Treatment of Hypertension in Tibetan Adult Population
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02217852|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified August 2014 by Xiaoping Chen, West China Hospital.
Recruitment status was: Not yet recruiting
First Posted : August 15, 2014
Last Update Posted : August 29, 2014
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Hypertension||Drug: Nitrendipine Drug: Hydrochlorothiazide Drug: Captopril,Hydrochlorothiazide Drug: Beijing hypotensive No.0||Phase 4|
Several surveys had revealed that Tibetan adults had high blood pressure(BP)and prevalence of hypertension than other parts of China and were also higher than those in developed nations as well. For example, one study found that among Tibetan herdsmen 40 years and older, the prevalence of hypertension was 56% and the mean systolic blood pressure/diastolic blood pressure was 146.6/92.0mmHg. However, the rates of awareness, treatment, and control were dismally low.
The Tibetan have been living in the Tibetan Plateau. The special natural and social environment there，as well as ethnic ,may all be involved in the etiology of the high prevalence and effect the response to antihypertensive treatment. Nevertheless, few interventional studies have been done in Tibetan hypertensive patients. Therefore, the purpose of our study was to compare the blood pressure reduction between different antihypertensive drugs. Nitrendipine, hydrochlorothiazide, captopril and Beijing hypotensive No.0 (also named" compound hypotensive tablet") are selected, which are cheap and available in the Tibetan Plateau.
Nitrendipine, hydrochlorothiazide and captopril are the representatives of Dihydropyridines Calcium antagonists, diuretics, and angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, respectively. They are all recommended as the first-line antihypertensive drug. Beijing hypotensive No.0 is produce by China Resources Double-crane Pharmaceutical company in China, and it is a fixed-dose combination containing reserpine 0.1mg, hydrochlorothiazide 12.5mg, dihydralazine sulfate 12.5mg, triamterene 12.5mg. Many studies conducted in China have demonstrated its efficacy and safety in lowing blood pressure.
After recruitment, participant will be grouped according to their BP. If BP＜160/100mmHg, monotherapy is started. Patient is randomly assigned to receive nitrendipine 10mg bid or Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5mg qd. If BP≥160/100mmHg, Patient is randomly assigned to receive two drug combination therapy(captopril 25mg three times daily (tid) and Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5mg qd) or Beijing hypotensive No.0 one pile qd. During the following 12 months，each participant will take at least four visits at 1、3、6 and 12 months respectively. Goal BP for all participants was less than 140/90mmHg, achieved by titrating the assigned study drug and adding open-label agents when necessary. The maximum dosage is 20mg BID for nitrendipine, 25mg qd for Hydrochlorothiazide and 50mg tid for captopril. The dosage of Beijing hypotensive No.0 should not be added.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||800 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||A Randomized, Open-label, Positive Drug Controlled Clinical Trials to Compare the Efficacy of Nitrendipine and Hydrochlorothiazide , Captopril Plus Hydrochlorothiazide and Beijing Hypotensive No.0 in Tibetan Hypertension|
|Study Start Date :||August 2014|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||January 2016|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||July 2016|
Experimental: A1 nitrendipine
this arm will include Tibetan patients with hypertension whose BP is higher than 140/90mmHg but lower than 160/100mmHg and nitrendipine will be added (dose range 10mg-20mg bid).
doses used range from 10-20mg po bid. Total duration would be until completion or study or medication intolerance.
Experimental: A2 hydrochlorothiazide
this arm will include Tibetan patients with hypertension whose BP is higher than 140/90mmHg but lower than 160/100mmHg and hydrochlorothiazide will be added (dose range 12.5mg-25mg)
doses used range from 12.5-25mg po qd. Total duration would be until completion or study or medication intolerance.
Experimental: B1 captopril plus Hydrochlorothiazide
this arm will include Tibetan patients with hypertension whose BP is higher than 160/100mmHg and captopril plus Hydrochlorothiazide will be added (dose range：captopril 25mg-50mg tid, Hydrochlorothiazide 12.5mg-25mg qd).
doses used range from 25-50mg po tid for captopril and 12.5-25mg po qd for hydrochlorothiazide. Total duration would be until completion or study or medication intolerance.
Experimental: B2 Beijing hypotensive No.0
this arm will include Tibetan patients with hypertension whose BP is higher than 160/100mmHg and Beijing hypotensive will be added (dose range：Beijing hypotensive No.0 one pile qd or less ).
Drug: Beijing hypotensive No.0
1 pile po qd or less. Total duration would be until completion or study or medication intolerance.
Other Name: compound hypotensive tablet
- Change of Blood Pressure [ Time Frame: 12 months ]Change of systolic blood pressure，diastolic blood pressure and mean arterial pressure from baseline to study end at 12 months.
- Change of target organ damage [ Time Frame: 12 months ]Change of target organ damage(including estimated glomerular filtration rate, microalbuminuria, carotid intima-media thickness, arterial stiffness, left ventricular mass index) from baseline to study end at 12 months.
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|Contact: Xiaoping Chen, MDemail@example.com|
|West China Hospital||Not yet recruiting|
|Chengdu, Sichuan, China, 610041|
|Principal Investigator:||Xiaoping Chen, MD||West China Hospital|