Efficacy and Safety of Vildagliptin in Combination With Metformin in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
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Many people with type 2 diabetes cannot maintain target blood glucose levels when taking a single oral drug. The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and effectiveness of two doses of vildagliptin, an unapproved drug, when added to metformin in people with type 2 diabetes who are not at target blood glucose levels on metformin alone.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 78 Years (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Blood glucose criteria must be met
On a stable dose of metformin as defined by the protocol
Body mass index (BMI) in the range 22-45
Type 1 diabetes
Pregnancy or lactation
Evidence of serious diabetic complications
Evidence of serious cardiovascular complications
Laboratory value abnormalities as defined by the protocol
Other protocol-defined exclusion criteria may apply