Hypertension in children ages 6- 17

High blood pressure (hypertension) in children is blood pressure that's the same as or > than 95 percent of children who are the same sex, age and height as your child. Learn More

Phase: III

Time Frame:  13 months

Age requirements: 6- 17 years of age

Compensation: Up to $845

Key Inclusion Criteria:

• The subject has hypertension (primary or secondary) defined as clinic seDBP ≥95th percentile (by age, gender, and height) or ≥90th percentile (by age, gender, height) if chronic renal disease, diabetes, heart failure or hypertensive target organ damage is present.

• Patient is untreated, or willing, and in the opinion of their treating physician, can safely be withdrawn from previous antihypertensive medications for a maximum of 4 weeks prior to randomization.

• Male and female patients of childbearing potential must agree to use a method of birth control.

Additional Criteria:
At screening visit, additional criteria will be reviewed to determine eligibility for the study. Qualified participants will receive study medication, medical care and compensation for the time and travel of each completed study visit.

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