Atorvastatin as Adjunctive Therapy in COVID-19 (STATCO19)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04380402|
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : May 8, 2020
Last Update Posted : May 22, 2020
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|COVID-19||Drug: Atorvastatin||Phase 2|
COVID-19 is caused by SARS-CoV-2, a β-coronavirus that binds to the zinc peptidase angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2). No drug is licensed to treat COVID-19, but adjunctive pharmacologic interventions have been proposed for their immunomodulatory effects, including statins. About 5% of cases are considered critical, with severe respiratory failure as well as myocarditis, and thromboses, and are associated with high fatality rate. Statins affect endothelial dysfunction and have anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory effects.
This prospective, randomized, open-label trial of atorvastatin as adjunctive treatment of COVID-19 in hospitalized patients aims to study:
- Will atorvastatin reduce progression to severe or critical COVID-19 disease and death compared to standard care?
- Will atorvastatin lead to improved clinical outcome of COVID-19 disease at 30 days compared to standard care?
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||300 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Prospective Randomized Open-label Trial of Atorvastatin as Adjunctive Treatment of COVID-19|
|Estimated Study Start Date :||May 20, 2020|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||December 31, 2021|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||May 8, 2022|
Atorvastatin 40 mg tablet
Other Name: atorvastatin calcium
No Intervention: Control
- Proportion of patients that progress to severe or critical requiring ICU admission and/or emergency salvage therapy, or death [ Time Frame: 30 days ]Proportion of patients in each arm that progress to severe or critical requiring ICU admission and/or emergency salvage therapy, or death, as described by WHO Ordinal Scale for Clinical Improvement scores 5-8 with higher being worse.
- Overall score of patients in each arm on Day 7 based on WHO Ordinal Scale for Clinical Improvement [ Time Frame: 7 days ]Description of clinical status of patients in each arm based on WHO Ordinal Scale of Clinical Improvement on Day 7, scores 1-8 with higher being worse.
- Overall score of patients in each arm on Day 30 based on WHO Ordinal Scale for Clinical Improvement [ Time Frame: 30 days ]Description of clinical status of patients in each arm based on WHO Ordinal Scale of Clinical Improvement on Day 30, scores 1-8 with higher being worse.
- Proportions of patients in each arm who test negative for SARS-CoV-2 on Day 7 [ Time Frame: 7 days ]Proportions of patients in each arm who are tested on Day 7 and have negative PCR
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04380402
|Contact: Lin H Chen, MDemail@example.com|
|Principal Investigator:||Lin H Chen, MD||Mount Auburn Hospital|