We are updating the design of this site. Learn more.
Show more
ClinicalTrials.gov
ClinicalTrials.gov Menu

Evaluation of Efficacy and Safety of the Dosage Adjustment of Aprovel® (Irbesartan) in Hypertensive Outpatients in Current Clinical Practice

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00564187
First Posted: November 27, 2007
Last Update Posted: November 28, 2007
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.
Collaborator:
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Information provided by:
Sanofi
  Purpose

Primary:

  • To evaluate the efficacy of two regimens of irbesartan in patients responding but not normalized at 6 weeks of treatment (schema N°1: maintenance 150 mg/day, schema n°2: 300 mg/day for 6 more weeks)

Secondary:

  • To evaluate the percentage of patients with DBP < 90 mmHg at 6 and 12 weeks
  • To evaluate the percentage of patients with SBP < 140 mmHg at 6 and 12 weeks
  • To evaluate rate of adverse events during the study

Condition Intervention Phase
Hypertension Drug: Irbesartan Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Prospective, Multicentric, Randomized, Open, Comparative Phase IV Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of the Dosage Adjustment of Aprovel® (Irbesartan) in Hypertensive Outpatients in Current Clinical Practice

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Sanofi:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To Evaluate the efficacy of two regimens of irbesartan in patients responding but not normalized (schema N°1: maintenance 150mg/day, schema n°2: 300mg/day for 6 more weeks) [ Time Frame: at 6 weeks of treatment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • • To evaluate the percentage of patients with DBP<90 mmHg [ Time Frame: at 6 and 12 weeks ]
  • • To evaluate rate of adverse events [ Time Frame: during the study duration ]
  • • To evaluate the percentage of patients with SBP<140 mmHg [ Time Frame: at 6 and 12 weeks ]

Enrollment: 115
Study Start Date: February 2003
Study Completion Date: December 2004
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: 1

Until 6 weeks: 150mg/day, then a dosage adjustment according to the blood pressure(normalized: DBP<90mmHg, responding non normalized:DBP≥90mmHg and a decrease of DBP≥10mmHg, non responding: decrease of DBP<10mmHg and DBP≥90mmHg) for the period between 6 and 12 weeks:

• 150mg/day for normalized patients and patients responding non normalized randomized in the group A

Drug: Irbesartan

Irbesartan: 150mg tablets

Dosage: Until 6 weeks: 150mg/day, then a dosage adjustment according to the blood pressure(normalized: DBP<90mmHg, responding non normalized:DBP≥90mmHg and a decrease of DBP≥10mmHg, non responding: decrease of DBP<10mmHg and DBP≥90mmHg) for the period between 6 and 12 weeks:

• 150mg/day for normalized patients and patients responding non normalized randomized in the group A

Active Comparator: 2
• Or 300 mg/day for non responding patients and responding patients non normalized randomized in the group B
Drug: Irbesartan

Irbesartan: 150mg tablets

Until 6 weeks: 150mg/day, then a dosage adjustment according to the blood pressure(normalized: DBP<90mmHg, responding non normalized:DBP≥90mmHg and a decrease of DBP≥10mmHg, non responding: decrease of DBP<10mmHg and DBP≥90mmHg) for the period between 6 and 12 weeks:

• Or 300 mg/day for non responding patients and responding patients non normalized randomized in the group B


  Eligibility

Information from the National Library of Medicine

Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contacts provided below. For general information, Learn About Clinical Studies.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Mild to Moderate hypertension (90mmHg<DBP<110mmHg and 140mmHg<SBP<180mmHg)
  • Or new diagnosed hypertension (after 2 visits within 1 month), never treated before and responding to required conditions for a treatment with irbesartan, after an adapted but insufficient diet
  • Or a patient having already been treated with a non-satisfying antihypertensive treatment stopped since at least 2 weeks before the inclusion
  • A minimum exam labs as required by WHO-ISH within the month before the inclusion

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Severe Arterial Hypertension (PAS > than or = to 180 mm Hg or PAD > than or = to 110 mmHg)
  • Isolated Systolic Hypertension
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Bilateral renal arterial stenosis or renal arterial stenosis
  • Non surgically sterilised woman or non post-menopausal woman
  • Confirmed sodium depletion
  • Irbesartan hypersensitivity

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

  Contacts and Locations
Information from the National Library of Medicine

To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00564187


Locations
Tunisia
Sanofi-Aventis
Megrine, Tunisia
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sanofi
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Investigators
Study Director: Chokri Jeribi Sanofi
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00564187     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: L_8484
First Submitted: November 20, 2007
First Posted: November 27, 2007
Last Update Posted: November 28, 2007
Last Verified: November 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Irbesartan
Antihypertensive Agents
Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers
Angiotensin Receptor Antagonists
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action