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A Study of the Efficacy and Safety of ETC-1002 in Subjects With Statin Intolerance

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Esperion Therapeutics Identifier:
First received: December 14, 2012
Last updated: August 27, 2015
Last verified: August 2015
This study will assess the LDL-C lowering efficacy and safety of ETC-1002 versus placebo in subjects with hypercholesterolemia and a history of statin intolerance.

Condition Intervention Phase
Hypercholesterolemia Drug: ETC-1002 Drug: Placebo Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Placebo-Controlled, Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel Group, Multicenter Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of ETC-1002 in Subjects With Hypercholesterolemia and a History of Statin Intolerance

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Further study details as provided by Esperion Therapeutics:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percent change from baseline in LDL-C [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Percent change from baseline in other lipids and cardio-metabolic risk factors [ Time Frame: 2, 4, 6 and 8 weeks ]
  • Percent achieving LDL-C goal [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
  • Number of subjects with adverse events [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
  • Number of subjects with muscle related adverse events [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]

Enrollment: 56
Study Start Date: October 2012
Study Completion Date: May 2013
Primary Completion Date: May 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: ETC-1002
ETC-1002 treatment, once daily oral
Drug: ETC-1002
Weeks 1-2, 60 mg/day; Weeks 3-4, 120 mg/day; Weeks 5-6, 180 mg/day; Weeks 7-8, 240 mg/day
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Placebo treatment, once daily oral
Drug: Placebo
Placebo once daily for 8 weeks


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Key Inclusion Criteria:

  • A history of statin intolerance that began during statin treatment and resolved within 4 weeks of stopping the statin treatment
  • For subjects on current lipid-regulating drugs - LDL-C 100-220 mg/dL and triglycerides <350 mg/dL (prior to wash-out of all lipid-regulating drugs and supplements)
  • For subjects not on current lipid-regulating drugs - LDL-C 115-270 mg/dL and fasting TG <400 mg/dL

Key Exclusion Criteria:

  • Acute significant cardiovascular disease
  • Poorly controlled hypertension
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01751984

United States, Connecticut
Hartford, Connecticut, United States, 06102
United States, Indiana
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, 46260
United States, North Carolina
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, 27609
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States, 28401
United States, Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, 37912
Sponsors and Collaborators
Esperion Therapeutics
Study Director: Noah Rosenberg, MD Esperion Therapeutics, Inc.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Esperion Therapeutics Identifier: NCT01751984     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1002-006
Study First Received: December 14, 2012
Last Updated: August 27, 2015

Keywords provided by Esperion Therapeutics:
lipid-lowering drugs
statin intolerance

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on August 21, 2017