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Post Marketing Observational Study in Patients With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Eli Lilly and Company Identifier:
First received: February 3, 2010
Last updated: October 23, 2015
Last verified: October 2015

To investigate the long-term safety and effectiveness of Adcirca (tadalafil) in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) patients in the clinical practice -focused topics-

  1. To evaluate the incidence of adverse events for the patients with long-term use
  2. To evaluate the incidence of adverse events of decreased blood pressure, bleeding (including uterine hemorrhage), visual disturbance and sudden hearing loss.

Condition Intervention
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Drug: tadalafil

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Safety and Effectiveness of Adcirca (Tadalafil) in Japanese Patients With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Open-label, Non-interventional Observational Study in Japan

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Further study details as provided by Eli Lilly and Company:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The incidence of adverse events related to decreased blood pressure, bleeding, visual disturbance and sudden hearing loss. [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • 6 minute walk distance change from baseline [ Time Frame: 2 years ]
  • World Health Organization (WHO) functional class change from baseline [ Time Frame: 2 years ]
  • Survival time [ Time Frame: 2 years ]
  • Pulmonary arterial pressure change from baseline [ Time Frame: 2 years ]
  • Score change of Euro Quality of Life (EQ-5D) from baseline [ Time Frame: 2 years ]

Enrollment: 1809
Study Start Date: January 2010
Study Completion Date: August 2014
Primary Completion Date: August 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Patients prescribed Adcirca
all patients prescribed Adcirca during study period
Drug: tadalafil
prescribed in accordance with usual clinical practice
Other Names:
  • LY450190
  • Adcirca
  • Cialis


Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Japanese patients prescribed Adcirca from clinical practices

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with PAH receiving Adcirca

Exclusion Criteria:Patients who meet the criteria of contraindication

  • patients with hypersensitivity to tadalafil
  • patients who are using any form of organic nitrate
  • patients with severe renal impairment
  • patients with severe hepatic impairment
  • patients taking strong inhibitors of CYP3A4
  • patients taking strong inducers of CYP3A4
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01066845

Sponsors and Collaborators
Eli Lilly and Company
Study Director: Call 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559) or 1-317-615-4559 Mon - Fri 9 AM - 5 PM Eastern time (UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST) Eli Lilly and Company
  More Information

Responsible Party: Eli Lilly and Company Identifier: NCT01066845     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 13693
H6D-JE-TD01 ( Other Identifier: Eli Lilly and Company )
Study First Received: February 3, 2010
Last Updated: October 23, 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Familial Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Hypertension, Pulmonary
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Vasodilator Agents
Phosphodiesterase 5 Inhibitors
Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
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