A Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Anacetrapib (MK-0859) When Added to Ongoing Statin Therapy in Japanese Participants With Dyslipidemia (MK-0859-051 AM1)

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01760460
First received: January 2, 2013
Last updated: December 11, 2013
Last verified: December 2013
  Purpose

This study will evaluate the effects of anacetrapib (MK-0859) on low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) when compared to placebo in Japanese participants with dyslipidemia when added to an existing statin-modifying therapy.


Condition Intervention Phase
Dyslipidemia
Drug: Anacetrapib
Drug: Placebo for anacetrapib
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter, 24-Week, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Phase III Study With 28-Week Open Labeled Extension Period to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of MK-0859 When Added to Ongoing Statin Therapy With or Without Other Lipid Modifying Medication(s) in Japanese Patients With Dyslipidemia

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percent Change from Baseline in LDL-C (beta-quantification [BQ] method) [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 24 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Percentage of Participants who Experience at Least One Adverse Event (AE) [ Time Frame: 64 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Percent Change from Baseline in High-density Lipoprotein-cholesterol (HDL-C) [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 24 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Percent Change from Baseline in Non-HDL-C [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 24 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Percent Change from Baseline in Apolipoprotein B (Apo-B) [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 24 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Percent Change from Baseline in Apolipoprotein A-I (Apo-A-I) [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 24 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Percent Change from Baseline in Lipoprotein(a) (Lp[a]) [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 24 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: March 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date: March 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Anacetrapib
Participants will receive 100-mg anacetrapib, orally, once-daily for 24 weeks. Participants will continue on once-daily 100-mg anacetrapib during 28 week open-label extension.
Drug: Anacetrapib
Other Name: MK-0859
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Participants will receive placebo tablet, orally, once daily for 24 weeks. Participants will be switched to once-daily 100-mg anacetrapib during 28 week open-label extension.
Drug: Placebo for anacetrapib

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • If female, cannot be of reproductive potential
  • Treatment with an appropriate, stable dose of statin ± other lipid modifying therapy for at least 6 weeks and who is not at LDL-C goal per their category in the Japan Atherosclerosis Society guidelines

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previously participated in a study with a cholesteryl ester transfer protein (CETP) inhibitor
  • Homozygous and heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia
  • Severe chronic heart failure
  • Uncontrolled cardiac arrhythmias, myocardial infarction (MI), percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), coronary artery by-pass graft (CABG), unstable angina, or stroke within 3 months
  Contacts and Locations
No Contacts or Locations Provided
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01760460     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0859-051, 132236
Study First Received: January 2, 2013
Last Updated: December 11, 2013
Health Authority: Japan: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dyslipidemias
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Oxazolidinones
Anti-Infective Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Protein Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action

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