A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel, 12-Week Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Ezetimibe/Simvastatin Combination Tablet Versus Atorvastatin in Elderly Patients With Hypercholesterolemia at High or Moderately High Risk for Coronary Heart Disease

Trial Profile

A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel, 12-Week Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Ezetimibe/Simvastatin Combination Tablet Versus Atorvastatin in Elderly Patients With Hypercholesterolemia at High or Moderately High Risk for Coronary Heart Disease

Completed
Phase of Trial: Phase III

Latest Information Update: 19 Apr 2017

At a glance

  • Drugs Ezetimibe/simvastatin (Primary) ; Atorvastatin
  • Indications Hypercholesterolaemia; Hyperlipidaemia
  • Focus Registrational; Therapeutic Use
  • Acronyms VYTELD
  • Sponsors Merck & Co
  • Most Recent Events

    • 19 Jan 2013 Planned number of patients changed from 1293 to 1361 as reported by European Clinical Trials Database.
    • 18 Oct 2012 Planned number of patients changed from 1275 to 1293.
    • 24 May 2010 Actual patient number changed from 1289 to 1298 as reported by ClinicalTrials.gov.
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