Last updated on December 2019

Exercise Capacity Study of LCZ696 vs. Enalapril in Patients With Chronic Heart Failure and Reduced Ejection Fraction.

Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Chronic Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection Fraction
  • Age: Between 18 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with a diagnosis of chronic heart failure (NYHA class III) and reduced ejection fraction (LVEF 40%)
  • Reduced ability to exercise, evidenced by VO2peak 18 ml/min per kg
  • Patients must be on an ACEI or an ARB at a stable dose of at least enalapril 10 mg/d or equivalent for at least 4 weeks before study start

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of hypersensitivity or allergy to any of the study drugs, drugs of similar chemical classes, ACEIs, ARBs, or NEP inhibitors as well as known or suspected contraindications to the study drugs
  • Previous history of intolerance to recommended target doses of ACEIs or ARBs
  • Known history of angioedema
  • Requirement of treatment with both ACEIs and ARBs
  • Current acute decompensated HF (exacerbation of chronic HF manifested by signs and symptoms that may require intravenous therapy)
  • Symptomatic hypotension
  • impaired renal function
  • Pregnant or nursing (lactating) women Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply

Recruitment Status: Closed

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