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Study Comparing Muraglitazar With Glimepiride in Type 2 Diabetics Who Are Not Controlled With Metformin Alone

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00095030
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 1, 2004
Last Update Posted : September 14, 2010
Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC
Information provided by:
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this clinical research study is to learn whether a muraglitazar-metformin combination is at least as effective as a glimepiride-metformin combination to treat type 2 diabetics who are not sufficiently controlled with metformin alone. The safety of this treatment will also be studied.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 Drug: muraglitazar Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 1752 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 3, Randomized, Three-Arm, Double-blind, Active Controlled, Parallel Group, Multicenter Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Muraglitazar in Combination With Metformin Compared to Glimepiride in Combination With Metformin in Subjects Wtih Type 2 Diabetes Who Have Inadequate Glycemic Control on Metformin Therapy Alone
Study Start Date : February 2004
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2006

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in baseline HbA1c after 52 weeks

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in lipids after 52 weeks; safety and efficacy when administered with metformin after 52 weeks

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subject with Type 2 diabetes receiving treatment with at least 1,500 mg but not greater than 3000 mg of stable metformin therapy for at least 6 weeks prior to screening
  • HbA1c >or = 7% and < or = 10%
  • Fasting c-peptide > or = 1.0 umol
  • Body Mass Index < or = 41 kg/m2
  • Mean serum triglycerides < or = 600 mg/dl

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00095030

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00095030    
Other Study ID Numbers: CV168-048
First Posted: November 1, 2004    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 14, 2010
Last Verified: September 2007
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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Diabetes Mellitus
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases