Diabetes Study With Rosiglitazone Monotherapy Versus Metformin Or Glyburide/Glibenclamide

This study has been completed.
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First received: January 17, 2006
Last updated: April 11, 2013
Last verified: April 2013

The study will compare and evaluate the effects of long-term treatment of monotherapy with rosiglitazone, metformin and glyburide/glibenclamide on the improvement and maintenance of glycemic control in patients with recently diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Drug: Rosiglitazone
Drug: glyburide
Drug: metformin
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: A Randomized, Double-Blind Study to Compare the Durability of Glucose Lowering and Preservation of Pancreatic Beta-Cell Function of Rosiglitazone Monotherapy Compared to Metformin or Glyburide/Glibenclamide in Patients With Drug-Naive, Recently Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

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Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Time from randomization to the primary action point (monotherapy failure).

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Comparison of effects of long-term treatment with Rosiglitazone, Metformin, Glyburide: - maintenance/restoration of beta-cell function: HOMA IS, progression of microalbuminuria, fibrinolytic markers (PAI-1,fibrinogen, CRP).

Estimated Enrollment: 4100
Study Start Date: January 2000
Intervention Details:
    Drug: Rosiglitazone Drug: glyburide Drug: metformin
    Other Names:
    • metformin
    • Rosiglitazone
    • glyburide

Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 75 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion criteria:

  • Newly diagnosed patients (< 3years) with type 2 diabetes.
  • Fasting plasma glucose (FPG) range of 126-240 mg/dL at Screening.
  • No previous treatment with oral or parenteral glucose-lowering therapy.

Exclusion criteria:

  • History of lactic acidosis.
  • Anemia (<11g for males, <10 g for females).
  • Unstable or severe NY Heart Association-class 3 or 4.
  • Any NY Heart Association congestive heart failure.
  • Patients with chronic diseases requiring periodic or intermittent treatment with oral or intravenous corticosteroids.
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00279045

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00279045     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 49653/048
Study First Received: January 17, 2006
Last Updated: April 11, 2013
Health Authority: Canada: Health Canada
United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
type 2 diabetes monotherapy treatment naive

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

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