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BAY63-2521 - Long-term Extension Study in Patients With Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CHEST-2)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00910429
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : May 29, 2009
Last Update Posted : January 25, 2018
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Bayer

Brief Summary:
Patients who have completed the 16 weeks treatment of the CHEST-1 trial (study number 11348) will be asked to participate in this long term extension study with BAY63-2521. The aim of the long term study is to collect additional information to evaluate the safety and tolerability of BAY63-2521. Patients will be treated with open label medication on their individual optimal dose between 0,5 mg - 2,5 mg tid.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Pulmonary Hypertension Drug: Riociguat (Adempas, BAY63-2521) Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 237 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Long-term Extension, Multicentre, Multi-international Study to Evaluate the Safety and Tolerability of Oral BAY63-2521 (1mg, 1.5 mg, 2.0 mg, 2.5 mg Tid) in Patients With Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH).
Actual Study Start Date : July 1, 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 31, 2018
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 31, 2018


Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Arm 1 Drug: Riociguat (Adempas, BAY63-2521)
BAY63-2521 - 1 mg tid - 2,5 mg tid orally until end of study



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Safety and tolerability (e.g. adverse event collection) [ Time Frame: 5 years 2 months and 14 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in 6-Minute Walking Distance (6MWD) from baseline [ Time Frame: 5 years 2 months and 14 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
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have completed 16 weeks of treatment in the double blind trial CHEST 1

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have an ongoing serious adverse event from CHEST 1 that is assessed as related to BAY63-2521 are not allowed to participate in the extension trial.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00910429


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Sponsors and Collaborators
Bayer
Investigators
Study Director: Bayer Study Director Bayer

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Bayer
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00910429     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 11349
2008-003539-19 ( EudraCT Number )
First Posted: May 29, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 25, 2018
Last Verified: January 2018

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: Yes
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Keywords provided by Bayer:
Chronic thromboembolic Hypertension
PH
soluble Guanylate Cyclase Stimulator
sGC

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension
Hypertension, Pulmonary
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases