Field Administration of Stroke Therapy-Blood Pressure Lowering "FAST-BP"


Phase 2 Results N/A

Summary of Purpose

This is an open, pilot, dose-escalation study of glyceryl trinitrate (GTN, Nitroglycerin) administered by paramedics in the field within 2 hours of symptom onset to 45 severely hypertensive stroke patients. The primary objective of the study is to evaluate the feasibility, safety, and physiologic efficacy of field-initiated glyceryl trinitrate in achieving modest reduction of blood pressure. Patients with acute...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 2 June 2015.

1 Apr 2013 6 Mar 2013 1 Dec 2015 Unavailable 1 Jun 2015 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Non-Randomized
  • Masking: Open Label
  • Purpose: Treatment
  • Endpoint: Safety/Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Single Group Assignment