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Efficacy and Safety of Pactimibe in Patients With Atherosclerosis

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00185146
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 16, 2005
Last Update Posted : March 28, 2007
Information provided by:
Daiichi Sankyo, Inc.

Brief Summary:
The effect of pactimibe on the reduction of atherosclerosis in the carotid artery will be assessed using carotid ultrasound

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Atherosclerosis Drug: Pactimibe Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 200 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effect of Pactimibe on the Progression of Atherosclerosis as Measured by 2-D and 3-D Carotid Ultrasound
Study Start Date : September 2002
Study Completion Date : August 2005

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MedlinePlus related topics: Atherosclerosis

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Efficacy of pactimibe versus placebo on the progression of atherosclerosis

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Safety and tolerability of pactimibe versus placebo in patients with atherosclerosis

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Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Increased cardiovascular risk (i.e. history of myocardial infarction, stroke, diabetes mellitus, left ventricular hypertrophy)
  • Intima-media thickness greater than or equal to 0.8 mm as measured by ultrasonography
  • Negative pregnancy test for females

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Whole blood donation (greater than or equal to 450 ml) during the last three months before study start
  • Unstable angina, congestive heart failure or uncontrolled hypertension
  • Renal disease including nephrectomy and/or renal transplant
  • Hepatic disease or abnormal liver function parameters
  • Drug abuse or alcohol addiction

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00185146

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Munich, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sankyo Pharma Gmbh
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Principal Investigator: P U Witte, MD, PhD, FFPM IMFORM GmbH
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00185146    
Other Study ID Numbers: SE-505/14
First Posted: September 16, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 28, 2007
Last Verified: March 2007
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases