Antihypertensive Efficacy and Safety of Approved Drugs in Japanese Patients With Essential Hypertension (Banyu Study)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00092209
First received: September 21, 2004
Last updated: January 21, 2010
Last verified: January 2010
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to evaluate antihypertensive (lowering blood pressure) effectiveness of three combinations of approved study drugs compared to both study drugs being given alone.


Condition Intervention Phase
Hypertension
Drug: MK0954A, hydrochlorothiazide (+) losartan potassium
Drug: Comparator: placebo, losartan, hydrochorothiazide
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blind, Parallel Study of the Anti-Hypertensive Efficacy and Safety of Losartan Monotherapy as Compared to HCTZ Monotherapy and to the Combination of Losartan and HCTZ in Japanese Patients With Essential Hypertension

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Mean trough SiDBP after 8 weeks of treatment

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety

Estimated Enrollment: 840
Study Start Date: May 2002
Study Completion Date: October 2002
Detailed Description:

The duration of treatment is 3.5 months.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 74 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Japanese ancestry
  • Stable high blood pressure defined by the study criteria

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant or nursing
  • Significant concurrent kidney, liver, blood, or other disease
  • Recent heart attack or heart surgery
  • History of stroke, severe hypertension (high blood pressure), significant heart failure or cardiac arrhythmias
  • Significant lab abnormalities
  • Uncontrolled blood sugar
  • History of certain drug allergies
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00092209

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

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Executive Vice President, Clinical and Quantitative Sciences, Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00092209     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2004_065
Study First Received: September 21, 2004
Last Updated: January 21, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Antihypertensive Agents
Hydrochlorothiazide
Losartan
Cardiovascular Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Diuretics
Natriuretic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sodium Chloride Symporter Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents
Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers
Angiotensin Receptor Antagonists

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