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A Study of Controlled-Release Carvedilol Compared to Immediate-Release Carvedilol in Patients With Primary Hypertension

This study has been terminated.
(IMP supply)
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00444834
First Posted: March 8, 2007
Last Update Posted: August 29, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Egalet Ltd
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy of the Egalet® controlled release formulation to an immediate release Carvedilol tablet.

Condition Intervention Phase
Hypertension Drug: Carvedilol Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase II, Multi-center, Multiple-dose, Double-blind, Randomized, Crossover Study Comparing the Pharmacodynamic Effects of a Once-daily Controlled-Release Carvedilol (CRC; Egalet® Formulation) and an Immediate-Release Carvedilol (IRC) Formulation in Patients With Primary Hypertension

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Further study details as provided by Egalet Ltd:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The change from baseline to 3 weeks treatment in systolic blood pressure at the end of five minutes of sub-maximal exercise [ Time Frame: 15w ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The change in Heart Rate from baseline to 3 weeks treatment measured at the end of five minutes of sub-maximal exercise [ Time Frame: 15w ]
  • Safety [ Time Frame: 15w ]

Enrollment: 14
Study Start Date: April 2007
Study Completion Date: May 2007
Primary Completion Date: May 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Egalet carvedilol
Drug: Carvedilol
50 mg
Active Comparator: 2
Coreg
Drug: Carvedilol
50 mg

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Have a diagnosis of mild or moderate primary hypertension
  • Be able to tolerate a 2 week washout phase followed by a 2 week Placebo run- in phase
  • Be minimum 18 years of age

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Be intolerant to alfa- or beta-blockers
  • Have secondary causes of hypertension
  • Be taking more than two antihypertensive medications
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00444834


Locations
Denmark
Site 02
Esbjerg, Denmark
Site 01
Frederiksberg, Denmark
Sponsors and Collaborators
Egalet Ltd
Investigators
Study Director: Christine Andersen, MSc Pharm Egalet A/S
  More Information

Responsible Party: Egalet Ltd
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00444834     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CL-EG-006
EudraCT no.: 2006-006534-17
First Submitted: March 7, 2007
First Posted: March 8, 2007
Last Update Posted: August 29, 2016
Last Verified: August 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Carvedilol
Adrenergic beta-Antagonists
Adrenergic Antagonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antihypertensive Agents
Vasodilator Agents
Adrenergic alpha-1 Receptor Antagonists
Adrenergic alpha-Antagonists