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Spironolactone and Insulin Resistance in Chronic Heart Failure (CHF)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Tottori University Hospital Identifier:
First received: April 18, 2008
Last updated: April 21, 2008
Last verified: April 2008

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of spironolactone and furosemide on insulin resistance in patients with chronic heart failure.

Condition Intervention Phase
Chronic Stable Heart Failure
Drug: spironolactone + furosemide
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effects of Spironolactone on Insulin Resistance in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure

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Further study details as provided by Tottori University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • insulin resistance [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ]

Enrollment: 16
Study Start Date: January 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2005
Intervention Details:
    Drug: spironolactone + furosemide
    spironolactone 25mg/day, 16 weeks and furosemide 20mg/day, 16weeks
Detailed Description:

Diuretics is useful in CHF patients. On the other hand, they deteriorate glucose metabolism. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of spironolactone and furosemide on insulin resistance in patients with chronic heart failure.


Genders Eligible for Study:   Both

Inclusion Criteria:

  • chronic stable heart failure

Exclusion Criteria:

  • renal dysfunction or under treatment with antidiabetic agents
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Responsible Party: Kazuhide Ogino, MD, Center for Clinical Residency Program, Tottori University Hospital Identifier: NCT00664222     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: #344.1
Study First Received: April 18, 2008
Last Updated: April 21, 2008
Health Authority: Japan: Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare

Keywords provided by Tottori University Hospital:
heart failure
insulin resistance
inflammatory cytokine

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Heart Failure
Insulin Resistance
Cardiovascular Diseases
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Heart Diseases
Metabolic Diseases
Cardiovascular Agents
Diuretics, Potassium Sparing
Hormone Antagonists
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Membrane Transport Modulators
Mineralocorticoid Receptor Antagonists
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Natriuretic Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sodium Potassium Chloride Symporter Inhibitors
Therapeutic Uses processed this record on March 03, 2015