Irbesartan in the Treatment of Hypertensive Patients With Metabolic Syndrome

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 10, 2005
Last Update Posted : April 15, 2011
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Bristol-Myers Squibb

May 9, 2005
May 10, 2005
April 15, 2011
November 2005
February 2007   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Change from baseline in insulin resistance(MatsudaIndex)Week16
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Change from baseline in insulin resist-QuickiIndex Week16;Change from baseline in triglyc.,BP,hs-CRP,albumin/creatinine ratio Week16;Changes from baseline-Matsuda,QuickiIndex,BP,triglyc.,hs-CRP&albumin/creatinine ratio Week28
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Irbesartan in the Treatment of Hypertensive Patients With Metabolic Syndrome
Irbesartan in the Treatment of Hypertensive Patients With Metabolic Syndrome
The purpose of this clinical research study is to learn if irbesartan is superior to hydrochlorothiazide relative to effects on insulin sensitivity and glucose metabolism in hypertensive patients with metabolic syndrome.
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Phase 4
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Hypertension
  • Drug: Irbesartan
    Tablets, Oral, 150 mg. titrated to 300 mg, once daily, 28 weeks.
    Other Name: Avapro
  • Drug: Hydrochlorothiazide
    Tablets, Oral, 12.5 mg. titrated to 25 mg, once daily, 28 weeks.
  • Experimental: A1
    Intervention: Drug: Irbesartan
  • Active Comparator: B1
    Intervention: Drug: Hydrochlorothiazide
Parhofer KG, Birkeland KI, DeFronzo R, Del Prato S, Bhaumik A, Ptaszynska A. Irbesartan has no short-term effect on insulin resistance in hypertensive patients with additional cardiometabolic risk factors (i-RESPOND). Int J Clin Pract. 2010 Jan;64(2):160-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1742-1241.2009.02246.x. Epub 2009 Nov 19.

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February 2007
February 2007   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects must be willing and able to provide written informed consent. Subjects must read, sign, and receive a copy of the informed consent prior to any study procedures, including withdrawal of any antihypertensive medication.
  • Males and females >= 18 years of age.
  • Uncontrolled hypertension defined as an average systolic blood pressure >= 140 mmHg and/or an average diastolic blood pressure >= 90 mmHg. This applies to both people not taking any blood pressure medications and people taking just one blood pressure medication.
  • Presenting at least 2 of the following:

    • Obesity;
    • High triglycerides;
    • Low HDL cholesterol;
    • Elevated fasting glucose.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Women of child bearing potential who are not using adequate birth control.
  • Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Diabetics
  • Systolic blood pressure >= 180 mmHg.
  • Diastolic blood pressure >= 110 mmHg.
  • Stroke within past 12 months.
  • Myocardial infarction and heart revascularization procedure or acute angina within past 6 months.
  • Moderate to severe heart failure.
  • Significant kidney or liver disease.
  • Cancer in past 5 years.
  • Drug or alcohol abuse.
  • Gout
  • Lupus
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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France,   Germany,   Italy,   Norway,   Russian Federation,   Spain
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Bristol-Myers Squibb
Study Director: Bristol-Myers Squibb Bristol-Myers Squibb
Bristol-Myers Squibb
June 2010

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