Observational Non-interventional Study (Anwendungsbeobachtung) With Telmisartan in High-risk Hypertensives

This study has been completed.
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Boehringer Ingelheim
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: September 25, 2007
Last updated: November 7, 2013
Last verified: November 2013
This observational non-interventional study will assess (under conditions of clinical practice in daily routine) the antihypertensive efficacy of telmisartan treatment with or without active promotion of lifestyle changes in hypertensive patients at high cardiovascular risk


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: TOP -Study Telmisartan - Therapy of Hypertension and Life-style Changes in Cardiovascular Risk Patients

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Blood pressure reduction [ Time Frame: 4 month ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in metabolic parameters Safety [ Time Frame: n.a. ]

Enrollment: 5827
Study Start Date: January 2007
Primary Completion Date: November 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
Study Design:

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
hypertensive patients

Inclusion Criteria:

patients with essential hypertension aged >/= 18 years with one of the following risk factors: history of coronary artery disease or stroke/TIA or peripheral artery disease or diabetes mellitus.

Exclusion Criteria:

according to SPC

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00539487

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Boehringer Ingelheim
Study Chair: Boehringer Ingelheim Boehringer Ingelheim
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Boehringer Ingelheim, Study Chair, Boehringer Ingelheim
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00539487     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 502.523  n.a. 
Study First Received: September 25, 2007
Last Updated: November 7, 2013
Health Authority: Germany: BfArM (Bundesinstitut für Arzneimittel und Medizinalprodukte)

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Vascular Diseases

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