Research Study

A Phase III, International, Multi-Center, Randomized, Double- Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Clinical Worsening Study of UT-15C in Subjects With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Receiving Background Oral Monotherapy
Principal Investigator 
John Swiston

Overview

Body Locations and Systems 
Pulmonary Hypertension
ClinicalTrials.gov# 
NCT01560624
Status 
Recruiting
Study Start/End 
Nov 30, 2012 to Aug 9, 2017
Locations 
Diamond Health Care Centre, St. Paul's Hospital, Vancouver General Hospital
Name/Title 
Dennis Solomon, Study Coordinator
Phone 
604-875-4111 ext.69831
Purpose of Study 

This study is an international, multicenter, randomized (1:1 oral treprostinil (UT-15C): placebo), double-blind, placebo-controlled study in subjects with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) who are currently receiving PDE-5 inhibitor or ERA for at least 30 days but not more than one year prior to randomization for their PAH. Study visits will occur in four week intervals for the first 12 weeks, then every 12 weeks thereafter with key measures of efficacy being time to first clinical worsening event and the 6-minute walk test at Week 24. Study procedures include routine blood tests, medical history, physical exams, disease evaluation, and exercise tests. Patients who complete all required assessments will also be eligible to enter a long-term, open-label, extension study (TDE-PH-311).

Eligibility 

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Disclaimer 

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