Heart Failure Clinical Trial

Study of Sildenafil in Patient With Heart Failure.

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine if sildenafil (Viagra) improves exercise tolerance.

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Full Description

Patients will undergo an exercise stress test. One dose of Sildenafil will then be given, followed by a one hour rest period. A repeat exercise stress test will then be repeated.

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Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

Age 18 - 75 Ejection fraction <35% Heart failure limited by fatigue and shortness of breath -

Exclusion Criteria:

Inability to exercise. Patients with shortness of breath while resting. Patient requiring intravenous medication. Patients taking the following medications: nitroglycerine pill/patch/paste, isordil and Imdur

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Study is for people with:

Heart Failure

Phase:

Phase 3

Estimated Enrollment:

40

Study ID:

NCT00309816

Recruitment Status:

Completed

Sponsor:

Massachusetts General Hospital

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Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston Massachusetts, 02114, United States

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Study is for people with:

Heart Failure

Phase:

Phase 3

Estimated Enrollment:

40

Study ID:

NCT00309816

Recruitment Status:

Completed

Sponsor:


Massachusetts General Hospital

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