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Study Comparing SPP100 (Aliskiren) 150mg to Placebo and to Losartan 50mg in Patients With Mild to Moderate Essential Hypertension

This study has been completed.
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First received: June 22, 2006
Last updated: November 16, 2016
Last verified: November 2016
Assessing efficacy, safety and pharmacokinetics in patients with mild to moderate essential hypertension

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Aliskiren
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo and Active-controlled, Multicenter, Parallel-group Study Comparing SPP100 (Aliskiren) 150mg to Placebo and to Losartan 50mg to Evaluate Efficacy, Safety and Pharmacokinetics in Patients With Mild to Moderate Essential Hypertension

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Mean sitting diastolic blood pressure (msDBP) lowering from baseline to the study end to placebo and losartan

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Mean sitting systolic pressure (msSBP) lowering from baseline to the study end to placebo and losartan
  • Successful response; msDBP <90mmHg and/or a reduction of msDBP ≥ 10mmHg
  • Control rate; msDBP <90mmHg and msSBP<140mmHg
  • The pharmacokinetics / pharmacodynamics
  • Safety and tolerability

Enrollment: 768
Study Start Date: June 2006
Study Completion Date: April 2007
Primary Completion Date: April 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age: 20 - 75 years old
  • Gender: Male or female
  • Status: Outpatients
  • Mild to moderate essential hypertension

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant women, lactating mothers, women suspected of being pregnant, or women who wish to be pregnant
  • Patients with msSBP >==180 mmHg and/or msDBP >=110 mmHg at Visit 1, 2 or 3
  • Patients with or suspected of having secondary hypertension (due to aortic coarctation, primary aldosteronism, etc.)
  • Patients suspected of having malignant hypertension

Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00344110

Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Japan, Japan
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Chair: Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Japan Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Japan
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Novartis Identifier: NCT00344110     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CSPP100A1301
Study First Received: June 22, 2006
Last Updated: November 16, 2016

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Hypertension, aliskiren, blood pressure, renin

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents
Antihypertensive Agents
Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers
Angiotensin Receptor Antagonists
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on May 25, 2017