The Efficacy and Safety of Irbesartan 150/12.5 mg and 300/25 mg in Patients With Mild Hypertension

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 22, 2007
Last Update Posted : November 27, 2007
Bristol-Myers Squibb
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Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy and safety of Irbesartan 150/12.5 mg and 300/25 mg in patients with hypertension not controlled by monotherapy.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hypertension Drug: IRBESARTAN Phase 4

Detailed Description:
The primary and secondary endpoints applied to sub-groups defined by age, race, diabetes, metabolic syndrome and prior HTN therapy.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 1005 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter, Open-Label Study Assessing the Efficacy and Safety of Irbesartan 150/12.5 mg and 300/25 mg in Patients With Hypertension Not Controlled by Monotherapy
Study Start Date : July 2003
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2004

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Drug Information available for: Irbesartan

Intervention Details:
    150/12.5 mg tablets one or two tablets orally per day

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in the mean SBP [ Time Frame: from baseline to week 18 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in mean DBP [ Time Frame: from baseline to week 18. ]
  2. Changes in mean SBP and DBP [ Time Frame: from baseline to week 10 ]
  3. SBP and DBP response and control rates [ Time Frame: at weeks 10 and 18 ]

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • The patient must have hypertension and uncontrolled SBP on monotherapy.
  • Patients who have read, signed and received a copy of the informed consent prior to any study procedures

Note: Female patients must be post-menopausal for one year, surgically sterilized, or using a medically accepted method of contraception (intrauterine device, oral contraceptives, barrier method with spermicide) and must agree to use an effective method of contraception throughout the study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any history of secondary hypertension
  • History of hypertensive encephalopathy, stroke, or transient ischemic attack (TIA) within the past 12 months
  • History of myocardial infarction, percutaneous transluminal coronary revascularization, coronary artery bypass graft, and/or unstable angina pectoris within the past 6 months

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00562809

United States, New Jersey
Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States, 08807
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Study Director: Linda Mooney Sanofi Identifier: NCT00562809     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: L_8829
First Posted: November 22, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 27, 2007
Last Verified: November 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Antihypertensive Agents
Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers
Angiotensin Receptor Antagonists
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action