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Evaluate the Safety and Anti-Hypertensive Efficacy of Hyzaar(R) In Patients With Mild To Moderate Essential Hypertension (0954A-323)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier:
First received: November 15, 2006
Last updated: May 13, 2016
Last verified: May 2016
Evaluate the safety and anti-hypertensive efficacy of hyzaar(R) in patients with mild to moderate essential hypertension.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: MK0954A, hydrochlorothiazide (+) losartan potassium / Duration of Treatment: 12 Weeks
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Evaluate the Safety and Tolerability of Hyzaar(R) (Losartan 50 Mg/ Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5 Mg) In the Treatment of Hypertension

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Blood pressure over 12 weeks
  • Safety and Tolerability.

Enrollment: 62
Study Start Date: September 2005
Study Completion Date: July 2006
Primary Completion Date: July 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient is either receiving high blood pressure monotherapy or no treatment
  • Patient will have reached the legal age by the time enter the study
  • Patients diagnosed with mild to moderate essential high blood pressure or high blood pressure with other conditions such as diabetes or cardiovascular diseases and are taking high blood pressure medication (exclude diuretic), but did not meet treatment goal

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient with high levels of uric acid in the blood who has received medications for uric acid in the urine within 3 months prior to enrollment
  • Patients who are hypersensitive to any component of the study medication
  • Patients who are hypersensitive to other sulfonamide-derived drugs
  • Patients with anuria (hyzaar(R) is not recommended for patients with hepatic impairment or severe renal impairment, creatinine clearance </= 30 ml/min)
  • Unstable diabetes (hba1c > 8%), or a change in diabetes medication during study treatment. patients with stable diabetes may enter the study.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00400218

Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier: NCT00400218     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0954A-323
Study First Received: November 15, 2006
Last Updated: May 13, 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Antihypertensive Agents
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 processed this record on April 26, 2017