The Effect of MK 0633 in Patients With Atherosclerosis (0633-008)(COMPLETED)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier:
First received: January 9, 2007
Last updated: October 27, 2014
Last verified: October 2014
A study to test the effects of study drug (MK 0633) on patients with Atherosclerotic disease

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: MK0633
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: A Clinical Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of MK0633 in Patients With Atherosclerosis

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate the effects of the drug, MK 0633, on an inflammatory marker in your blood that may affect the plaque in the arteries, know as atherosclerosis [ Time Frame: 4 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 180
Study Start Date: November 2006
Study Completion Date: January 2007
Primary Completion Date: December 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Arm 1: Drug
Drug: MK0633
Single dose MK0633 100mg po in the fed state administered during a 4-wk study.


Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 85 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with plaque in coronary or leg arteries, known as atherosclerosis or peripheral vascular disease
  • Inflammatory marker found in your blood, known as hsCRP > 0.5 mg/L

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age < 40 or > 85
  • Female
  • Heart attack, coronary artery bypass, stroke or unstable angina in last 3 months
  • Liver diseased or abnormalities
  • HIV infection
  • Lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, cancer <5 years
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00421278

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

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Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier: NCT00421278     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0633-008, MK0633-008, 2006_563
Study First Received: January 9, 2007
Last Updated: October 27, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Vascular Diseases processed this record on November 27, 2015