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Efficiency of Rosuvastatin Versus the Fixed Combination of Ezetimibe/Simvastatin in Outpatients

This study has been completed.
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First received: May 28, 2010
Last updated: January 17, 2012
Last verified: January 2012
The aim of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of Rosuvastatin versus Ezetimibe/Simvastatin in dyslipidemic patients treated for at least 8 weeks.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Efficiency of Rosuvastatin Versus the Fixed Combination of Ezetimibe/Simvastatin to Reduce the Cholesterol Levels in Outpatients in a Realistic Environment. A Retrospective Study

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The percentage of the patients that achieve the goal proposed for NCEP ATP III (2001 y 2004) will be assessed, to C-LDL in patients treated with Rosuvastatin or Ezetimibe/Simvastatin at least for 8 weeks. [ Time Frame: Data will be collected using CRFs after complete at least 15 patients over a 24 week period. ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The percentage of LDL-C reduction according to baseline levels in patients treated wuth Rosuvastatin or Ezetimibe/Simvastatin for at least 8 weeks. [ Time Frame: Data will be collected using CRFs after complete at least 15 patients over a 24 week period. ]

Enrollment: 268
Study Start Date: April 2009
Study Completion Date: December 2010
Dislipidemic Population
People with high levels of total cholesterol, LDL, C-HDL and triglycerides


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Care clinic private practice

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Dislipidemic population treated with rosuvastatin or ezetimibe/simvastatin for at least for 8 weeks
  • Who have completed at least 80% of the treatment
  • To have determinations at least of CT, TG C-LDL and CHDL before starting treatment and after 8 weeks of taking the medicine

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Initiating different therapy lipid lowering to Rosuvastatin or Ezetimibe/Simvastatin
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01164397

Research Site
Mexico, DF, Mexico
Research Site
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Research Site
Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
Research Site
Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Research Site
Veracruz, Xalapa, Mexico
Research Site
Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
Research Site
Durango, Mexico
Research Site
Puebla, Mexico
Research Site
San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Ana Polanco, MD AstraZeneca
  More Information

Responsible Party: AstraZeneca Identifier: NCT01164397     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS-CME-CRE-2010/1
DM-CRESTOR-0003 ( Other Identifier: AstraZeneca )
Study First Received: May 28, 2010
Last Updated: January 17, 2012

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Rosuvastatin Calcium
Ezetimibe, Simvastatin Drug Combination
Anticholesteremic Agents
Hypolipidemic Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Lipid Regulating Agents
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
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