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Interaction Between Antihypertensives and Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00631514
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 7, 2008
Last Update Posted : March 10, 2008
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Dr Ivancica Pavlicevic Family Practice Office
Information provided by:
University Hospital of Split

Brief Summary:
NSAIDs may increase blood pressure and blunt the effects of many antihypertensives. Members of these drug classes differ in their propensity to such an interaction.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hypertension Drug: acetaminophen Drug: ibuprofen Drug: piroxicam Phase 4

Detailed Description:
To compare prospectively the effects of piroxicam, ibuprofen and acetaminophen on blood pressure control in hypertensive patients with osteoarthritis.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 88 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Relevance of the Interaction Between Antihypertensive and Antirheumatic Drugs in a Family Practice
Study Start Date : January 2005
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2006

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Arm Intervention/treatment
No Intervention: 1
Hypertensive persons taking either lisinopril/hydrochlorothiazide fixed combination or amlodipine all the time.
Experimental: 2
Intervention: NSAID. Hypertensives with osteoarthritis taking already amlodipine (5-10 mg o.d. per os) were randomized to the following drug interventions: to take either acetaminophen (1000 mg t.i.d. per os), piroxicam (10-20 mg o.d. per os) or ibuprofen (400-600 mg t.i.d. per os) for 1 month
Drug: acetaminophen
acetaminophen 1000 mg t.i.d. per os ibuprofen 400-600 mg t.i.d. per os piroxicam 10-20 mg o.d. per os
Other Name: paracetamol

Drug: ibuprofen
acetaminophen 1000 mg t.i.d. per os ibuprofen 400-600 mg t.i.d. per os piroxicam 10-20 mg o.d. per os

Drug: piroxicam
acetaminophen 1000 mg t.i.d. per os ibuprofen 400-600 mg t.i.d. per os piroxicam 10-20 mg o.d. per os

Experimental: 3
Hypertensives with osteoarthritis taking already lisinopril/hydrochlorothiazide (20/12.5 mg o.d. per os), were sequentially randomized to the following drug interventions: acetaminophen (1000 mg t.i.d.), ibuprofen (400-600 mg t.i.d.) or piroxicam (10-20 mg o.d.), for 1 month each
Drug: acetaminophen
acetaminophen 1000 mg t.i.d. per os ibuprofen 400-600 mg t.i.d. per os piroxicam 10-20 mg o.d. per os
Other Name: paracetamol

Drug: ibuprofen
acetaminophen 1000 mg t.i.d. per os ibuprofen 400-600 mg t.i.d. per os piroxicam 10-20 mg o.d. per os

Drug: piroxicam
acetaminophen 1000 mg t.i.d. per os ibuprofen 400-600 mg t.i.d. per os piroxicam 10-20 mg o.d. per os




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Arterial blood pressure [ Time Frame: 3 months (3 individual blocks of 1 month each) ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Body weight,serum electrolytes, urinary electrolytes (Na, K) [ Time Frame: 3 months (3 periods of 1 month) ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   55 Years to 78 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Treated hypertensives of either gender aged between 55 and 76 years
  • About 50% with concomitant osteoarthritis of the hip or knee

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Normotensive persons or untreated hypertensives
  • Individuals outside the age limits
  • General exclusion criteria (e.g. uncooperative persons, advanced malignancies, participants in other studies)

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00631514


Locations
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Croatia
Split University School of Medicine. Family Practice Department
Split, Croatia, 21000
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital of Split
Dr Ivancica Pavlicevic Family Practice Office
Investigators
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Study Director: Zvonko - Rumboldt, MD, PhD Split University School of Medicine
Publications:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Ivancica Pavlicevic, Split University School of Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00631514    
Other Study ID Numbers: 1-Pavlicevic
First Posted: March 7, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 10, 2008
Last Verified: February 2008
Keywords provided by University Hospital of Split:
antihypertensive drugs
non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
interaction
family practice
arterial blood pressure
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Hypertension
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Acetaminophen
Ibuprofen
Piroxicam
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Analgesics
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antipyretics
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action