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European Trial of Dronedarone in Moderate to Severe Congestive Heart Failure (ANDROMEDA)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00696631
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Terminated as the active treatment was associated with an increased hazard)
First Posted : June 13, 2008
Last Update Posted : February 15, 2010
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Tracking Information
First Submitted Date  ICMJE June 12, 2008
First Posted Date  ICMJE June 13, 2008
Last Update Posted Date February 15, 2010
Study Start Date  ICMJE June 2002
Actual Primary Completion Date January 2003   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Current Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE
 (submitted: June 12, 2008)
Death from any cause or adjudicated hospitalization for worsening heart failure [ Time Frame: Until study cut-off date ]
Original Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Same as current
Change History
Current Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Not Provided
Original Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Not Provided
Current Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Original Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Descriptive Information
Brief Title  ICMJE European Trial of Dronedarone in Moderate to Severe Congestive Heart Failure
Official Title  ICMJE Antiarrhythmic Trial With Dronedarone in Moderate to Severe CHF Evaluating Morbidity Decrease
Brief Summary The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy, tolerability and safety of dronedarone versus placebo in patients with symptomatic congestive heart failure (CHF) and left ventricular dysfunction (LVD) when added to evidence based treatments for CHF.
Detailed Description Not Provided
Study Type  ICMJE Interventional
Study Phase  ICMJE Phase 3
Study Design  ICMJE Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition  ICMJE Congestive Heart Failure
Intervention  ICMJE
  • Drug: Dronedarone (SR33589)
    oral administration
    Other Name: Multaq®
  • Drug: Placebo
    oral administration
Study Arms  ICMJE
  • Experimental: Dronedarone 400mg bid
    dronedarone 400mg tablets
    Intervention: Drug: Dronedarone (SR33589)
  • Placebo Comparator: Placebo
    matching placebo tablets
    Intervention: Drug: Placebo
Publications * Køber L, Torp-Pedersen C, McMurray JJ, Gøtzsche O, Lévy S, Crijns H, Amlie J, Carlsen J; Dronedarone Study Group. Increased mortality after dronedarone therapy for severe heart failure. N Engl J Med. 2008 Jun 19;358(25):2678-87. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa0800456. Erratum in: N Engl J Med. 2010 Sep 30;363(14):1384.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
Recruitment Information
Recruitment Status  ICMJE Terminated
Actual Enrollment  ICMJE
 (submitted: February 12, 2010)
Original Actual Enrollment  ICMJE
 (submitted: June 12, 2008)
Actual Study Completion Date  ICMJE August 2003
Actual Primary Completion Date January 2003   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Eligibility Criteria  ICMJE

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients hospitalized with symptomatic CHF, current New York Heart Association (NYHA) class II-IV requiring treatment with a diuretic, who had had within the last month at least 1 episode of dyspnea or fatigue at rest, or on slight exertion corresponding to NYHA class III or IV
  • Wall motion index (WMI) ≤1.2 determined by a blinded central evaluation of a recorded standard echocardiography, equivalent to a left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) ≤35%.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • acute pulmonary edema within 12 hours prior to start of study medication
  • various heart conditions (cardiogenic shock, obstructive valvular disease, obstructive cardiomyopathy; acute myocardial infarction, cardiac surgery, acute myocarditis or constrictive pericarditis, history of torsades de pointes, bradycardia <50 bpm and/or PR-interval ≥280 ms, QTc-interval >500 ms, significant sinus node disease)
  • any illness or disorder other than CHF (cancer with metastasis, organ transplantation)
  • current participation in another clinical study or currently taking an investigational drug including dronedarone or concomitant prohibited medication or treatment with other class I or III anti-arrhythmic drugs
  • pregnant and/or breastfeeding women or women of child-bearing potential without adequate birth control
  • serum potassium <3.5 mmol/L.

The above information is not intended to contain all considerations relevant to a patient's potential participation in a clinical trial.

Sex/Gender  ICMJE
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Ages  ICMJE 18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Accepts Healthy Volunteers  ICMJE No
Contacts  ICMJE Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Listed Location Countries  ICMJE Denmark,   Hungary,   Netherlands,   Norway,   Poland,   Sweden
Removed Location Countries  
Administrative Information
NCT Number  ICMJE NCT00696631
Other Study ID Numbers  ICMJE EFC4966
Has Data Monitoring Committee Yes
U.S. FDA-regulated Product Not Provided
IPD Sharing Statement  ICMJE Not Provided
Responsible Party ICD Study Director, sanofi-aventis
Study Sponsor  ICMJE Sanofi
Collaborators  ICMJE Not Provided
Investigators  ICMJE
Study Director: ICD Sanofi
PRS Account Sanofi
Verification Date February 2010

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