The Effect of Ruboxistaurin on Small Fiber Function

This study has been completed.
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First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: January 24, 2007
Last verified: January 2007
To determine the effect of Ruboxistaurin on small fiber function.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetic Neuropathy
Drug: Ruboxistaurin
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Effect of Ruboxistaurin Mesylate (LY333531) on Small Fiber Function as Measured by Microvascular Skin Blood Flow, C-Fiber Quantitations in Skin and Quantitative Sensory Testing of Cold and Heat.

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The objectives of this study is to evaluate the effect of ruboxistaurin on subjects with diabetic peripheral polyneuropathy

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Ruboxistaurin will improve quantitative sensory testing and increase nerve fiber density in subjects with diabetic peripheral polyneuropathy.

Estimated Enrollment: 52
Study Start Date: October 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 2005

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients must have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Patients must have bilateral sensorimotor distal peripheral neuropathy attributable to diabetes mellitus
  • Patients must have blood glucose control measured as HbA1c=<11%
  • Patients must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Patients must be able to return to all follow-up visits

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients must not have symptoms of diabetic peripheral neuropathy that cannot be distinguished from other etiologies
  • Patients must not have a neurologic disease or neuropathy from a cause other than diabetes mellitus that would interfere with correct evaluation of symptomatic peripheral neuropathy.
  • Patient currently has uncontrolled high blood pressure
  • You have other medical problems that your doctor feels would make it unsafe for you to participate in this study such as liver or kidney problems
  • You are a woman of childbearing age and unwilling or unable to use effective contraceptive.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00190970

United States, Virginia
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Norfolk, Virginia, United States
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00190970     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 7550  B7A-MC-MBDO 
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: January 24, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetic Neuropathies
Diabetes Complications
Diabetes Mellitus
Endocrine System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
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