MK0354 Clinical Efficacy and Tolerability Study (0354-004)(TERMINATED)

This study has been terminated.
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Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier:
First received: June 14, 2006
Last updated: May 24, 2013
Last verified: May 2013

June 14, 2006
May 24, 2013
May 2006
November 2006   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
proprietary information - exploratory (non-confirmatory) trial
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00337415 on Archive Site
proprietary information - exploratory (non-confirmatory) trial
Same as current
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MK0354 Clinical Efficacy and Tolerability Study (0354-004)(TERMINATED)
Proprietary Information - Exploratory (Non-Confirmatory) Trial

A Research Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness and Tolerability of MK0354 vs Placebo (an inactive look alike pill) in Lipid (fat) Altering in Patients with dyslipidemia (a disorder of lipids in the blood)

This is an early phase trial and some specific protocol information is proprietary and not publicly available at this time. (Full information is available to trial participants).

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Phase 2
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Drug: MK0354
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
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November 2006   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient is between 18 and 75 years of age
  • You have taken a statin or other lipid modifying therapy in the last 6-8 weeks
  • You have lipid lab values outside of the range specified in the protocol

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient is a woman who is pregnant or nursing a child
  • Patient is a woman who is taking hormonal birth-control
  • You are a woman who is planning to donate eggs during the study
  • You plan to give blood during the study or have given within the last 8 weeks
  • You are a woman who is having menopausal hot flashes or are taking medications to prevent menopausal hot flashes
  • You have a known intolerance to or you are allergic to niacin
  • You have any of the following medical conditions:
  • Poorly controlled or newly diagnosed diabetes (within the last 3 months)
  • Thyroid disease (hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism)
  • A history of stroke, heart attack, coronary bypass surgery, angioplasty, unstable angina or similar heart and artery procedures in the past 3 months
  • History of hemorrhagic stroke or other non-traumatic hemorrhage
  • Peptic ulcer disease in the last 3 months
  • An occurrence of gout within the last year and you are not currently taking allopurinol
  • Cancer (except for successfully treated skin cancer)
  • HIV positive
  • You have a history of drug/alcohol abuse within the last year
  • You consume more than 2 drinks of alcohol per day
  • You do not have access to a telephone
  • You take medications that are not allowed in this study. The study doctor or staff will discuss this with you.
  • Patient has participated in a study with an investigational drug within the last 30 days
18 Years to 75 Years
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
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Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
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Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
May 2013

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