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Study of Muraglitazar Versus Pioglitazone in Type 2 Diabetes

This study has been completed.
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
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Bristol-Myers Squibb Identifier:
First received: March 31, 2005
Last updated: September 10, 2010
Last verified: September 2007
The purpose of this study is to compare Muraglitazar and Pioglitazone in patients with Type 2 Diabetes. Both the safety and blood sugar lowering effects of these treatments will be studied.

Condition Intervention Phase
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Drug: Muraglitazar Drug: Pioglitazone Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 3, Randomized, Double-blind, Active Controlled, Multicenter Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Muraglitazar (BMS-298585) Compared to Pioglitazone in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes Who Have Inadequate Glycemic Control

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in HBA1c from baseline to Week 24

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change for baseline in TG and HDL-C at Week 24
  • Change from baseline in FPG, fasting insulin, fasting c-peptide, body mass index, body weight, waist circumferance, SBP and DBP.
  • To assess safety and tolerability of both Muraglitazar regimens relative to pioglitazone regimen when administered for up to 24 weeks

Estimated Enrollment: 1440
Study Start Date: August 2005
Study Completion Date: August 2006
Primary Completion Date: August 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • HbA1c > = 8.0% and < = 12.0%
  • Serum triglyceride concentration < = 600 mg/dL
  • Fasting c-peptide > = 1.0 ng/ml
  • Body mass index < = 41 kg/m2
  • Drug naive patients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of MI (myocardial infarction), coronary angioplasty or bypass graft(s), valvular disease or repair, unstable angina pectoris, transient ischemic attack (TIA), cerebrovascular accidents, accelerated/malignant hypertension, or hypertension related CHF (congestive heart failure) within six months prior to screening and during the Lead-In Phase.
  • Women of child Bearing Potential
  • Uncontrolled hypertension, CHF defined as New York Heart Association (NYHA) Class II, III and IV, exacerbation of previously stable CHF (any NYHA class) or uncontrolled cardiac arrhythmia in the 30 days prior to screening and during the Lead-In Phase.
  • History of renal disease, bladder cancer, pulmonary disease, gastrointestinal disease, active liver disease or endocrine disease.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00106808

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Bristol-Myers Squibb
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
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Additional Information: Identifier: NCT00106808     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CV168-062
Study First Received: March 31, 2005
Last Updated: September 10, 2010

Keywords provided by Bristol-Myers Squibb:
Type 2 Diabetes

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Glycine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on June 23, 2017