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Long-Term Study of Safety and Efficacy of WelChol® as an Additional Therapy in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Daiichi Sankyo Inc. Identifier:
First received: September 7, 2005
Last updated: December 26, 2007
Last verified: December 2007
This extension study is designed to evaluate the long-term safety and tolerability of colesevelam hydrochloride (WelChol®) in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Condition Intervention Phase
Type 2 Diabetes
Drug: Colesevelam hydrochloride
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multi-Center, 52-Week, Open-Label Extension Study (From Studies WEL-301, WEL-302, and WEL-303) to Evaluate the Long-Term Safety and Tolerability of WelChol® in Type 2 Diabetic Patients

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Further study details as provided by Daiichi Sankyo Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate safety and tolerability of colesevelam hydrochloride as add-on therapy

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess the long-term effect on hemoglobin A1c
  • To assess the long-term effect on fasting plasma glucose
  • To assess effects on lipids and lipoproteins

Estimated Enrollment: 780
Study Start Date: December 2004
Study Completion Date: July 2007
Primary Completion Date: July 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion/Rollover Criteria:

  • Patients who have completed studies WEL-301, WEL-302, or WEL-303 with treatment compliance at least 80%
  • Patients who have completed studies WEL-301, WEL-302, or WEL-303 who have not met withdrawal criteria
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00151762

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Daiichi Sankyo Inc.
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Responsible Party: Kenneth Truitt, Daiichi Sankyo Identifier: NCT00151762     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: WEL-304
Study First Received: September 7, 2005
Last Updated: December 26, 2007

Keywords provided by Daiichi Sankyo Inc.:
Open label, Diabetes Mellitus
Long term safety study, extension study

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Diabetes Mellitus
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Colesevelam Hydrochloride
Anticholesteremic Agents
Hypolipidemic Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Lipid Regulating Agents processed this record on April 25, 2017