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Efficacy and Safety of AMR101 (Ethyl Icosapentate) in Patients With Fasting Triglyceride (Tg) Levels ≥ 500 and ≤ 2000 mg/dL (MARINE)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01047683
First Posted: January 13, 2010
Last Update Posted: January 17, 2014
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Amarin Pharma Inc.
  Purpose
The primary objective is to determine the efficacy of AMR101 (ethyl icosapentate) compared to placebo in lowering fasting triglyceride levels in patients with very high fasting triglyceride levels ≥ 500 and ≤ 2000 mg/dL.

Condition Intervention Phase
Hypertriglyceridemia Drug: AMR101 (ethyl icosapentate) Drug: Placebo Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Evaluation of the Efficacy and Safety of AMR101 (Ethyl Icosapentate) in Patients With Fasting Triglyceride Levels ≥ 500 mg/dL and ≤ 2000 mg/dL

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Further study details as provided by Amarin Pharma Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Difference between AMR101 (ethyl icosapentate) and placebo treatment groups in triglyceride lowering effect [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Difference between AMR101 (ethyl icosapentate) and placebo treatment groups in other lipid and biomarker levels [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

Enrollment: 229
Study Start Date: December 2009
Study Completion Date: July 2011
Primary Completion Date: October 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Drug: Placebo
Placebo 4 capsules/day for 12 weeks (Weeks 1-12), then AMR101 (ethyl icosapentate) for 40 weeks (Weeks 13-52)
Experimental: AMR101 (ethyl icosapentate) - 2 g/day Drug: AMR101 (ethyl icosapentate)
AMR101 (ethyl icosapentate) 2 capsules/day for 12 weeks (Weeks 1-12), then AMR101 (ethyl icosapentate) 4 capsules/day for 40 weeks (Weeks 13-52)
Drug: Placebo
Placebo 2 capsules/day for 12 weeks (Weeks 1-12)
Experimental: AMR101 (ethyl icosapentate) - 4 g/day Drug: AMR101 (ethyl icosapentate)
AMR101 (ethyl icosapentate) 4 capsules/day for 12 weeks (Weeks 1-12), then AMR101 (ethyl icosapentate) 4 capsules/day for 40 weeks (Weeks 13-52)

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Men and women, ages >18
  • Fasting triglyceride ≥500 mg/dL and ≤2000 mg/dL
  • Provide written informed consent and authorization for protected health information disclosure

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Women who are pregnant or lactating, or planning to become pregnant
  • Use of non-statin lipid-altering drugs which cannot be stopped including fibrates, niacin, fish oil and other products containing omega-3 fatty acids or other dietary supplements with potential lipid-altering effects
  • History of pancreatitis
  • History of bariatric surgery or currently on weight loss drugs
  • Uncontrolled hypertension (BP > 160/100)
  • HIV infection or on treatment with HIV-protease inhibitors, cyclophosphamide,or isotretinoin
  • Consumption of more than 2 alcoholic beverages per day
  • History of cancers (except if been disease free for >5 years OR history was basal or squamous cell skin cancer)
  • Participation in another clinical trial involving an investigational agent in the last 30 days
  • Other parameters will be assessed at the study center to ensure eligibility for this study.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01047683


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Sponsors and Collaborators
Amarin Pharma Inc.
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Amarin Pharma Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01047683     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AMR-01-01-0016
First Submitted: January 11, 2010
First Posted: January 13, 2010
Last Update Posted: January 17, 2014
Last Verified: December 2013

Keywords provided by Amarin Pharma Inc.:
hypertriglyceridemia
omega-3 fatty acids
statin
triglycerides
lipids
EPA
docosahexaenoic acid
fish
fatty acids
fibrates
niacin
lipid
atorvastatin
Lovaza
simvastatin
lovastatin
pravastatin
fluvastatin
rosuvastatin
Trilipix
Vytorin
Simcor
Niaspan
ezetimibe
Zetia
ethyl-EPA
ethyl icosapentate
Crestor
Zocor
Lipitor

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertriglyceridemia
Hyperlipidemias
Dyslipidemias
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Eicosapentaenoic acid ethyl ester
Platelet Aggregation Inhibitors


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