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A Study of VAH631 in Patients With Essential Hypertension (Factorial Study)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00311740
First Posted: April 6, 2006
Last Update Posted: February 23, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to compare the effect of the fixed combination of valsartan+hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ) on blood pressure reduction with valsartan and HCTZ alone and whether the combination treatments are safe and well tolerated. The study aims to establish a dose response relationship for both monotherapies and the combinations.

This study is being conducted in Japan.


Condition Intervention Phase
Hypertension Drug: Valsartan Drug: Hydrochlorothiazide Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multi-center, Factorial Study to Evaluate Efficacy & Safety of 8 Wks Treatment With VAH631 [Valsartan (40 & 80 mg) and Hydrochlorothiazide (6.25 & 12.5 mg) Combined & Alone in Essential Hypertensive Patients] - Double-blind Study of VAH631 in Patients With Essential Hypertension (Factorial Study)

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in diastolic blood pressure after 8 weeks

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in systolic blood pressure after 8 weeks
  • Diastolic blood pressure less than 90 mmHg or at least a 10 mmHg decrease in diastolic blood pressure after 8 weeks
  • Change from baseline in standing diastolic blood pressure after 8 weeks
  • Change from baseline in standing systolic blood pressure after 8 weeks
  • Adverse events and serious adverse events at each study visit for 8 weeks

Enrollment: 582
Study Start Date: March 2006
Study Completion Date: September 2006
Primary Completion Date: September 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Essential hypertension measured by mercury sphygmomanometer
  • Outpatients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Secondary hypertension or suspected of having secondary hypertension.
  • A history of malignant hypertension
  • Severe hypertension
  • Significant heart, renal, hepatic diseases or significant cerebrovascular disorder
  • Gout Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00311740


Locations
Japan
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Tokyo, Japan
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis
Investigators
Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novatis Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00311740     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CVAH631B1303
First Submitted: April 4, 2006
First Posted: April 6, 2006
Last Update Posted: February 23, 2017
Last Verified: February 2017

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Hypertension,
Valsartan,
Hydrochlorothiazide

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