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Clevidipine in the Treatment of Patients With Severe Hypertension


Evaluation of the Effect of Ultrashort-Acting Clevidipine in the Treatment of Patients With Severe Hypertension (VELOCITY)




The purpose of this study is to determine the safety of clevidipine for treating severely elevated blood pressure in patients with or without major organ injury, especially with respect to controlled dose adjustment to desired effect and continuous infusion.

Study Status: Completed


Condition Intervention Phase
Hypertension Drug: Clevidipine Phase 3

Verified by The Medicines Company October, 2008

Sponsored by: The Medicines Company
Information provided by: The Medicines Company identifier: NCT00369837

Study Type: Interventional

Study Design: Treatment, Non-Randomized, Open Label, Uncontrolled, Single Group Assignment

The Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio 44195
United States

Charles V Pollack, MA MD FACEP., Principal Investigator
Frank Peacock, MD FACEP., Principal Investigator

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