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Additive Effects of Pravastatin and Valsartan

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01004237
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 29, 2009
Last Update Posted : August 9, 2012
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Gachon University Gil Medical Center

Brief Summary:
The investigators hypothesize that pravastatin combined with valsartan may have additive effects in hypertensive, hypercholesterolemic patients.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hypertension High Cholesterol Drug: pravastatin, valsartan, pravastatin+valsartan Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 52 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : November 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2012

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: pravastatin Drug: pravastatin, valsartan, pravastatin+valsartan
pravastatin 40 mg, valsartan 160 mg 8 weeks of treatment

Active Comparator: valsartan Drug: pravastatin, valsartan, pravastatin+valsartan
pravastatin 40 mg, valsartan 160 mg 8 weeks of treatment

Active Comparator: pravastatin combined with valsartan Drug: pravastatin, valsartan, pravastatin+valsartan
pravastatin 40 mg, valsartan 160 mg 8 weeks of treatment




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. flow-mediated dilation [ Time Frame: 8 weeks of treatment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. insulin resistance [ Time Frame: 8 weeks of treatment ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Hypertension and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels >100

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Overt liver disease Chronic renal failure Hypothyroidism Myopathy Uncontrolled diabetes Severe hypertension

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Locations
Korea, Republic of
Gil Medical Center
Incheon, Korea, Republic of, 405-760
Sponsors and Collaborators
Gachon University Gil Medical Center

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Dr. Koh, Gachon University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01004237     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GMC-200912
First Posted: October 29, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 9, 2012
Last Verified: October 2010

Keywords provided by Gachon University Gil Medical Center:
insulin resistance
hypertensive
hypercholesterolemic patients

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypercholesterolemia
Hyperlipidemias
Dyslipidemias
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Valsartan
Pravastatin
Antihypertensive Agents
Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers
Angiotensin Receptor Antagonists
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anticholesteremic Agents
Hypolipidemic Agents
Antimetabolites
Lipid Regulating Agents
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors