A Clinical Study to Compare Combination of Aliskiren+ HCTZ to Irbesartan+ HCTZ or Amlodipine+ HCTZ or HCTZ Alone in Obese Hypertensive Not Responsive to HCTZ 25 mg

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00219115
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: November 7, 2011
Last verified: June 2006
  Purpose

To evaluate the blood pressure lowering effects of the combination of aliskiren 300 mg and HCTZ 25 mg in obese patients with essential hypertension inadequately treated with HCTZ 25 mg, compared to irbesartan or amlodipine with HCTZ or HCTZ alone.


Condition Intervention Phase
Hypertension
Drug: aliskiren
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 12-week Randomized Double-blind Parallel Group Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of the Combination Aliskiren With HCTZ Compared to Irbesartan or Amlodipine With HCTZ or HCTZ Alone in Hypertensive Patients With BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2 Not Adequately Responsive to HCTZ 25 mg

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in mean sitting diastolic blood pressure after 8 weeks

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in mean sitting systolic blood pressure after 8 weeks
  • Evaluate number mean sitting systolic/diastolic response from baseline to weeks 4 and 8
  • Mean sitting diastolic blood pressure < 90 mmHg or a reduction of > 10 mmHg after week 8
  • Achieve mean sitting blood pressure control target of < 140/90 mmHg after week 8

Enrollment: 493
Study Start Date: January 2005
Study Completion Date: March 2006
Primary Completion Date: March 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria

  • Patients with essential hypertension
  • Patients with body mass index ≥ 30 kg/m2

Exclusion Criteria

  • Severe hypertension
  • History or evidence of a secondary form of hypertension
  • History of Hypertensive encephalopathy or cerebrovascular accident.

Other protocol-defined inclusion exclusion criteria also apply.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00219115

Locations
United States, New Jersey
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
East Hanover, New Jersey, United States, 07936
Germany
Investigative Centers, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis
Investigators
Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00219115     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CSPP100A2309
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: November 7, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Hypertension, aliskiren, blood pressure, irbesartan, amlodipine, hydrochlorothiazide

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension
Cardiovascular Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Amlodipine
Irbesartan
Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers
Angiotensin Receptor Antagonists
Antihypertensive Agents
Calcium Channel Blockers
Cardiovascular Agents
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Therapeutic Uses
Vasodilator Agents

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