Diurnal Variation in Hypertensive Stroke Patients

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 12, 2013
Last Update Posted : April 12, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hanmi Pharmaceutical Company Limited

Brief Summary:
This study was conducted to evaluate and compare the effectiveness of Amodipin® (amlodipine camsylate) with that of Cozaar® (losartan potassium) in hypertensive patients with an acute ischemic stroke by measuring their 24-hour ambulatory BP (ABP).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hypertension Stroke Drug: Amlodipine, Losartan Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 84 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Comparison of the Effects of Amlodipine and Losartan on Blood Pressure and Diurnal Variation in Hypertensive Stroke Patients
Study Start Date : August 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2012

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MedlinePlus related topics: Potassium
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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: amlodipine camsylate
amlodipine camsylate 5mg
Drug: Amlodipine, Losartan
Active Comparator: losartan potassium
losartan potassium 50mg
Drug: Amlodipine, Losartan

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. 24-hour ambulatory mean SBP [ Time Frame: baseline and 8weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. 24H mean DBP, 24H mean SBP/DBP Variability,clinic SBP/DBP, awake, sleep, morning, evening, and prewake BPs, the morning surge, and the nocturnal dipping [ Time Frame: baseline and 8weeks ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   35 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. aged 35 to 85 years
  2. hypertensive patients who had an ischemic stroke

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. patients aged below 35 years or above 86 years;
  2. patients who had a hemorrhagic stroke;
  3. patients whose systolic BP (SBP) was over 220 mmHg or whose diastolic BP (DBP) was above 120 mmHg during an acute phase, or whose SBP was over 180 mmHg or whose DBP was over 110 mmHg one week after their hospital visit;
  4. patients with secondary hypertension related to renovascular, endocrinologic, or pregnant conditions
  5. patients who went to bed in the middle of the day or very late at night; (6) patients who were using intravenous antico-agulants or thrombolytics;

(7) patients with a severe stroke (NIH stroke scale > 20); (8) patients who could not give their consent to investigators; (9) patients with severely impaired liver function (AST or ALT ≥ 100); (10) patients with severely impaired renal function (serum creatinine ≥ 2.0 mg/dL); (11) patients with cancer; (12) patients who were pregnant or lactating; (13) patients with other grave diseases such as hypertensive encephalopathy, aortic dissection, acute myocardial infarction, or severe congestive heart failure; and (14) patients who were allergic to the test or control drugs

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01830517

Korea, Republic of
Boramae Medical Center
Boramae-ro 5-gil 20, Dongjak-gu, Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 156-707
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hanmi Pharmaceutical Company Limited
Principal Investigator: Hyunwoo Nam, M.D., Ph.D. SMG-SNU Boramae Medical Center

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Hanmi Pharmaceutical Company Limited Identifier: NCT01830517     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HM-AMO-401
First Posted: April 12, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 12, 2013
Last Verified: April 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cerebrovascular Disorders
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Antihypertensive Agents
Calcium Channel Blockers
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Vasodilator Agents
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents
Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers
Angiotensin Receptor Antagonists