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The Effect of MK0859 on Lipoprotein Metabolism in Patients With Dyslipidemia (0859-026 AM3)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00990808
First received: October 6, 2009
Last updated: June 3, 2015
Last verified: June 2015
  Purpose
This study will investigate the effect of MK0859 on lipoprotein metabolism in patients with dyslipidemia already on statin therapy.

Condition Intervention Phase
Dyslipidemia Drug: anacetrapib Drug: Comparator: atorvastatin Drug: Comparator: placebo to MK0859 Drug: Comparator: placebo to atorvastatin Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multiple Dose Study to Investigate the Effect of MK0859 on Lipoprotein Metabolism When Added to Ongoing Statin Therapy in Dyslipidemic Patients

Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Difference in Production Rate (PR) and Fractional Catabolic Rate (FCR) of Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL) apoB100 following treatment with MK0859 and atorvastatin versus atorvastatin alone [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Difference in FCR of LDL apoB100 following treatment with MK0859 versus placebo [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

Enrollment: 46
Study Start Date: November 2009
Study Completion Date: July 2011
Primary Completion Date: June 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Panel A
Period 1: atorvastatin + placebo to MK0859; Period 2: atorvastatin + MK0859
Drug: anacetrapib
[Intervention Name: MK0859] MK0859 100 mg tablet once daily for 8 weeks.
Drug: Comparator: atorvastatin
Atorvastatin 20 mg tablet once daily for 4 weeks in Period 1 and 8 weeks in Period 2.
Drug: Comparator: placebo to MK0859
Placebo to MK0859 once daily for 4 weeks.
Experimental: Panel B
Period 1: placebo to atorvastatin + placebo to MK0859; Period 2: MK0859 + placebo to atorvastatin
Drug: anacetrapib
[Intervention Name: MK0859] MK0859 100 mg tablet once daily for 8 weeks.
Drug: Comparator: placebo to MK0859
Placebo to MK0859 once daily for 4 weeks.
Drug: Comparator: placebo to atorvastatin
Placebo to atorvastatin once daily for 4 weeks in Period 1 and 8 weeks in Period 2.

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient's weight has been stable for at least 6 weeks
  • Patient is in good health based on medical history, physical exam, and laboratory tests
  • Patient has dyslipidemia

Exclusion Criteria :

  • Patient has a history of stroke, seizures, or major neurological disorders
  • Patient has a history of cancer
  • Patient is currently taking any lipid-lowering medications or substances except for statins
  • Patient consumes excessive amounts of alcohol or caffeine
  • Patient has multiple and/or severe allergies to food or drugs
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00990808

Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Investigators
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00990808     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0859-026
Study First Received: October 6, 2009
Last Updated: June 3, 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dyslipidemias
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Atorvastatin Calcium
Anacetrapib
Oxazolidinones
Anticholesteremic Agents
Hypolipidemic Agents
Antimetabolites
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Lipid Regulating Agents
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Anti-Infective Agents
Protein Synthesis Inhibitors

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