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Telmisartan (Micardis) and Ramipril (Altace) - Factorial Design Study for the Treatment of Hypertension

This study has been completed.
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Boehringer Ingelheim Identifier:
First received: January 24, 2006
Last updated: October 31, 2013
Last verified: October 2013
To identify dose combinations of telmisartan and ramipril that are more effective in reducing diastolic blood pressure than each of the respective monotherapies in patients with Stage I or II hypertension.

Condition Intervention Phase
Hypertension Drug: Telmisartan Drug: Ramipril Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-blind, Double-dummy, Placebo-controlled, 3x4 Factorial Design Trial to Evaluate Telmisartan 20 and 80 mg Tablets in Combination With Ramipril 1.25, 10, and 20 mg Capsules After Eight Weeks of Treatment in Patients With Stage I or II Hypertension, With an ABPM Sub-study

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in seated trough Diastolic Blood pressure after 8 weeks of treatment

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in systolic blood pressure after 8 weeks of treatment Percentage of patients responding to treatment Changes from baseline in diastolic and systolic blood pressure hourly means over the 24 hour dosing interval as measured by ABPM

Enrollment: 1354
Study Start Date: April 2006
Primary Completion Date: April 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male and female patients >=18 years of age with Stage I or II hypertension defined as:
  • a mean seated cuff diastolic blood pressure >=95 and <=119 mmHg Main

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant
  • breast-feeding
  • unwilling to use birth control during the study
  • secondary hypertension
  • SBP>=180 mmHg
  • DBP>=120 mmHg
  • severe renal dysfunction
  • hepatic insufficiency
  • stroke within the last 6 months
  • myocardial infarction, cardiac surgery, percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty, unstable angina or coronary artery bypass graft within the past three months
  • unstable or uncontrolled diabetes
  • history of angioedema of either of the study drugs, and hypersensitivity to the study drugs.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00281593

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Boehringer Ingelheim
Study Chair: Boehringer Ingelheim Boehringer Ingelheim
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Responsible Party: Boehringer Ingelheim, Study Chair, Boehringer Ingelheim Identifier: NCT00281593     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1236.1
Study First Received: January 24, 2006
Last Updated: October 31, 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Antihypertensive Agents
Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers
Angiotensin Receptor Antagonists
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors
Protease Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors processed this record on September 20, 2017