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AVANDAMET Versus Metformin For Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00241605
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 19, 2005
Last Update Posted : March 21, 2018
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Brief Summary:
This 48-week study will compare AVANDAMET vs. Metformin monotherapy for blood glucose control in patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 Drug: rosiglitazone/metformin Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 600 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: AVANDAMET Compared to Metformin Evaluation Trial (ACME): A 48-week Randomized, Open-label, Multicenter Study to Compare the Efficacy and Tolerability of AVANDAMET to Metformin Monotherapy in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Who Are Not Achieving Glycemic Control on Submaximal Metformin.
Study Start Date : June 25, 2003
Primary Completion Date : December 1, 2005
Study Completion Date : December 16, 2005

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change from baseline in HbA1c at week 48.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change from baseline in FPG at week 48. Time to glycemic control. Change from baseline in C-peptide and insulin at week 48.

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients between 18 and 75 years of age with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and are currently on metformin monotherapy for glycemic control (100mg daily for at least 3 months prior to screening).
  • Patients must have stopped previous treatment with thiazolidinediones or other anti-diabetic agents at least 3 months prior to screening.
  • Women must be post-menopausal, surgically sterile or using acceptable contraceptive measures.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Prior history of hepatocellular reaction to or severe edema associated with the use of thiazolidinediones.
  • Have a known hypersensitivity to thiazolidinediones or biguanides.
  • Currently using insulin or any oral anti-diabetic agent other than metformin.
  • History of metabolic acidosis.
  • History of substance abuse.
  • Have active cancer other than localized squamous or basal cell carcinoma.
  • Chronic disease requiring treatment with corticosteroids.
  • Other criteria will be evaluated at the screening visit.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00241605

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline

Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00241605     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 712753/008
First Posted: October 19, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 21, 2018
Last Verified: March 2018

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
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