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Obese Hypertension Study (0954-315)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00289887
First Posted: February 10, 2006
Last Update Posted: July 28, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  Purpose
This is a 16-week study to evaluate high systolic and diastolic blood pressure following treatment in obese, hypertensive, adult patients.

Condition Intervention Phase
Hypertension Drug: Comparator: losartan +/- HCTZ Drug: Comparator: Placebo Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Parallel, Efficacy Study Evaluating Losartan Potassium Alone or in Combination With Hydrochlorothiazide Versus Placebo in Obese Patients With Elevated Systolic and Diastolic Blood Pressure

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Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Mean Change From Baseline in Trough Sitting Systolic Blood Pressure (SiSBP) at Week 8 [ Time Frame: At baseline and at 8 weeks (with the measurements taken prior to the morning dose, between 6 AM and 10 AM) ]

    Mean change from baseline in trough (6 hours after last morning dose) SiSBP at Week 8.

    A mixed effects model (with repeated measurements including terms of treatment, investigators, week, baseline SiSBP(/SiDBP), plasma glucose stratum, treatment*week, and week*SiSBP(/SiDBP)) was used to compare the treatments on the change from baseline.


  • Mean Change From Baseline in Trough Sitting Diastolic Blood Pressure (SiDBP) at Week 8 [ Time Frame: At baseline and at 8 weeks (with the measurements taken prior to the morning dose, between 6 AM and 10 AM) ]

    Mean change from baseline in trough (6 hours after the last morning dose) SiDBP at Week 8.

    A mixed effects model (with repeated measurements including terms of treatment, investigators, week, baseline SiSBP(/SiDBP), plasma glucose stratum, treatment*week, and week*SiSBP(/SiDBP)) was used to compare the treatments on the change from baseline.


  • Mean Change From Baseline in Trough Sitting Diastolic Blood Pressure (SiDBP) at Week 12 [ Time Frame: At baseline and at 12 weeks (with the measurements taken prior to the morning dose, between 6 AM and 10 AM) ]

    Mean change from baseline in trough (6 hours after the last morning dose) SiDBP at Week 12.

    A mixed effects model (with repeated measurements including terms of treatment, investigators, week, baseline SiSBP(/SiDBP), plasma glucose stratum, treatment*week, and week*SiSBP(/SiDBP)) was used to compare the treatments on the change from baseline.


  • Mean Change From Baseline in Trough Sitting Systolic Blood Pressure (SiSBP) at Week 12 [ Time Frame: At baseline and at 12 weeks (with the measurements taken prior to the morning dose, between 6 AM and 10 AM) ]

    Mean change from baseline in trough (6 hours after last morning dose) SiSBP at Week 12.

    A mixed effects model (with repeated measurements including terms of treatment, investigators, week, baseline SiSBP(/SiDBP), plasma glucose stratum, treatment*week, and week*SiSBP(/SiDBP)) was used to compare the treatments on the change from baseline.


  • Mean Change From Baseline in Trough Sitting Systolic Blood Pressure (SiSBP) at Week 16 [ Time Frame: At baseline and at 16 weeks (with the measurements taken prior to the morning dose, between 6 AM and 10 AM) ]

    Mean change from baseline in trough (6 hours after last morning dose) SiSBP at Week 16.

    A mixed effects model (with repeated measurements including terms of treatment, investigators, week, baseline SiSBP(/SiDBP), plasma glucose stratum, treatment*week, and week*SiSBP(/SiDBP)) was used to compare the treatments on the change from baseline.


  • Mean Change From Baseline in Trough Sitting Diastolic Blood Pressure (SiDBP) at Week 16 [ Time Frame: At baseline and at 16 weeks (with the measurements taken prior to the morning dose, between 6 AM and 10 AM) ]

    Mean change from baseline in trough (6 hours after the last morning dose) SiDBP at Week 16.

    A mixed effects model (with repeated measurements including terms of treatment, investigators, week, baseline SiSBP(/SiDBP), plasma glucose stratum, treatment*week, and week*SiSBP(/SiDBP)) was used to compare the treatments on the change from baseline.



Enrollment: 261
Study Start Date: February 2006
Study Completion Date: March 2007
Primary Completion Date: February 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Losartan
Drug: Comparator: losartan +/- HCTZ
Placebo to losartan once daily for 4 weeks in run-in period. Then, losartan 50 mg for 4 weeks, then titrate to losartan 100 mg at Week 4, then titrate to losartan 100 mg + hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) 12.5 mg at Week 8, and finally titrate to losartan 100 mg + HCTZ 25 mg at Week 12. Duration of treatment is approximately 16 weeks.
Placebo Comparator: 2
Placebo
Drug: Comparator: Placebo
Placebo to losartan once daily for 4 weeks in run-in period. Then, placebo to losartan or losartan/HCTZ once daily for approximately 16 weeks.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Obese male and female patients, ages 21-75 years, with high blood pressure

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients cannot have any other severe cardiac conditions
  Contacts and Locations
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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00289887


Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Investigators
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications:
Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00289887     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0954-315
MK0954-315
2006_002
First Submitted: February 8, 2006
First Posted: February 10, 2006
Results First Submitted: September 21, 2009
Results First Posted: May 27, 2010
Last Update Posted: July 28, 2015
Last Verified: July 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Hydrochlorothiazide
Losartan
Antihypertensive Agents
Diuretics
Natriuretic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sodium Chloride Symporter Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents
Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers
Angiotensin Receptor Antagonists