Mechanism of Action and Efficacy of Muraglitazar in Type 2 Diabetes

This study has been completed.
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
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Bristol-Myers Squibb Identifier:
First received: October 29, 2004
Last updated: September 10, 2010
Last verified: September 2007
The purpose of this study is to learn more about how muraglitazar lowers blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. The safety of this treatment will also be studied.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Drug: Muraglitazar
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: Mechanism of Action and Efficacy of Muraglitazar (BMS298585) in the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetic Patients

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Further study details as provided by Bristol-Myers Squibb:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The change from baseline in insulin medicated glucose disposal after 16 weeks of treatment with Muraglitazar

Estimated Enrollment: 42
Study Start Date: May 2004
Study Completion Date: May 2006
Primary Completion Date: May 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Type 2 diabetes;
  • Serum triglyceride concentration < or = 600 mg/dL;
  • Body mass index < or = 37 kg/m2

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Type 1 diabetes;
  • History of myocardial infarction (MI), coronary angioplasty, bypass graft(s), valvular disease, unstable angina pectoris, transient ischemic attack (TIA), or cerebrovascular accident (CVA) within 6 months;
  • Congestive heart failure (NYHA Class III and IV);
  • Uncontrolled hypertension;
  • Women of Child Bearing Potential
  • History of renal disease, peripheral vascular disease (PVD), pulmonary disease, gastrointestinal disease, active liver disease, or endocrine disease
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00094991

United States, Texas
Local Institution
San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78229-3900
Local Institution
Pisa, Italy
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information

Additional Information: Identifier: NCT00094991     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CV168-026 
Study First Received: October 29, 2004
Last Updated: September 10, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Bristol-Myers Squibb:
Type 2 diabetes

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Diabetes Mellitus
Endocrine System Diseases
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on May 02, 2016