Use of Simvastatin for the Prevention of Vasospasm in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage


Phase N/A Results

Summary of Purpose

The purpose of this study is to test whether treatment with a drug called Simvastatin prevents and improves outcome in patients who have Subarachnoid bleeding. Simvastatin is currently approved for the treatment of high cholesterol levels. Trial Stopped: Study PI left the institution and study was stopped at that time.

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 22 October 2015.

1 May 2007 15 Jun 2007 1 Feb 2009 1 Jun 2009 1 Oct 2015 22 Jul 2015
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
  • Purpose: Prevention
  • Endpoint: Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


  • 1st Contact: Karriem S Watson, MS, CCRC 312-355-0334 2nd Contact: Nada Mlinarevich, RN, MPH 312-413-8128