A Clinical Trial to Assess the Long Term Safety and Tolerability of MK-0653H in Japanese Participants With Hypercholesterolemia (MK-0653H-833)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02748057|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 22, 2016
Results First Posted : December 4, 2018
Last Update Posted : December 4, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Hypercholesterolemia Familial Hypercholesterolemia||Drug: Ezetimibe Drug: Rosuvastatin||Phase 3|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||135 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||A Phase III, Open-label, Clinical Trial to Assess the Long Term Safety and Tolerability of MK-0653H in Japanese Patients With Hypercholesterolemia Who Have Inadequate LDL-C Control on Ezetimibe or Rosuvastatin Monotherapy|
|Actual Study Start Date :||May 18, 2016|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||December 11, 2017|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||December 11, 2017|
Experimental: Ezetimibe 10 mg + Rosuvastatin 2.5 mg
1 Ezetimibe 10 mg tablet and 1 Rosuvastatin 2.5 mg capsule/tablet orally, once daily for 52 weeks. If participant does not achieve low-density lipoprotein- cholesterol (LDL-C) goal after Week 12, dosage of Rosuvastatin may be increased to 5.0 mg
Experimental: Ezetimibe 10 mg + Rosuvastatin 5.0 mg
1 Ezetimibe 10 mg tablet and 2 Rosuvastatin 2.5 mg capsules/tablets orally, once daily for 52 weeks.
- Percentage of Participants Who Experience at Least 1 Adverse Event (AE) [ Time Frame: Up to 2 weeks post last dose of study drug (up to 54 weeks) ]An AE was any unfavorable and unintended sign (including an abnormal laboratory finding), symptom, or disease temporally associated with use of a medicinal product, regardless of whether or not it was considered related to the medicinal product. The percentage of participants who reported at least 1 AE was summarized.
- Percentage of Participants Who Had Study Drug Discontinued Due to an AE [ Time Frame: up to 52 weeks ]An AE was any unfavorable and unintended sign (including an abnormal laboratory finding), symptom, or disease temporally associated with use of a medicinal product, regardless of whether or not it was considered related to the medicinal product. The percentage of participants who had study drug discontinued due to an AE was summarized.
- Percentage Change From Baseline in Low-Density Lipoprotein-Cholesterol (LDL-C) [ Time Frame: Baseline (predose) and Week 52 ]Blood was collected at baseline (predose) and after 52 weeks of treatment to determine LDL-C levels. LDL-C was calculated using the Friedewald equation. If triglycerides (TG) exceeded 400 mg/dL (4.6 mmol/L), LDL-C was determined by beta quantification ultracentrifugation. The percentage change from baseline at Week 52 was summarized.
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|Study Director:||Medical Director||Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.|