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An Investigational Drug Study in Patients With Elevated Cholesterol and Coronary Heart Disease (0653-804)(COMPLETED)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00092638
First received: September 23, 2004
Last updated: May 24, 2013
Last verified: May 2013
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to investigate additional cholesterol lowering effects in patients with coronary heart disease by giving an investigational drug with a patient's current approved cholesterol lowering medication.


Condition Intervention Phase
Hypercholesterolemia
Coronary Disease
Drug: MK0653, ezetimibe
Drug: Comparator: ezetimibe, placebo
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Study to Evaluate Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of Ezetimibe 10 mg or Placebo Added to Existing Atorvastatin 10 mg or 20 mg in Attaining Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Target Levels in Patients With Hypercholesterolemia and Coronary Heart Disease.

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percentage of patients reaching their target LDL-C goal of </= 2.60 mmol/L, after 6 weeks of treatment.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety and tolerability.

Estimated Enrollment: 320
Study Start Date: June 2003
Primary Completion Date: August 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:

The duration of treatment is 10 weeks.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with elevated cholesterol and coronary heart disease

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients whose cholesterol levels measure within acceptable ranges as specified by the study requirements
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00092638

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

Publications:
Responsible Party: Executive Vice President, Clinical and Quantitative Sciences, Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00092638     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2004_042, MK0653-804
Study First Received: September 23, 2004
Last Updated: May 24, 2013
Health Authority: Unspecified

Keywords provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:
Elevated Cholesterol

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary Disease
Heart Diseases
Hypercholesterolemia
Myocardial Ischemia
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Arteriosclerosis
Cardiovascular Diseases
Dyslipidemias
Hyperlipidemias
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Ezetimibe
Anticholesteremic Agents
Antimetabolites
Hypolipidemic Agents
Lipid Regulating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Therapeutic Uses

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on November 27, 2014