Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a general term for conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels. It’s usually associated with a build-up of fatty deposits inside the arteries, and an increased risk of blood clots.
Do you suffer from cardiovascular disease?
This clinical research study is looking at the safety and effectiveness of an investigational medication option for people with to prevent cardiovascular events in participants with established cardiovascular disease.
Would you like to take part?
As a volunteer in a research study, you’ll receive personal, study-related medical care from the study doctor and regular follow up on your health to monitor the effectiveness of the care you’ll receive. The results of this research will be used to find out if the experimental medication being studied will be of benefit to others with CVD, and whether it will be made widely available to all Canadians with CVD. Study volunteers are an important part of moving medical care forward.
You may qualify to participate in this study if you:
- Experience myocardial infarction: ≥ 3 months from screening and randomization to ≤ 10 years prior to the screening visit
- Experience ischemic stroke: ≥ 3 months from screening and randomization to ≤ 10 years prior to the screening visit
- Have clinically significant symptomatic peripheral artery disease
You may not qualify to participate if you:
- Have uncontrolled hypertension
- Have a history of malignancy of any organ system
- Have a history of hemorrhagic stroke or other major bleeding
- Have an active liver disease or hepatic dysfunction
- Have significant kidney disease
There are other eligibility requirements that the study doctor will review. Only the study doctor can finally determine whether you are eligible to participate in the study or not.