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Effect of Ezetimibe Treatment on Low-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol (LDL-C) Levels in Participants With Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) Already Treated With a Statin (MK-0653A-205 AM1) (ACT II)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01381679
First received: June 23, 2011
Last updated: October 12, 2015
Last verified: October 2015
Results First Received: November 23, 2011  
Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort;   Time Perspective: Prospective
Condition: Hypercholesterolemia
Intervention: Drug: Ezetimibe

  Participant Flow
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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
All Participants Participants in whom low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) target levels have not been achieved and for whom ezetimibe therapy has been chosen.

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    All Participants
STARTED   1682 
COMPLETED   794 
NOT COMPLETED   888 
Adverse Event                3 
Lost to Follow-up                885 



  Baseline Characteristics
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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
All Participants Participants in whom low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) target levels have not been achieved and for whom ezetimibe therapy has been chosen.

Baseline Measures
   All Participants 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 1682 
Age 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 64.58  (10.4) 
Gender, Customized 
[Units: Participants]
 
Males   1003 
Females   655 
Not Reported   24 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
 
Austria   1682 


  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Number of Participants Achieving Individual LDL Cholesterol (LDL-C) Target Level   [ Time Frame: Up to 12 months ]

2.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in Total Cholesterol (TC) at Month 3   [ Time Frame: Baseline and Month 3 ]

3.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in TC at Month 12   [ Time Frame: Baseline and Month 12 ]

4.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in LDL-C at Month 3   [ Time Frame: Baseline and Month 3 ]

5.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in LDL-C at Month 12   [ Time Frame: Baseline and Month 12 ]

6.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in High-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol (HDL-C) at Month 3   [ Time Frame: Baseline and Month 3 ]

7.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in HDL-C at Month 12   [ Time Frame: Baseline and Month 12 ]

8.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in Triglycerides (TG) at Month 3   [ Time Frame: Baseline and Month 3 ]

9.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in TG at Month 12   [ Time Frame: Baseline and Month 12 ]


  Serious Adverse Events
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Time Frame 12 months
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Reporting Groups
  Description
All Participants Participants in whom low density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) target levels have not been achieved and for whom ezetimibe therapy has been chosen.

Serious Adverse Events
    All Participants
Total, Serious Adverse Events   
# participants affected / at risk   3/1682 (0.18%) 
Hepatobiliary disorders   
Cholecystitis † 1   
# participants affected / at risk   1/1682 (0.06%) 
# events   1 
Neoplasms benign, malignant and unspecified (incl cysts and polyps)   
Basal Cell Carcinoma † 1   
# participants affected / at risk   1/1682 (0.06%) 
# events   1 
Bronchial Neoplasm † 1   
# participants affected / at risk   1/1682 (0.06%) 
# events   1 
Events were collected by systematic assessment
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  Limitations and Caveats
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