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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2006-003963-30
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:D2456C00002
    National Competent Authority:Malta - ADM
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2007-01-18
    Trial results View results
    Index
    A. PROTOCOL INFORMATION
    B. SPONSOR INFORMATION
    C. APPLICANT IDENTIFICATION
    D. IMP IDENTIFICATION
    D.8 INFORMATION ON PLACEBO
    E. GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE TRIAL
    F. POPULATION OF TRIAL SUBJECTS
    G. INVESTIGATOR NETWORKS TO BE INVOLVED IN THE TRIAL
    N. REVIEW BY THE COMPETENT AUTHORITY OR ETHICS COMMITTEE IN THE COUNTRY CONCERNED
    P. END OF TRIAL
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    A. Protocol Information
    A.1Member State ConcernedMalta - ADM
    A.2EudraCT number2006-003963-30
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A Double-blind, Randomised, 4-arm Parallel Group, Multicentre, 8-week, Phase III Study to Assess the Antihypertensive Efficacy and Safety of the Combination of Candesartan Cilexetil 32 mg and Hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg in Comparison with Candesartan Cilexetil 32 mg, Hydrochlorothiazide 25 mg and Placebo in Hypertensive Adults.
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberD2456C00002
    A.7Trial is part of a Paediatric Investigation Plan Information not present in EudraCT
    A.8EMA Decision number of Paediatric Investigation Plan
    B. Sponsor Information
    B.Sponsor: 1
    B.1.1Name of SponsorAstraZeneca AB
    B.1.3.4CountrySweden
    B.3.1 and B.3.2Status of the sponsorCommercial
    B.4 Source(s) of Monetary or Material Support for the clinical trial:
    B.4.1Name of organisation providing support
    B.4.2Country
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisation
    B.5.2Functional name of contact point
    D. IMP Identification
    D.IMP: 1
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleTest
    D.2 Status of the IMP to be used in the clinical trial
    D.2.1IMP to be used in the trial has a marketing authorisation Yes
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name Atacand Plus
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderNV AstraZeneca SA
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationBelgium
    D.2.5The IMP has been designated in this indication as an orphan drug in the Community No
    D.2.5.1Orphan drug designation number
    D.3 Description of the IMP
    D.3.1Product nameCandesartan cilexetil/hydrochlorothiazide 16/12.5 mg
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Tablet
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPOral use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNCandesartan cilexetil
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number16
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNHydrochlorothiazide
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number12.5
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin Yes
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) No
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.1Somatic cell therapy medicinal product No
    D.3.11.3.2Gene therapy medical product No
    D.3.11.3.3Tissue Engineered Product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.5Radiopharmaceutical medicinal product No
    D.3.11.6Immunological medicinal product (such as vaccine, allergen, immune serum) No
    D.3.11.7Plasma derived medicinal product No
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product No
    D.3.11.9Recombinant medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.10Medicinal product containing genetically modified organisms No
    D.3.11.11Herbal medicinal product No
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product No
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product No
    D.IMP: 2
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleComparator
    D.2 Status of the IMP to be used in the clinical trial
    D.2.1IMP to be used in the trial has a marketing authorisation Yes
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name Atacand
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderNV AstraZeneca SA
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationBelgium
    D.2.5The IMP has been designated in this indication as an orphan drug in the Community No
    D.2.5.1Orphan drug designation number
    D.3 Description of the IMP
    D.3.1Product nameAtacand 32 mg
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Tablet
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPOral use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNCandesartan cilexetil
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number32
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin Yes
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) No
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.1Somatic cell therapy medicinal product No
    D.3.11.3.2Gene therapy medical product No
    D.3.11.3.3Tissue Engineered Product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.5Radiopharmaceutical medicinal product No
    D.3.11.6Immunological medicinal product (such as vaccine, allergen, immune serum) No
    D.3.11.7Plasma derived medicinal product No
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product No
    D.3.11.9Recombinant medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.10Medicinal product containing genetically modified organisms No
    D.3.11.11Herbal medicinal product No
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product No
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product No
    D.IMP: 3
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleComparator
    D.2 Status of the IMP to be used in the clinical trial
    D.2.1IMP to be used in the trial has a marketing authorisation No
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name Hydrochlorothiazide
    D.2.5The IMP has been designated in this indication as an orphan drug in the Community No
    D.2.5.1Orphan drug designation number
    D.3 Description of the IMP
    D.3.1Product nameHydrochlorothiazide 12.5 mg
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Tablet
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPOral use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNHydrochlorothiazide
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number12.5
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin Yes
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) No
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.1Somatic cell therapy medicinal product No
    D.3.11.3.2Gene therapy medical product No
    D.3.11.3.3Tissue Engineered Product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.5Radiopharmaceutical medicinal product No
    D.3.11.6Immunological medicinal product (such as vaccine, allergen, immune serum) No
    D.3.11.7Plasma derived medicinal product No
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product No
    D.3.11.9Recombinant medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.10Medicinal product containing genetically modified organisms No
    D.3.11.11Herbal medicinal product No
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product No
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product No
    D.8 Information on Placebo
    D.8 Placebo: 1
    D.8.1Is a Placebo used in this Trial?Yes
    D.8.3Pharmaceutical form of the placeboTablet
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboOral use
    D.8 Placebo: 2
    D.8.1Is a Placebo used in this Trial?Yes
    D.8.3Pharmaceutical form of the placeboTablet
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboOral use
    D.8 Placebo: 3
    D.8.1Is a Placebo used in this Trial?Yes
    D.8.3Pharmaceutical form of the placeboTablet
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboOral use
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    Hypertension
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 9
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10020772
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    1.To compare sitting DBP lowering effect of candesartan cilexetil (candesartan)/hydrochlorothiazide (HCT) 32/25 mg with that of candesartan 32 mg.
    2. To compare sitting Systolic Blood Pressure (SBP) lowering effect of candesartan /HCT 32/25 mg with that of candesartan 32 mg.
    3. To compare sitting DBP lowering effect of candesartan/HCT 32/25 mg with that of HCT 25 mg.
    4. To compare sitting SBP lowering effect of candesartan/HCT 32/25 mg with that of HCT 25 mg.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    ··To compare candesartan/HCT 32/25 mg and each of its components to placebo with regard to change in sitting blood pressures.
    ·To compare candesartan/HCT 32/25 mg to its components and to placebo with regard to hypertension control rate at the end of the study (patients with controlled sitting SBP and DBP are defined as having SBP <140 mmHg and DBP <90 mmHg at the end of the study).
    ·To describe safety of the study treatments with regard to adverse events including those that lead to treatment discontinuation as well as with regard to pulse rate, laboratory, electrocardiographic and physical examination findings.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    Patients will be eligible for the study if they fulfil all of the following criteria:

    1. Provision of signed Informed Consent.
    2. Male or female aged 20-80 years.
    3. Primary hypertension, untreated or treated with a maximum of 2 antihypertensive
    drugs (substances), which the patient and the physician are willing to withdraw at
    enrolment and replace with placebo.
    4. Mean sitting DBP 90-114 mmHg (value calculated in the eCRF) at Visits 1 and 2.

    Patients will be eligible for randomisation (Visit 4) if they fulfil the following criterion:

    5. Mean sitting DBP of 90-114 mmHg (value calculated in the eCRF) at the end of the
    4-week single-blind placebo run-in period. The run-in period should not be shorter
    than 4 weeks.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    Patients will be excluded from the study if they fulfil any of the following criteria:

    1. Involvement in the planning and conduct of the study (applies to both AstraZeneca
    staff, Contract Research Organisation staff or staff at the investigational centre).
    2. Pregnant or lactating women, or women of childbearing potential not practising an
    adequate method of contraception eg, intrauterine device, oral contraception or
    progesterone implant. Pregnancy must be excluded by a negative pregnancy test at
    Visit 1.
    3. Secondary or malignant hypertension.
    4. Sitting SBP of 180 mmHg or more.
    5. Myocardial infarction, stroke, coronary bypass surgery or transient ischaemic attack within 6 months before enrolment.
    6. Angina pectoris requiring more treatment than short-acting nitrates.
    7. Chronic use of NSAIDs.
    8. Aortic or mitral valve stenosis.
    9. Cardiac failure requiring treatment.
    10. Cardiac arrhythmia requiring treatment.
    11. Gout.
    12. Renal artery stenosis or kidney transplantation.
    13. Intravascular volume depletion.
    14. Hypersensitivity to any component of the investigational products or to any
    sulphonamide derived drugs.
    15. Concomitant disease which may interfere with the assessment of the patient.
    16. Past or present alcohol or drug abuse, or any condition associated with poor
    compliance that in the opinion of the investigator might affect the patient’s
    participation in the study.
    17. Chronic liver disease.
    18. Concomitant or previous treatment with any other investigational drug within 20
    days of enrolment.
    19. Previous enrolment in the present study.

    Patients will be excluded at Visit 2 if they fulfil any of the following criteria:

    20. Liver enzyme values above three times the upper limit of the central laboratory’s
    reference range for S-ASAT or S-ALAT (based on sample taken at Visit 1).
    21. S-creatinine of 180 μmol/l or above for men and of 140 μmol/l or above for women (based on sample taken at Visit 1).
    22. S-sodium, S-potassium or S-calcium outside the reference range of the central
    laboratory (based on sample taken at Visit 1).

    Patients will be excluded from randomisation (Visit 4) if they fulfil the following criteria:

    23. Positive pregnancy test
    24. Less than 85% compliance with study medication during the run-in phase between Visit 2 and Visit 4.

    (Sitting DBP 90 – 114 mmHg criterion should also be fulfilled, see Section 3.3.2, Inclusion criteria, No. 5)
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Change in sitting DBP (24 hours after dose) from baseline (randomisation) to the end of the study (8 weeks).
    Change in sitting SBP (24 hours after dose) from baseline (randomisation) to the end of the study (8 weeks)
    E.6 and E.7 Scope of the trial
    E.6Scope of the trial
    E.6.1Diagnosis No
    E.6.2Prophylaxis No
    E.6.3Therapy Yes
    E.6.4Safety Yes
    E.6.5Efficacy Yes
    E.6.6Pharmacokinetic No
    E.6.7Pharmacodynamic No
    E.6.8Bioequivalence No
    E.6.9Dose response No
    E.6.10Pharmacogenetic No
    E.6.11Pharmacogenomic No
    E.6.12Pharmacoeconomic No
    E.6.13Others No
    E.7Trial type and phase
    E.7.1Human pharmacology (Phase I) No
    E.7.1.1First administration to humans No
    E.7.1.2Bioequivalence study No
    E.7.1.3Other No
    E.7.1.3.1Other trial type description
    E.7.2Therapeutic exploratory (Phase II) No
    E.7.3Therapeutic confirmatory (Phase III) Yes
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) No
    E.8 Design of the trial
    E.8.1Controlled Yes
    E.8.1.1Randomised Yes
    E.8.1.2Open No
    E.8.1.3Single blind No
    E.8.1.4Double blind Yes
    E.8.1.5Parallel group Yes
    E.8.1.6Cross over No
    E.8.1.7Other No
    E.8.2 Comparator of controlled trial
    E.8.2.1Other medicinal product(s) Yes
    E.8.2.2Placebo Yes
    E.8.2.3Other No
    E.8.2.3.1Comparator description
    Candesartan Cilexetil and Hydrochlorothiazide
    E.8.3 The trial involves single site in the Member State concerned No
    E.8.4 The trial involves multiple sites in the Member State concerned Yes
    E.8.4.1Number of sites anticipated in Member State concerned2
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States Yes
    E.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA59
    E.8.6 Trial involving sites outside the EEA
    E.8.6.1Trial being conducted both within and outside the EEA Yes
    E.8.6.2Trial being conducted completely outside of the EEA Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.6.3If E.8.6.1 or E.8.6.2 are Yes, specify the regions in which trial sites are planned
    E.8.7Trial has a data monitoring committee No
    E.8.8 Definition of the end of the trial and justification where it is not the last visit of the last subject undergoing the trial
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years1
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months3
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial days0
    F. Population of Trial Subjects
    F.1 Age Range
    F.1.1Trial has subjects under 18 No
    F.1.1.1In Utero Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.2Preterm newborn infants (up to gestational age < 37 weeks) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.3Newborns (0-27 days) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.4Infants and toddlers (28 days-23 months) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.5Children (2-11years) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) Yes
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.2 Gender
    F.2.1Female Yes
    F.2.2Male Yes
    F.3 Group of trial subjects
    F.3.1Healthy volunteers No
    F.3.2Patients Yes
    F.3.3Specific vulnerable populations Yes
    F.3.3.1Women of childbearing potential not using contraception For clinical trials recorded in the database before the 10th March 2011 this question read: "Women of childbearing potential" and did not include the words "not using contraception". An answer of yes could have included women of child bearing potential whether or not they would be using contraception. The answer should therefore be understood in that context. This trial was recorded in the database on 2007-01-18. Yes
    F.3.3.2Women of child-bearing potential using contraception Yes
    F.3.3.3Pregnant women No
    F.3.3.4Nursing women No
    F.3.3.5Emergency situation No
    F.3.3.6Subjects incapable of giving consent personally No
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state110
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 1206
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 2000
    G. Investigator Networks to be involved in the Trial
    N. Review by the Competent Authority or Ethics Committee in the country concerned
    N.Competent Authority Decision Authorised
    N.Date of Competent Authority Decision2007-01-30
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2007-02-09
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2008-02-04
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