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Irbesartan in Hypertension

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00265967
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 15, 2005
Last Update Posted : December 7, 2009
Bristol-Myers Squibb
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Brief Summary:

Study objectives:

  • To demonstrate the effect of irbesartan on the regulation of diastolic blood pressure, in case of missing one dose after a period of administration for 6 to 8 weeks
  • To evaluate the safety of irbesartan

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hypertension Drug: Irbesartan Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 88 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Missed Dose Effect of Irbesartan in Hypertensive Patients and Cardiovascular Risk Profile Monitoring Under Irbesartan Treatment
Study Start Date : September 2005
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2007

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Drug Information available for: Irbesartan

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
Drug: Irbesartan
Irbesartan 150-300 mg/d for 8 weeks

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Changes in 24 hours mean ambulatory blood pressure on the missing dose day. Frequency, severity, seriousness of adverse events emerging during the treatment , and their relation with the study drug. [ Time Frame: at the end of 6th months to 8th ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Diastolic blood pressure measurements recorded in patients' diaries, and during visits. [ Time Frame: 6-8 weeks ]

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Having an average value of ≥ 95 mmHg and ≤ 109 mmHg in diastolic blood pressure measurement or an average diastolic blood pressure value of ≥ 85 mmHg in 24-hours arterial blood pressure measurement,
  • Received no treatment within the last 3 months.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Premenopausal women having at least one of the following conditions,

    • Not surgically sterile,
    • Are nursing,
    • Having childbearing potential and not using a reasonable contraception method or not thinking to continue the method throughout the study. Reasonable contraception methods are: intrauterine device, oral or implantable or injectable contraception methods. No methods other than these are accepted.
  • Patients routinely sleeping within the day since she/he works at nightshift and whose working hours continue in a time shift from midnight to 04:00 A.M.
  • Patients with average systolic blood pressure = 180 mmHg in sitting position or average diastolic blood pressure is ≥110 mmHg in sitting position at baseline visit
  • Having known or suspected secondary hypertension
  • Having renal and/or hepatic failure together with the following laboratory criteria:

    • Having elevated values of SGPT (ALT) or SGOT (ALT) (at least twice the upper limit of normal range)
    • Having serum creatinine levels of > 2.3 mg/dL (or > 203 μmol/L)
  • With bilateral renal artery stenosis or single kidney and unilateral renal artery stenosis or those in post-renal transplantation or with single kidney,
  • Having symptomatic sodium insufficiency, hypokalemia or hyperkalemia,
  • With volume deficiency,
  • With primary hyperaldosteronism,
  • With biliary obstructive disorders,
  • Having congestive heart failure (New York Heart Association (NYHA)-functional class CHF III-IV),
  • With unstable angina pectoris occurring within 3 months before he or she signed the informed consent.
  • With stroke occurring within 6 months before he or she signed the informed consent,
  • With myocardial infarction or having cardiac surgery within three months before he or she signed the informed consent,
  • Underwent PTCA (percutaneous transluminal coronary revascularization) within three months before he or she signed the informed consent,
  • Having continuous tachycardia, atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter or other clinical arrythmias defined by the investigator
  • With hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, aortic stenosis, hemodynamically related aortic or mitral valve stenosis,
  • With insulin-dependant diabetes mellitus whose blood sugar regulation could not be controlled within the last 3 months after a HbA1C measurement in which it is equal to 10%.
  • With a history of drug or alcohol addiction within the last 6 months before she or he signed the informed consent,
  • Receiving a drug other than those defined in protocol for blood pressure regulation,
  • Who have been participated in any investigational study within the prior month before she or he signed the informed consent
  • With a known hypersensitivity against any drug which will be used.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00265967

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Istanbul, Turkey
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bristol-Myers Squibb
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Study Director: Edibe Taylan Sanofi

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Responsible Party: Medical Affairs Study Director, sanofi-aventis Identifier: NCT00265967     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: L_9917
First Posted: December 15, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 7, 2009
Last Verified: December 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Antihypertensive Agents
Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers
Angiotensin Receptor Antagonists
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action