Comparison of Cardiovascular Outcomes of Pioglitazone and Metformin in Type 2 Diabetes Patients

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified November 2006 by Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India
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Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research Identifier:
First received: November 13, 2006
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2006
History: No changes posted

The study aims to see if there is any significant difference in the cardiovascular outcomes in type 2 diabetes patients who are treated with pioglitazone or Metformin

Condition Intervention Phase
Type 2 Diabetes
Drug: Pioglitazone vs Metformin
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: A Randomised Pilot Study to Compare the Effect of Pioglitazone and Metformin on Cardiovascular Morbidity and Mortality in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

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Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: January 2006

Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 60 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Newly diagnosed (less than six months since diagnosis and not controlled on dietary modifications) type 2 diabetic patients of both sexes aged 25-60 years.
  2. Ready to give written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Presence of ketonuria
  2. Severe concurrent, infection or illness
  3. History of hypersensitivity to any study drug
  4. Impaired renal function
  5. Pulmonary insufficiency with hypoxemia
  6. Severe hepatic disease
  7. Congestive heart failure
  8. History of myocardial infarction or angina(stable/unstable)
  9. History of alcohol or drug abuse
  10. Pregnant or lactating women -
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00399204

Contact: Samir Malhotra, MD, DM

PGIMER Recruiting
Chandigarh, India, 160012
Contact: Samir Malhotra, MD, DM   
Sub-Investigator: Samir Malhotra, MD,DM         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India
Study Chair: Promila Pandhi PGIMER
Principal Investigator: Nusrat Shafiq, MD,DM PGIMER
Study Director: Anil Bhansali, MD,DM PGIMER
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00399204     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Pharma6/701
Study First Received: November 13, 2006
Last Updated: November 13, 2006
Health Authority: India: Ministry of Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Endocrine System Diseases
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Hypoglycemic Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
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