A Study to Evaluate Daily Pravastatin, Fenofibrate or Pravafen in the Treatment of Combined Hyperlipidemia
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00459745|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 12, 2007
Last Update Posted : April 19, 2018
This is a multi-center, double blind, prospective, longitudinal, randomized, 12-week study with a 52-week open-label follow-up to evaluate the safety and efficacy of daily administration of Pravastatin 40 mg or Fenofibrate 160 mg or Pravafen (the combination of both Pravastatin and Fenofibrate 40/160 mg) in the treatment of combined hyperlipidemia. There will be an open-label, 8-week, Selection Phase prior to randomization in which all patients will be stabilized on Pravastatin 40 mg/day. Following the Selection Phase, and if the patients meet all inclusion/exclusion criteria, they will be randomized to a three arm, double blind, 12-week Efficacy Phase during which they would receive either Pravastatin 40 mg or Fenofibrate 160 mg or Pravafen (the combination of Pravastatin and Fenofibrate 40/160 mg). The 12-week Efficacy Phase will be followed by an open-label, 52-week, Safety Phase in which all patients will receive Pravafen.
After the 8-week Selection Phase, patients that still meet the inclusion/exclusion criteria will be randomized on a 1:1:2 ratio to Pravastatin 40 mg or Fenofibrate 160 mg or Pravafen (the combination of both Pravastatin and Fenofibrate 40/160 mg) for 12 weeks. After the completion of the 12-week double-blind phase of the study, all patients that haven't had changes in their well being, will be allowed to roll-over into the 52-week, open-label, follow-up portion of the study. During the 52 week, open label, Safety Phase of the study, all patients will receive Pravafen (the combination of Pravastatin and Fenofibrate 40/160 mg).
Patients will be evaluated at baseline and every three weeks thereafter throughout the initial 12-week Efficacy Phase of the study. Patients that roll-over into the 52-week, open-label, follow-up Safety Phase will be evaluated at 12, 24, 36 and 52 weeks.
Participation in the study can be up to 72 weeks.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Combined Hyperlipidemia||Drug: Pravafen Drug: Pravastatin Drug: Fenofibrate||Phase 3|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||481 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||A Multi-Center, Prospective, Longitudinal, Randomized, Double-Blind, Phase III Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Daily Administration of Pravastatin 40 mg or Fenofibrate 160 mg or Pravafen (the Combination of Pravastatin and Fenofibrate 40/160 mg) for 12 Weeks Followed by a 52-Week Open-Label Safety Phase of the Pravafen Alone in the Treatment of Combined Hyperlipidemia.|
|Study Start Date :||April 2007|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||April 2008|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||July 2009|
Active Comparator: Pravastatin
Pravastatin 40 mg
Other Name: Pravachol
Active Comparator: Fenofibrate
Fenofibrate 160 mg
Experimental: Pravafen (Parvastatin and Fenofibrate)
Combined Therapy of Pravastatin 40 mg and Fenofibrate 160 mg.
Other Name: Combination of Pravastatin 40 mg and Fenofibrate 160 mg
- Primary endpoints will assess differences in change from baseline in non-HDL-C, for the patients receiving Pravafen versus the patients receiving Pravastatin or Fenofibrate at the end of the 12-week portion of the study. [ Time Frame: bBaseline to 12 weeks ]Change in HDL
- Secondary endpoints will assess differences in change from baseline in TC, TG, LDL-C, HDL-C and TC/HDL-C for the pts receiving the combo therapy vs the pts receiving Pravastatin or Fenofibrate [ Time Frame: Baseline to 12 weeks ]Changes in TC, TG, LDL-C, HDL-C and TC/HDL-C
- Differences in change from baseline in ALT, AST and CK as well as overall safety for the pts receiving the combo therapy vs the pts receiving Pravastatin or Fenofibrate at the end of the 12-week of the study [ Time Frame: Baseline to 12 weeks ]Changes in ALT, AST and CK and overall safety
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