Ranolazine in Diastolic Heart Failure

2014-08-27 03:12:10 | BioPortfolio


Patients with CAD and clinical symptoms of heart failure or patients with suspected heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) will be enrolled. Study drug will be given as continuous IV infusion followed by oral treatment for 13 days. LV pressures and hemodynamic data will be measured prior to and after administration of study drug. In addition, Doppler ECHO, cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET), and NT-pro-BNP determination will be performed. Adverse events and safety labs will be collected and monitored.


This is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled proof-of-concept study of ranolazine in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF). Patients will be randomized to receive ranolazine or placebo in a 1.5:1 ratio (12 ranolazine: 8 placebo).

Treatment will consist of intravenous infusion of study drug followed by oral treatment for a total of 14 days treatment period. Study contact will be made approximately 14 days after the treatment period to assess safety.

Cardiac catheterization will be performed for LV pressures and hemodynamic measurements before and after drug administration. Doppler ECHO, CPET, and NT-pro-BNP determination will be performed at screening and at end of study. Adverse events and safety labs will be monitored and collected.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)


Diastolic Heart Failure


Ranolazine, Saline 0.9% and placebo tablet


University Medicine Goettingen (UMG)




Gilead Sciences

Results (where available)

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