Efficacy Observational Study of Candesartan Cilexetil on Hypertensive Patients

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 14, 2007
Last Update Posted : August 19, 2010
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Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to observe treatment with candesartan cilexetil 16mg for 8 weeks, in uncontrolled hypertensive patients, in improvement of achieving of treatment goals and impact on blood pressure level in patients with uncontrolled hypertension treated with candesartan cilexetil.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Primary Hypertension Drug: Candesartan Cilexeotil 16mg

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 1940 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Non-interventional Study on Uncontrolled Hypertensive Patients for Evaluating Efficacy of Candesartan Cilexetil as Monotherapy or add-on Therapy.
Study Start Date : September 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2008

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
hypertensive patients not at BP target (according to ESC Guideline for the management of hypertension, 2003), already treated with candesartan cilexetil 16 mg/day

Inclusion Criteria:

  • diagnosis of essential hypertension (mild or moderate as defined in European Guidelines of Hypertension, 2003), that are treated already with candesartan cilexetil 16mg o.d. within last 2 weeks or more, according to Romanian approved Atacand SPC. Written informed consent to allow access and use(analysis) of data collected

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients not to be included in the programme: patients who have any contraindication to the product as detailed in Romanian approved Atacand SPC. Use of specific concomitant medication known to present a potential safety concern according to Romanian approved SPC

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Bacau, Romania
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Braila, Romania
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Brasov, Romania
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Bucuresti, Romania
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Cluj, Romania
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Constanta, Romania
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Craiova, Romania
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Galati, Romania
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Ghiroda, Romania
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Iasi, Romania
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Lugoj, Romania
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Oradea, Romania
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Pitesti, Romania
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Ploiesti, Romania
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Sibiu, Romania
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Timisoara, Romania
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Chair: Mihai Isvoranu AstraZeneca
Study Director: Gabriela Teodorescu AstraZeneca

Responsible Party: MC MD, AstraZeneca Identifier: NCT00573742     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS-CRO-ATA-2007/1
First Posted: December 14, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 19, 2010
Last Verified: August 2010

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