Efficacy and Safety of Vildagliptin Compared to Acarbose in Drug Naive Patients With Type 2 Diabetes
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This study is not being conducted in the United States. The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and effectiveness of vildagliptin, an unapproved drug, compared to acarbose in lowering overall blood glucose levels in people with type 2 diabetes who have not been previously treated with drug therapy to lower their blood sugar.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Not currently on drug therapy for type 2 diabetes
Body mass index (BMI) in the range 20-40
Blood glucose criteria must be met
Pregnancy or lactation
Type 1 diabetes
Evidence of significant diabetic complications
Evidence of serious cardiovascular conditions
Laboratory value abnormalities as defined by the protocol
Other protocol-defined exclusion criteria may apply.