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Survey to Assess Why People Are Not Responding to Treatment in Hypertension

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01071681
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 19, 2010
Last Update Posted : November 2, 2011
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Brief Summary:
This study will describe the factors influencing the physician in face of elevated blood pressure in already treated patients

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Arterial Hypertension Drug: Telmisartan (Kinzal/Pritor, BAY68-9291)

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 1589 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Observational Survey Assessing the Factors of Treatment Intensification in Uncontrolled Hypertensive Patients Under a Combination Therapy, Either Fixed or Not, of a Renin-Angiotensin System Blocker (RASB) and Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ), According to Their Level of Cardiovascular Risk.
Study Start Date : November 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2010

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Drug Information available for: Telmisartan

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Group 1 Drug: Telmisartan (Kinzal/Pritor, BAY68-9291)
Patients under daily life treatment receiving Pritor according to local drug information.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percentage of patients, according to the level of cardiovascular risk, who, at the end of the visit:- do not present any modification of hypertension treatment (therapeutic inertia) - present a change in the hypertension therapeutic [ Time Frame: on day 1 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Analyses of the factors that had an impact on the therapeutic decision [ Time Frame: on day 1 ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Uncontrolled hypertensive patients under a combination therapy, either fixed or not, of a renin-angiotensin system blocker and hydrochlorothiazide

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Men or women over 18
  • Hypertensive patients
  • Uncontrolled hypertension (blood pressure >/=140/90 mmHg on the day of consultation or >/=130/80 mmHg in diabetic patients or in patients suffering from kidney failure, or in elderly patients with a systolic blood pressure >/=150 mmHg (in the absence of orthostatic hypotension)
  • Patients treated with a combination, fixed or not, of Renin-Angiotensin System Blocker (RASB) + Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ)
  • Patients examined in common medical care practice, whatever the reason for consultation
  • Patients informed of the study

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01071681

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Many Locations, France
Sponsors and Collaborators
International Clinical Trials Association
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Study Director: Bayer Study Director Bayer

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Responsible Party: Medical Director, Bayer Schering Pharma AG Identifier: NCT01071681    
Other Study ID Numbers: 14675
KL0911FR ( Other Identifier: Company Internal )
BI INTENS ( Other Identifier: Company Internal )
First Posted: February 19, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 2, 2011
Last Verified: November 2011
Keywords provided by Bayer:
Arterial hypertension
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Antihypertensive Agents
Angiotensin II Type 1 Receptor Blockers
Angiotensin Receptor Antagonists
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action