A Clinical Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Vildagliptin in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

This study has been completed.
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First received: October 12, 2005
Last updated: April 30, 2012
Last verified: April 2012

This study was not conducted in the United States. The purpose of this study was to assess the safety and effectiveness of a number of doses of vildagliptin, an unapproved drug, in the treatment of people with type 2 diabetes.

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

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Clinical Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Vildagliptin in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in HbA1c at 12 weeks

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline for postprandial glucose at 12 weeks
  • Change from baseline on fasting plasma glucose at 12 weeks
  • Change from baseline on postprandial glucose AUC at 12 weeks
  • Change from baseline in HOMA B at 12 weeks
  • Change from baseline in HOMA IR at 12 weeks

Enrollment: 291
Study Start Date: July 2004
Study Completion Date: June 2005
Primary Completion Date: June 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 75 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of type 2 diabetes
  • Patients who have been placed on diet and exercise therapy without achievement of glycemic control
  • Outpatients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Type 1 diabetes, diabetes that is a result of pancreatic injury, or secondary forms of diabetes
  • Significant cardiovascular diseases
  • Significant diabetic complications
  • Other protocol-defined exclusion criteria may apply
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00238498

Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00238498     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CLAF237A1202
Study First Received: October 12, 2005
Last Updated: April 30, 2012
Health Authority: Japan: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Type 2 diabetes

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

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