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A 12-Week Study Comparing Pitavastatin 4 mg vs. Pravastatin 40 mg in HIV-Infected Subjects

This study has been completed.
Kowa Pharmaceuticals America, Inc.
Eli Lilly and Company
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Kowa Research Institute, Inc. Identifier:
First received: February 18, 2011
Last updated: March 27, 2014
Last verified: March 2014
A 12-Week, Randomized, Double-Blind, Active-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study.

Condition Intervention Phase
Dyslipidemia Drug: Pitavastatin Drug: Pravastatin Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A 12-Week, Randomized, Double-Blind, Active-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study Comparing Pitavastatin 4 mg vs. Pravastatin 40 mg in HIV-Infected Subjects With Dyslipidemia, Followed by a 40-Week Safety Extension Study

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Further study details as provided by Kowa Research Institute, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change of Fasting Serum Low-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol (LDL-C) at 12 Weeks [ Time Frame: 12 weeks minus baseline ]

Enrollment: 252
Study Start Date: December 2010
Study Completion Date: March 2013
Primary Completion Date: March 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Pitavastatin 4 mg QD Drug: Pitavastatin
Pitavastatin 4 mg QD
Other Name: Livalo
Active Comparator: Pravastatin 40 mg QD Drug: Pravastatin
Pravastatin 40 mg QD


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males and females (non-pregnant, non-lactating females) 18-70 years of age, inclusive, at time of consent.
  • Both men and women of child bearing potential (i.e., not surgically sterile or post-menopausal defined as age >40 years without menses for ≥2 years) must agree to use at least 2 reliable forms of contraception
  • Documented HIV infection.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia
  • Any conditions that may cause secondary dyslipidemia
  • History of coronary artery disease (CAD) or CAD equivalent
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01301066

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United States, Arizona
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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Beverly Hills, California, United States
Costa Mesa, California, United States
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Sponsors and Collaborators
Kowa Research Institute, Inc.
Kowa Pharmaceuticals America, Inc.
Eli Lilly and Company
  More Information

Responsible Party: Kowa Research Institute, Inc. Identifier: NCT01301066     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NK-104-4.05US
Study First Received: February 18, 2011
Results First Received: February 10, 2014
Last Updated: March 27, 2014

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Anticholesteremic Agents
Hypolipidemic Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Lipid Regulating Agents
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
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