Efficacy and Tolerability of Anacetrapib Added to Ongoing Lipid-Lowering Therapy in Adult Participants With Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia (HoFH) (MK-0859-042)
This study has been terminated.
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
First Posted: April 26, 2013
Last Update Posted: June 1, 2015
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Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
This study will evaluate the safety and effect of anacetrapib on low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) when added to ongoing lipid-lowering therapy. The primary hypothesis is that treatment with anacetrapib 100 mg for 12 weeks will lower LDL-C to a greater extent than treatment with placebo.
|Hyperlipoproteinemia Type II Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia||Drug: Anacetrapib Drug: Placebo||Phase 3|
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||A Worldwide, Multicenter, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, 12-Week Study to Assess the Efficacy and Tolerability of Anacetrapib When Added to Ongoing Lipid-Lowering Therapy in Adult Patients With Homozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia (HoFH)|
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Primary Outcome Measures:
- Percent change from Baseline in Low-density Lipoprotein-Cholesterol (LDL-C) using beta-quantification method [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 12 ]
- Number of Participants with Alanine Transaminase (ALT) or Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST) Consecutive Elevations ≥3x Upper Limit of Normal (ULN) [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
- Number of Participants with Creatine Phosphokinase Elevations ≥10xULN with or without Muscle Symptoms [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
- Number of Participants with Sodium, Chloride, or Bicarbonate Elevations >ULN or Potassium Levels <Lower Limit of Normal (LLN) [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
- Number of Participants with Pre-specified Adjudicated Cardiovascular Serious Adverse Events or Death from Any Cause [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
- Number of Participants with Significant Increase in Blood Pressure [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
Secondary Outcome Measures:
- Percent Change from Baseline in High-density Lipoprotein-cholesterol (HDL-C) [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 12 ]
- Percent Change from Baseline in Apolipoprotein A-I (apoA-I) [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 12 ]
|Study Start Date:||June 2013|
|Study Completion Date:||June 2014|
|Primary Completion Date:||June 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Participants receive anacetrapib 100 mg orally once daily for 12 weeks.
100 mg tablet orally, once daily for 12 weeks
Other Name: MK-0859
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Participants receive placebo orally once daily for 12 weeks.
Placebo for anacetrapib orally, once daily for 12 weeks
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