APROVE : Irbesartan in Hypertension

This study has been completed.
Bristol-Myers Squibb
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First received: January 26, 2006
Last updated: April 1, 2008
Last verified: April 2008
Study objective : To compare efficacy and tolerability of posology adaptation of Irbesartan in ambulatory Hypertensive patients

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Irbesartan
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Efficacy and Tolerability of Posology Adaptation of Irbesartan in Ambulatory Hypertensive Patients

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Further study details as provided by Sanofi:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Arterial Tension
  • Tolerability

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: April 2005

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient with mild or moderate hypertension defined with arterial diastolic pressure (PAD) at sit position between 90 mmHg and 110 mmHg and arterial systolic pressure (PAS) at sit position between 140 mmHg and 180 mmHg.
  • Patient diagnosed after 3 consultations within 2 months who has never been under treatment and responding to the required conditions for hypertension treatment with irbesartan. This patient must has been under proper but insufficient hygieno dietetic diet
  • Patient who has been under a none satisfied antihypertensive treatment, and for whom this treatment was stopped at least 2 weeks prior to inclusion.
  • Patient with a laboratory analysis (urinary sediment- Na -K- creatinine, total cholesterol) and ECG during the month prior to inclusion.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Severe Hypertension defined by PAS > 180mmHg and/or PAD > 110 mmHg.
  • Isolated systolic Hypertension
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Arterial stenosis on unique kidney - arterial bilateral kidney stenosis
  • Non-surgically sterilized women or non-menopaused women.
  • Confirmed sodic depletion.
  • Hypersensitivity to Irbesartan.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00283036

Alger, Algeria
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Study Director: Nabil BENOUNICHE, MD Sanofi
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00283036     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: L_8793 
Study First Received: January 26, 2006
Last Updated: April 1, 2008
Health Authority: Algeria: Ministry of Health

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

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