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Vascular and Metabolic Effects of Vytorin vs Simvastatin

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01666067
First Posted: August 16, 2012
Last Update Posted: November 4, 2014
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Kwang Kon Koh, Gachon University Gil Medical Center
  Purpose
The investigators hypothesize that vytorin will improve insulin resistance compared with simvastatin

Condition Intervention Phase
Hypercholesterolemia Drug: placebo Drug: vytorin Drug: simvastatin Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Kwang Kon Koh, Gachon University Gil Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • flow-mediated dilation [ Time Frame: 8 weeks of treatment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • insulin resistance [ Time Frame: 8 weeks of treatment ]

Enrollment: 204
Study Start Date: November 2011
Study Completion Date: November 2012
Primary Completion Date: October 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: placebo
placebo
Drug: placebo
Active Comparator: vytorin
vytorin
Drug: vytorin
Active Comparator: simvastatin
simvastatin
Drug: simvastatin

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • hypercholesterolemic patients (LDL cholesterol levels>100 mg/dl)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • overt liver disease, chronic renal failure, hypothyroidism, myopathy, uncontrolled diabetes (HbA1c > 9%), severe hypertension, stroke, acute coronary events, coronary revascularization within the preceding 3 months, or alcohol abuse
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01666067


Locations
Korea, Republic of
Gil Medical Center
Incheon, Korea, Republic of, 405-760
Sponsors and Collaborators
Gachon University Gil Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Kwang Kon Koh, professor, Gachon University Gil Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01666067     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GMC-201110
First Submitted: August 15, 2012
First Posted: August 16, 2012
Last Update Posted: November 4, 2014
Last Verified: August 2012

Keywords provided by Kwang Kon Koh, Gachon University Gil Medical Center:
insulin resistance

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