PROBE Investigation of the Safety & Efficacy of Telmisartan (Micardis®) vs Ramipril (Altace®) Using ABPM in HTN

This study has been completed.
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Boehringer Ingelheim Identifier:
First received: January 10, 2006
Last updated: November 7, 2013
Last verified: November 2013
Demonstrate that telmisartan 80mg was at least as effective and possibly superior to ramipril 5mg & 10mg in lowering mean ambulatory DBP and SBP during the last 6 hrs of the 24-hr dosing interval in mild-to-moderate hypertensives at the end of 8 and 14 week treatment phases.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Telmisartan
Drug: Ramipril
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Prospective, Randomised, Open-Label, Blinded-Endpoint, Parallel Group, Multicentre, Forced-Titration, 14-Week Treatment Study Comparing MICARDIS® (Telmisartan 40-80-80 mg, QD) and ALTACE® (Ramipril 2.5-5-10 mg, QD) in Patients With Mild-to-Moderate Hypertension Using Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in the last 6-hr mean DBP & SBP as measured by ABPM at the end of and 8-wk treatment period (T80 vs R5 mg) and 14-wk treatment period (T80 vs R10 mg)

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in last 6-hr ABPM mean for: pulse pressure; DBP, SBP and PP; DBP/SBP/PP in the morning, daytime and nighttime periods of the 24-hr dosing interval; Change from baseline in mean, seated, trough DBP & SBP measured by manual cuff

Enrollment: 812
Study Start Date: October 2002
Primary Completion Date: December 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00274599

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Boehringer Ingelheim
Study Chair: Boehringer Ingelheim Study Coordinator Boehringer Ingelheim
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Additional Information: Identifier: NCT00274599     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 502.392 
Study First Received: January 10, 2006
Last Updated: November 7, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

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