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BAY59-7939 Japanese in Atrial Fibrillation (2nd)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00973323
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 9, 2009
Last Update Posted : December 30, 2014
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Brief Summary:
This study was a randomized, parallel group, open label trial using warfarin as comparator. Pharmacokinetics (PK) and pharmacodynamics (PD) were investigated only in BAY59-7939 groups (originally described in Japanese).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Atrial Fibrillation Drug: Xarelto (Rivaroxaban, BAY59-7939) Drug: Warfarin Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 100 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: BAY 59-7939 (Factor Xa Inhibitor) Phase II Low Dose Study in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation
Study Start Date : September 2005
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2006

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Drug Information available for: Rivaroxaban

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Arm 1 Drug: Xarelto (Rivaroxaban, BAY59-7939)
2.5mg bid

Experimental: Arm 2 Drug: Xarelto (Rivaroxaban, BAY59-7939)
5mg bid

Experimental: Arm 3 Drug: Xarelto (Rivaroxaban, BAY59-7939)
10mg bid

Active Comparator: Arm 4 Drug: Warfarin
Dose-adjusted warfarin based on target INR values

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. (Safety) Incidence of bleeding [ Time Frame: Throughout treatment and followup period ]
  2. (PK/PD) BAY 59-7939 concentrations / Factor Xa activity, PT, PT-INR, PTT and HEPTEST [ Time Frame: Day 14 and Day 28 ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Japanese subjects with non-valvular AF who met all of the following criteria:

    • Persistent or paroxysmal non-valvular AF with >/=2 episodes before enrollment, at least 1 of which had been verified by ECG recording within 4 weeks before randomization
    • Male subjects aged 20 years or older and postmenopausal female subjects
    • Subjects with at least one risk factor for thromboembolism or aged 60 years or older (Risk factor for thromboembolism: hypertension, diabetes mellitus, coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure).

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History or presence of stroke or transient ischemic attack.
  • History of intracerebral hemorrhage.
  • History or presence of bleeding at randomization; intraocular or gastrointestinal bleeding within the last 6 months prior to randomization.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00973323

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Kurume, Fukuoka, Japan, 830-8577
Maebaru, Fukuoka, Japan, 819-1104
Kitahiroshima, Hokkaido, Japan, 061-1134
Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan, 085-0831
Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan, 064-0807
Nomi, Ishikawa, Japan, 923-1100
Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan, 227-0046
Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan, 359-1141
Fukui, Japan, 910-0005
Oita, Japan, 870-0192
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Study Director: Bayer Study Director Bayer
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Responsible Party: Bayer
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00973323    
Other Study ID Numbers: 12024
First Posted: September 9, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 30, 2014
Last Verified: December 2014
Keywords provided by Bayer:
Non-valvular atrial fibrillation
Japanese Patients
Phase II
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Atrial Fibrillation
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Factor Xa Inhibitors
Serine Proteinase Inhibitors
Protease Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action