An Investigational Drug Co-Administered With Insulin in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes (0478-065)

This study has been terminated.
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier:
First received: August 12, 2005
Last updated: December 22, 2014
Last verified: December 2014
This is a study to evaluate the effectiveness and tolerability of an investigational drug in patients with type 2 diabetes (a specific type of diabetes) who are not currently treated with insulin.

Condition Intervention Phase
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Drug: MK0478 (muraglitazar)
Drug: Comparator: placebo
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Study to Assess the Efficacy and Tolerability of MK0478 (Muraglitazar, Also, BMS 298585) Coadministered With Insulin in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

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Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The difference in daily dose requirements of insulin after 24 weeks

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • (a) HbA1C; (b) FPG; (c) Percent of patients with HbA1C <7.0%; (d) TG, HDL-C, non-HDL-C and apolipoprotein B; (e) Free Fatty Acids (FFA); (f) the incidence of hypoglycemic events at 24 weeks

Estimated Enrollment: 600
Study Start Date: September 2005
Study Completion Date: November 2005
Primary Completion Date: November 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
The duration of treatment is 30 weeks.

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • People between the ages of 18 and 70 who have a specific type of diabetes called type 2 diabetes which is currently being treated only with oral medication(s). (Patients currently taking insulin would not be allowed to participate.)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • People who have specific diseases (such as liver disease, gallbladder disease, pancreatitis, severe blood disorders or history of neoplastic diseases) which will be discussed by the study doctor and for which study participation would not be allowed.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00130806

Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier: NCT00130806     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0478-065  2005_020 
Study First Received: August 12, 2005
Last Updated: December 22, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Diabetes Mellitus
Endocrine System Diseases
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on February 04, 2016