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Fluvastatin in the Therapy of Acute Coronary Syndrome

This study has been completed.
Ministry of Health, Czech Republic
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First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: July 15, 2010
Last verified: July 2010

This study is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of fluvastatin versus placebo, dosed shortly after or immediately when the coronary event occurs.

Condition Intervention Phase
Coronary Disease
Myocardial Infarction
Drug: Fluvastatin
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Fluvastatin in the Therapy of Acute Coronary Syndrome

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in circulating markers of inflammation after 4 weeks and after 52 weeks

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Occurrence of death, nonfatal myocardial infarction, cardiac arrest with resuscitation, recurrent symptomatic ischemia, and urgent revascularization after 4 weeks and after 52 weeks

Estimated Enrollment: 1000
Study Start Date: November 2003
Primary Completion Date: February 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Adults, 18 years and older

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of lipid lowering therapy less than 30 days before index event
  • Pregnancy and nursing
  • Subject younger than 18 years

Other inclusion and exclusion criteria may apply.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00171275

Czech Republic
Praha, Czech Republic
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ministry of Health, Czech Republic
Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

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Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00171275     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CXUO320BCZ01
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: July 15, 2010
Health Authority: Czech Republic: State Institute for Drug Control

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Coronary disease
Myocardial infarction

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Coronary Artery Disease
Coronary Disease
Myocardial Infarction
Angina Pectoris
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Chest Pain
Heart Diseases
Myocardial Ischemia
Pathologic Processes
Signs and Symptoms
Vascular Diseases
Anticholesteremic Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Hypolipidemic Agents
Lipid Regulating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Therapeutic Uses processed this record on November 23, 2014