Extension to a Study on the Efficacy and Safety of Vildagliptin Compared to Metformin in Drug Naive Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00138567
First received: August 27, 2005
Last updated: May 4, 2012
Last verified: May 2012
  Purpose

This is a 52-week extension to a study to assess the safety and effectiveness of vildagliptin, an unapproved drug, compared to metformin in lowering overall blood glucose levels in people with type 2 diabetes who have not been previously treated with drug therapy to lower their blood sugar. The purpose of the extension study is to gather data on the long-term safety and effectiveness of vildagliptin in people with type 2 diabetes.


Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Drug: vildagliptin
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Extension to a Study on the Efficacy and Safety of Vildagliptin Compared to Metformin in Drug Naive Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety during 104 weeks of treatment
  • Change from baseline in HbA1c at 104 weeks

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in HbA1c between 52 weeks and 104 weeks
  • Change in fasting plasma glucose between 52 weeks and 104 weeks
  • Change from baseline in fasting plasma glucose at 104 weeks
  • Change from baseline in HOMA B at 104 weeks
  • Change in HOMA B between 52 weeks and 104 weeks

Estimated Enrollment: 530
Study Start Date: January 2005
Study Completion Date: August 2006
Primary Completion Date: August 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 78 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Only patients successfully completing study CLAF237A2309 are eligible
  • Written informed consent
  • Ability to comply with all study requirements

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Premature discontinuation from CLAF237A2309
  • Other protocol-defined exclusion criteria may apply
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00138567

Locations
United States, New Jersey
Novartis Investigative Site
East Hanover, New Jersey, United States, 07936
Germany
Novartis Investigative site
Investigative Centers, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis
Investigators
Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00138567     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CLAF237A2309E1
Study First Received: August 27, 2005
Last Updated: May 4, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Type 2 diabetes
vildagliptin

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Vildagliptin
Metformin
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Pharmacologic Actions
Dipeptidyl-Peptidase IV Inhibitors
Protease Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action

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