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A Study to Evaluate the Effects of Ezetimibe (MK-0653) on the Postprandial (Following a Meal) Lipoprotein Response in Participants With Primary Hypercholesterolemia (High Cholesterol) (MK-0653-072)(COMPLETED)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00101439
First Posted: January 11, 2005
Last Update Posted: April 4, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Results First Submitted: March 15, 2016  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment;   Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Hypercholesterolemia
Interventions: Drug: ezetimibe
Drug: Comparator: placebo

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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Ezetimibe→Placebo After a 2-week single- blind placebo run-in, participants will receive ezetimibe 10 mg once daily for 4 weeks and then receive placebo once daily for 4 weeks.
Placebo→ Ezetimibe After a 2-week single- blind placebo run-in, participants will receive placebo once daily for 4 weeks and then receive ezetimibe10 mg once daily for 4 weeks.

Participant Flow for 2 periods

Period 1:   Period 1
    Ezetimibe→Placebo   Placebo→ Ezetimibe
STARTED   28   30 
COMPLETED   28   30 
NOT COMPLETED   0   0 

Period 2:   Period 2
    Ezetimibe→Placebo   Placebo→ Ezetimibe
STARTED   28   30 
COMPLETED   28   28 
NOT COMPLETED   0   2 
Withdrawal by Subject                0                2 



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Ezetimibe→Placebo After a 2-week single- blind placebo run-in, participants will receive ezetimibe 10 mg once daily for 4 weeks and then receive placebo once daily for 4 weeks.
Placebo→ Ezetimibe After a 2-week single- blind placebo run-in, participants will receive placebo once daily for 4 weeks and then receive ezetimibe10 mg once daily for 4 weeks.
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   Ezetimibe→Placebo   Placebo→ Ezetimibe   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 28   30   58 
Age 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 51.0  (8.84)   48.4  (9.48)   49.7  (9.20) 
Sex: Female, Male 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
     
Female      6  21.4%      2   6.7%      8  13.8% 
Male      22  78.6%      28  93.3%      50  86.2% 


  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Total Cholesterol Concentration of Chylomicron (Sf≥400) Fractions After a Cholesterol-Rich Test Meal   [ Time Frame: Immediately prior to consumption of the test meal (baseline) and at 2, 3, 4, and 6 hours after test meal on Day 28 of each treatment period. ]

2.  Secondary:   Total Cholesterol Concentration of Chylomicron-remnant (Sf 60-400) Subfractions After a Cholesterol-Rich Test Meal   [ Time Frame: Immediately prior to consumption of the test meal (baseline) and at 2, 3, 4, and 6 hours after test meal on Day 28 of each treatment period. ]


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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There IS an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.
The agreement is:
unchecked The only disclosure restriction on the PI is that the sponsor can review results communications prior to public release and can embargo communications regarding trial results for a period that is less than or equal to 60 days. The sponsor cannot require changes to the communication and cannot extend the embargo.
unchecked The only disclosure restriction on the PI is that the sponsor can review results communications prior to public release and can embargo communications regarding trial results for a period that is more than 60 days but less than or equal to 180 days. The sponsor cannot require changes to the communication and cannot extend the embargo.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Senior Vice President, Global Clinical Development
Organization: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
phone: 1-800-672-6372
e-mail: ClinicalTrialsDisclosure@merck.com



Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00101439     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0653-072
MK-0653-072
2005_001
First Submitted: January 10, 2005
First Posted: January 11, 2005
Results First Submitted: March 15, 2016
Results First Posted: June 10, 2016
Last Update Posted: April 4, 2017



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