A Clinical Trial Study to Evaluate Efficacy and Safety of Atorvastatin in Korean Patients With Hypercholesterolemia

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Yonsei University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: March 4, 2010
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2010
History: No changes posted
The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy and safety of atorvastatin generic product with reference drug.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: atorvastatin
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Official Title: A Multi-center, Randomized, Open-labeled Clinical Trial to Evaluate Efficacy and Safety of Lipinon® 20mg Versus Lipitor® 20mg in Korean Patients With Hypercholesterolemia

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Further study details as provided by Yonsei University:

Enrollment: 17
Study Start Date: August 2008
Study Completion Date: July 2009
Primary Completion Date: July 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Generic Drug: atorvastatin
20 mg
Other Name: Lipinon
Active Comparator: Lipitor Drug: atorvastatin
20 mg
Other Name: Lipitor


Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 20 ~ 79
  • People who have not reached LDL-C targeted level in accordance with the guidelines for hyperlipidemia management released by Korean Society of Lipidology and Atherosclerosis
  • In case of female participants taking combination HRT or oral contraceptive, they should maintain stable capacity and usage at least for 8 weeks before the visit 1.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01081548

Korea, Republic of
Severance Hospital
Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Sponsors and Collaborators
Yonsei University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dong Hoon Choi/Prof., Dept of Cardiology/Severance Hospital/Yonsei U
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01081548     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4-2008-0288 
Study First Received: March 4, 2010
Last Updated: March 4, 2010
Health Authority: Korea: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Atorvastatin Calcium
Anticholesteremic Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Hypolipidemic Agents
Lipid Regulating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action

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