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Genetic Influence on Statin Pharmacodynamics

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01569854
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (Insufficient recruitment)
First Posted : April 3, 2012
Last Update Posted : September 27, 2016
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Joseph Kitzmiller, Ohio State University

Brief Summary:
The study intends to investigate whether genetics influence how individuals respond to statins (clinical outcomes and changes in carotid intimal media thickness)

Condition or disease
Hyperlipidemia Hypercholesterolemia Dyslipidemia

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 0 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: An Observational Study Investigating Genetic Influences on Clinical Outcomes and Change in Carotid Intimal Thickness in Adults Taking Atorvastatin, Simvastatin, or Lovastatin
Study Start Date : March 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date : March 2016
Estimated Study Completion Date : March 2022

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. carotid intimal media thickness (CIMT) [ Time Frame: 2 years ]
    CIMT measurements will be performed at baseline (within 3 months of starting statin) and at 6, 12, 18, and 24 months. Change in CIMT is considered a surogate measure of atherosclerotic progression.

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
nuclear pellet

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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
Individuals will be recruited from various hospitals, ancillary clinics, and primary-care offices affiliated with the Ohio State University Medical Center (OSUMC).

Inclusion Criteria:

  • recently (within past 3 months) started taking atorvastatin, lovastatin, or simvastatin

Exclusion Criteria:

  • concomitant uses of medications, supplements, or OTCs known to interfere with statin metabolism

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01569854

United States, Ohio
Ohio State University Medical Center
Columbus, Ohio, United States, 43210
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ohio State University
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
Principal Investigator: Joseph P Kitzmiller, MD PhD Ohio State University

Responsible Party: Joseph Kitzmiller, Assistant Professor, Ohio State University Identifier: NCT01569854     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: OSU 2011H0261
K23GM100372 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: April 3, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 27, 2016
Last Verified: September 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases