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Safety & Efficacy of a Combination Niacin ER/Simvastatin in Patients With Dyslipidemia: A Dose-Ranging Study - SEACOAST

Information source: Kos Pharmaceuticals
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Condition(s) targeted: Hypercholesterolemia

Intervention: Niacin extended release and simvastatin tablets (Drug)

Phase: Phase 3

Status: Completed

Sponsored by: Kos Pharmaceuticals

Summary

The purpose of this study is to compare the effectiveness and safety of different doses of Niacin ER/Simvastatin (NS), in subjects with elevated fat levels in their blood (dyslipidemia).

Clinical Details

Official title: Safety & Efficacy of a Combination Niacin ER/Simvastatin in Patients With Dyslipidemia: A Dose-Ranging Study - SEACOAST

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Detailed description: The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacy and safety of different doses of Niacin ER/Simvastatin (NS), in subjects with elevated fat levels in their blood (dyslipidemia).

Eligibility

Minimum age: 21 Years. Maximum age: N/A. Gender(s): Both.

Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria:

- Patient has primary Type II hyperlipidemia or mixed dyslipidemia

- If the patient is currently taking anti-dyslipidemic medications other than Zocor,

he/she is willing to withdraw from these medications

- Reasonable compliance with a standard cholesterol-lowering diet for a minimum of 4

weeks prior to screening and for the duration of the study.

- LDL-C levels and/or Non HDL-C levels above normal for patients

This study will be conducted both in the USA and internationally. Exclusion Criteria:

- Patient has an allergy, hypersensitivity, or intolerance to niacin, statins, or their

derivatives

- HbA1c ≥ 9% in diabetic patients

Locations and Contacts

Additional Information

Related publications:

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