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IIIb 6 Week Open Label Multicentre Rosuvastatin & Simvastatin

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00654446
First Posted: April 8, 2008
Last Update Posted: March 16, 2009
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Information provided by:
AstraZeneca
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to assess the effects on the kidney of rosuvastatin and simvastatin in subjects with Fredrickson Type IIa & Type IIb Dyslipidaemia

Condition Intervention Phase
Fredrickson Type IIa & Type IIb Dyslipidaemia Drug: Rosuvastatin Drug: Simvastatin Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A 6-wk Open-Label, Randomised, Multicentre, Phase IIIb, Parallel-Group Study, Which Describes the Renal Effects of the Lipid-Regulating Agents Rosuvastatin and Simvastatin in the Treatment of Sub's With Fredrickson Type IIa & Type IIb Dyslipidaemia, Inc. Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolaemia

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Development of Proteinuria [ Time Frame: 2 weekly ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Renal effects of rosuvastatin and simvastatin [ Time Frame: 2 weekly ]
  • Low density lipoproteins cholesterol levels [ Time Frame: 2 weekly ]
  • Safety: adverse events & abnormal laboratory markers [ Time Frame: 2 weekly ]

Estimated Enrollment: 442
Study Start Date: September 2002
Study Completion Date: April 2004
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Rosuvastatin
Drug: Rosuvastatin
Other Name: Crestor
Active Comparator: 2
Simvastatin
Drug: Simvastatin
Other Name: Zocor

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Fasting low density lipoprotein level as defined by the protocol.
  • Fasting triglyceride level as defined by the protocol.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • The use of lipid lowering drugs or dietary supplements after Visit 1.
  • Active arterial disease eg Unstable angina, or recent arterial surgery
  • Blood creatine levels above the limits defined in the protocol or +4 proteinuria during dietary lead in period.
  • Uncontrolled hypertension, hypothyroidism, alcohol or drug abuse.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00654446


Sponsors and Collaborators
AstraZeneca
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Evan Stein Metabolic & Athersclerotic research centre, Cincinatti, USA
Study Director: Russell Esterline AstraZeneca
  More Information

Responsible Party: Michael Cressman - Medical Science Director, AstraZeneca
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00654446     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4522IL/0099
First Submitted: April 3, 2008
First Posted: April 8, 2008
Last Update Posted: March 16, 2009
Last Verified: March 2009

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Cholesterol
low density lipoproteins
dyslipidaemia
Rosuvastatin
Crestor
Simvastatin
Zocor
Renal
kidney

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