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A Crossover Study With Hexalacton in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes and Microalbuminuria

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified January 2009 by Steno Diabetes Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
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Steno Diabetes Center Identifier:
First received: February 12, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2009
History: No changes posted
A double blind, randomized, cross over study in type 1 diabetic patients. 20 patients, age 18-65 years is treated with spironolacton (Hexalacton (R)) for 60 days followed by 60 days treatment with placebo(or opposite). Primary aim: albuminuria, an expected decrease during hexalacton treatment. Secondary aim: ambulatory blood pressure, GFR, plasma-renin, angiotensin, aldosteron.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Mellitus Nephropathy Blood Pressure Drug: Spironolacton (hexalacton(R)) Drug: placebo tablet Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized Doubleblind Placebo Controlled Crossover Study With Hexalacton in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes and Microalbuminuria

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Further study details as provided by Steno Diabetes Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • albuminuria, expected decrease [ Time Frame: 60 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • GFR [ Time Frame: 60 days ]
  • ambulatory blood pressure [ Time Frame: 60 days ]
  • plasma renin, angiotensin, aldosteron [ Time Frame: 60 days ]

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: March 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: March 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: 1
60 days treatment with tablet hexalacton 25 mg OD.
Drug: Spironolacton (hexalacton(R))
Tablet Spironolacton 25 mg OD
Placebo Comparator: 2
Inactive drug of 25 mg OD
Drug: placebo tablet
placebo tablet 25 mg OD


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • type 1 diabetes
  • age 18-80 years
  • microalbuminuria

Exclusion Criteria:

  • blood pressure> 160/100 mmHg
  • persistent macroalbuminuria
  • pregnancy or in risc of this
  • P-Potassium>5.7 mmol/l
  • Eplerone treatment
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00843388

Sponsors and Collaborators
Steno Diabetes Center
Principal Investigator: stine e nielsen, MD Steno Diabetes Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Peter Rossing, Steno Diabetes Center, Dep 520 Identifier: NCT00843388     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2306
Eudra CT: 2008-004839-38
Study First Received: February 12, 2009
Last Updated: February 12, 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases processed this record on September 18, 2017