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

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified January 2009 by Steno Diabetes Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : February 13, 2009
Last Update Posted : February 13, 2009
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Steno Diabetes Center

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Diabetes Mellitus Nephropathy Blood Pressure Drug: Spironolacton (hexalacton(R)) Drug: placebo tablet Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 20 participants
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
Study Start Date : March 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date : March 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date : March 2010

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MedlinePlus related topics: Diabetes Type 1
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
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

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

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. GFR [ Time Frame: 60 days ]
  2. ambulatory blood pressure [ Time Frame: 60 days ]
  3. plasma renin, angiotensin, aldosteron [ Time Frame: 60 days ]

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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 (NCT number): NCT00843388

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

Responsible Party: Peter Rossing, Steno Diabetes Center, Dep 520 Identifier: NCT00843388     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2306
Eudra CT: 2008-004839-38
First Posted: February 13, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 13, 2009
Last Verified: January 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases