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Follow-On Study of Pitavastatin Versus Atorvastatin in Patients With Type II Diabetes Mellitus and Combined Dyslipidemia

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: June 26, 2006
Last Update Posted: February 2, 2010
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Information provided by:
Kowa Research Europe
This is a sixteen-week double-blind active-controlled follow-on and 28-week single-blind extension study for patients who participated in study NK-104-305.

Condition Intervention Phase
Type II Diabetes Mellitus Dyslipidemia Drug: Pitavastatin Drug: Atorvastatin Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Double-Blind, Follow-On Study of Pitavastatin (4 mg) Versus Atorvastatin (20 mg and 40 mg), With a Single-Blind Extension of Treatment, in Patients With Type II Diabetes Mellitus and Combined Dyslipidemia

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Further study details as provided by Kowa Research Europe:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • NCEP LDL-C Target Attainment [ Time Frame: 44 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Percent Change From Baseline in LDL-C [ Time Frame: Basseline to 44 weeks ]

Enrollment: 214
Study Start Date: August 2006
Study Completion Date: April 2008
Primary Completion Date: April 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Pitavastatin
Pitavastatin 4 mg QD
Drug: Pitavastatin
Pitavastatin 4 mg QD
Other Name: Livalo
Active Comparator: Atorvastatin
Atorvastatin 40 mg
Drug: Atorvastatin
Atorvastatin 40 mg
Other Name: Lipitor


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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Type II diabetes mellitus
  • Combined dyslipidemia
  • Completed NK-104-305 (NCT00309751)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Withdrawal from NK-104-305 (NCT00309751)
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00344370

CCBR Aalborg
Aalborg, Denmark
Vejle, Denmark
CCBR Vejle
Vejle, Denmark
Gemeinschaftspraxis am Bahnhof
Berlin-Spandau, Germany
Pharmakologisches Studienzentum Chemnitz
Chemnitz, Germany
Internistische Diabetische Schwerpunktpraxis Dr.
Frankfurt Am Main, Germany
Internistische Gemeinschaftspraxis
Mainz, Germany
Gemeinschaftspraxis Dr. Senftleber, Dr. Kohler
Messkirch, Germany
Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Heart Centre
Bangalore, India
Sri Ramachandra Medical College Hospital
Chennai, India
Apollo Hospitals
Hyderabaad, India
CARE Group of Hospitals
Hyderabaad, India
PD Hinduja Hospital
Mumbai, India
Andromed Breda
Breda, Netherlands
Andromed Eindhoven
Eindhoven, Netherlands
Andromed Noord
Groningen, Netherlands
Andromed Leiden
Leiden, Netherlands
Andromed Nijmegen
Nijmegen, Netherlands
Andromed Rotterdam
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Andromed Oost
Velp, Netherlands
Andromed Zoetermeer
Zoetermeer, Netherlands
Podlaski Osrodek Kardiologii
Bialystok, Poland
NZOZ GCP Dobra Praktyka Lekaska
Gruziadz, Poland
NZOZ Terapia Optima
Katowice, Poland
NZOZ Esculap, Przychodnia Lekary Rodzinnych
Losice, Poland
NZOZ Centrum, Poradnia Kardiologiczna
Siedlce, Poland
Spec. Gab. Lek. Internistyczno-Kardiologicznly
Tarnow, Poland
Woj.Szp.Spec.Nr 1 im. Prof. J. Gasinskiego
Tychy, Poland
Instytut Zywnosci i Zywienia
Warszawa, Poland
Warszawa, Poland
Szpital Wolski,im. Dr A. Gostynskiej
Warszawa, Poland
United Kingdom
Synexus Reading Clinical Research Centre
Berkshire, United Kingdom
Synexus Lancashire Clinical Research Centre
Lancashire, United Kingdom
Synexus Merseyside Clinical Research Centre
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Synexus Manchester Clinical Research Centre
Manchester, United Kingdom
Sponsors and Collaborators
Kowa Research Europe
Study Director: Dragos Budinski, MD Kowa Research Europe (KRE)
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dragos Budinski, MD, Kowa Research Europe
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00344370     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NK-104-310
First Submitted: June 23, 2006
First Posted: June 26, 2006
Results First Submitted: September 1, 2009
Results First Posted: January 18, 2010
Last Update Posted: February 2, 2010
Last Verified: January 2010

Keywords provided by Kowa Research Europe:
Type II Diabetes Mellitus
Combined Dyslipidemia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Atorvastatin Calcium
Anticholesteremic Agents
Hypolipidemic Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Lipid Regulating Agents
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors