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A Crossover Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of Simvastatin in Elevating HDL-C Levels in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes (0733-216)(COMPLETED)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00389896
First received: October 18, 2006
Last updated: April 6, 2017
Last verified: April 2017
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to see how well simvastatin raises HDL levels in patients with Type 2 Diabetes.

Condition Intervention Phase
HDL Cholesterol Drug: MK0733 / Duration of Treatment: 18 Weeks Drug: Comparator: placebo (unspecified) / Duration of Treatment: 18 Weeks Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (masked roles unspecified)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Balanced, Three-Way Crossover Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of Simvastatin Therapy in Elevating HDL-C Levels in Patients With Type 2 Diabetic Dyslipidemia and Low HDL-C

Resource links provided by NLM:


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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • HDL-C raising effects after 6 weeks [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Effect on other lipids and lipoproteins at 6 weeks [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]

Estimated Enrollment: 150
Actual Study Start Date: July 26, 2001
Study Completion Date: October 4, 2002
Primary Completion Date: October 4, 2002 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient has stable Type 2 diabetes mellitus at Visit 1.
  • Patient meets screening criteria based on Visit 1 lab tests

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient is pregnant, breastfeeding, or at risk of becoming pregnant
  • Patient has heart disease, uncontrolled high blood pressure, or other significant disease
  • Patient is taking prohibited medication(s) and is unable to stop taking them for the duration of the study
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00389896

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

Publications:
Study Data/Documents: CSR Synopsis  This link exits the ClinicalTrials.gov site

Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00389896     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0733-216
2006_536
Study First Received: October 18, 2006
Last Updated: April 6, 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Simvastatin
Anticholesteremic Agents
Hypolipidemic Agents
Antimetabolites
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Lipid Regulating Agents
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on June 28, 2017