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Cincinnati, Ohio 45229


Purpose:

The purpose of this study is to determine if implitapide, used in conjunction with other lipid-lowering therapies, is safe and effective when compared to placebo in lowering low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) in patients with homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH).


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: In order to participate in this study, patients must meet all of the following inclusion criteria: - be between 8 and 70 years old with a diagnosis of HoFH; - be stable on and maintain concomitant therapy with hypolipidemic drugs or treatments; - have an appropriate calculated, fasting LDL-C levels and an appropriate triglyceride (TG) level; - be male or nonpregnant, nonlactating female; - give informed consent; and - meet body weight and height requirements. Exclusion Criteria: In order to participate in this study, patients must not meet any of the following exclusion criteria: - recent myocardial infarction, percutaneous transluminal coronary intervention, coronary artery bypass graft surgery, or cerebrovascular accident; - uncontrolled hypothyroidism or other uncontrolled endocrine disease; - known, clinically significant eye abnormalities (e.g., cataracts); - appropriate serum creatinine phosphokinase levels; - history of liver disease or liver enzyme levels above appropriate levels; - alkaline phosphatase above appropriate levels; - liver cirrhosis and severe liver steatosis; - clinically significant infection, malignancy, or psychosis; - use of oral anticoagulants or digoxin, unless the dose has been stable for 4 weeks; - participation in any other investigational study, including device or observational studies, within 30 days; - lactating or have a positive serum pregnancy test; - history of or current drug or alcohol abuse; or - unwillingness to comply with study procedures, including follow-up, as specified by this protocol, or unwillingness to cooperate fully with the investigator.


NCT ID:

NCT00079846


Primary Contact:

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Backup Contact:

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Location Contact:

Cincinnati, Ohio 45229
United States



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Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: December 12, 2017

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