An Extension Study of An Investigational Drug in Patients With Hypercholesterolemia (0653A-038)(COMPLETED)
This study has been completed.
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First received: September 23, 2004
Last updated: May 24, 2013
Last verified: May 2013
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the lipid lowering effects of an investigational drug in patients with hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol).
Drug: MK0653A, ezetimibe (+) simvastatin / Duration of Treatment: 14 weeks
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled "Factorial" Design Study to Evaluate the Lipid-Altering Efficacy and Safety of Ezetimibe/Simvastatin Combination Tablet in Patients With Primary Hypercholesterolemia|
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Further study details as provided by Merck:
Primary Outcome Measures:
- Plasma LDL-C.
Secondary Outcome Measures:
- Plasma TG and HDL-C; proportion of patients achieving LDL-C targets; tolerability.
|Study Start Date:||January 2003|
|Primary Completion Date:||September 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
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