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48-wk Open Label Phase IIIb to Evaluate Efficacy and Safety

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 8, 2008
Last Update Posted : May 28, 2009
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April 3, 2008
April 8, 2008
May 28, 2009
February 2002
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Reduction in low density lipoprotein cholesterol levels [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
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  • Reduction in low density lipoprotein cholesterol levels [ Time Frame: 24 & 48 weeks ]
  • Safety: adverse events & abnormal laboratory markers [ Time Frame: 4 weekly until week 12 then 12 weekly thereafter. ]
  • Maintenance of lowered low density lipoprotein cholesterol level [ Time Frame: Between week 12-48 ]
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48-wk Open Label Phase IIIb to Evaluate Efficacy and Safety
A 48 Week, Open Label, Non-Comparative, Multicentre, Phase IIIb Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of the Lipid-Regulating Agent Rosuvastatin in the Treatment of Subjects With Fredrickson Type IIa and Type IIb Dyslipidaemia, Including Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolaemia.
The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy and safety of rosuvastatin in reducing low density lipoprotein cholesterol levels to internationally recognised goals in subjects with dyslipidaemia.
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Phase 3
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Drug: Rosuvastatin
    Other Name: Crestor
  • Behavioral: Maintenance of specific diet
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November 2004
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Fasting low density lipoprotein level as defined by the protocol.
  • Fasting triglyceride level as defined by the protocol.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • The use of lipid lowering drugs or dietary supplements after Visit 1.
  • Active arterial disease eg Unstable angina, or recent arterial surgery.
  • Blood lipid levels above the limits defined in the protocol.
  • Uncontrolled hypertension, hypothyroidism, alcohol or drug abuse.
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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Principal Investigator: Dr. Evan Stein Metabolic & Athersclerotic research centre, USA
Study Director: Russell Esterline AstraZeneca
May 2009

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