A Dose Ranging Study to Compare the Safety and Efficacy of Aliskiren in Patients With High Blood Pressure

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00260923
First received: November 30, 2005
Last updated: November 7, 2011
Last verified: November 2011
  Purpose

This is a study for people diagnosed with hypertension to compare 3 doses (75 mg, 150 mg, and 300 mg) of an experimental product, aliskiren in comparison to a placebo. Each patient is in the study for 8 weeks


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 Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Parallel-group, Multicenter Study Comparing an Eight-week Treatment of Aliskiren 75 mg, 150 mg and 300 mg to Placebo in Patients With Essential Hypertension

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

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

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in systolic blood pressure after 8 weeks
  • Diastolic blood pressure < 90 mmHg or a reduction of > 10 mmHg after 8 weeks

Enrollment: 641
Study Start Date: November 2005
Study Completion Date: November 2006
Primary Completion Date: November 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male and female outpatients 18 years of age and older
  • Patients who are eligible and able to participate in the study

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 may apply

  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00260923

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 Sponsor GmbH
  More Information

No publications provided by Novartis

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00260923     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CSPP100A2328
Study First Received: November 30, 2005
Last Updated: November 7, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Novartis:
hypertension
aliskiren
blood pressure

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases

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