  • Stable hypertension defined as no new antihypertensive medication started within 6 weeks of Visit 1
  • Minimum 6-month history of hypertension and primary glomerular disease
  • Hypertensive nephrosclerosis
  • Diabetic nephropathy with stable proteinuria as defined by ≥ 1g/24 hours on more than one occasion within 6 months prior to Visit 1

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Persistent hypertension
  • New anti-hypertensive medications started within 6 weeks of Visit 1
  • Significant cardiac disease or Liver disease
  • Females of childbearing potential without reliable contraception
  • Pregnant women and women who are breast-feeding
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00242346

Canada, Alberta
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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St. John, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Courtice, Ontario, Canada
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Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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London, Ontario, Canada
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Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
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Oakville, Ontario, Canada
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Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
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Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
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Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
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Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
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Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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Timmins, Ontario, Canada
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Weston, Ontario, Canada
Canada, Quebec
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Greenfield Park, Quebec, Canada
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Laval, Quebec, Canada
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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
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Ste-Foy, Quebec, Canada
Canada, Saskatchewan
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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Kazi Borkowski, PhD AstraZeneca
Principal Investigator: Norman MuirHead, MD London HSC
Principal Investigator: Ellen Burgess, MD Foothills Medical Center
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00242346     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: D2452L00006
Study First Received: October 18, 2005
Last Updated: December 17, 2007

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Urination Disorders
Urologic Diseases
Urological Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Candesartan cilexetil
Antihypertensive Agents
Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers
Angiotensin Receptor Antagonists
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on May 25, 2017