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An Efficacy and Safety Study of Rimonabant for Treatment of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

This study has been terminated.
(Company decision taken in light of demands by certain national health authorities)
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00577148
First Posted: December 19, 2007
Last Update Posted: May 18, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sanofi
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to assess the effect of rimonabant treatment on the histological features of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) in patients with Type 2 diabetes.

Condition Intervention Phase
Fatty Liver Drug: Rimonabant Drug: Placebo (for Rimonabant) Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-blind, Randomized, Placebo-controlled, Parallel Group Study of Rimonabant 20 mg Daily for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetic Patients With Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH).

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Further study details as provided by Sanofi:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Mean change per year in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease [NAFLD] Activity Score (NAS) [ Time Frame: Baseline to 18 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in hepatic fibrosis score [ Time Frame: Baseline to 18 months ]
  • Change from baseline in serum hyaluronate and hepatic transaminases (AST/ALT) [ Time Frame: Baseline to 18 months ]

Enrollment: 89
Study Start Date: February 2008
Study Completion Date: February 2009
Primary Completion Date: February 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Rimonabant
Rimonabant 20 mg once daily.
Drug: Rimonabant
Tablet, oral administration
Other Names:
  • SR141716
  • Acomplia
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Placebo (for Rimonabant) once daily.
Drug: Placebo (for Rimonabant)
Tablet, oral administration

Detailed Description:
The total duration per patient will be approximately 22 months including a 18-month double-blind treatment period.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus and a diagnosis of NASH

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Excessive alcohol use
  • Presence of Type 1 diabetes mellitus
  • Other chronic liver disease
  • Previous or current hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Use of medication known to cause steatosis
  • Previous bariatric surgery
  • Pregnancy or breastfeeding
  • Presence of any severe medical or psychological condition that, in the opinion of the investigator, would compromise the patient's safe participation including uncontrolled serious psychiatric illness such a major depression within the last 2 years, and history of other severe psychiatric disorders

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  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00577148


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Sponsors and Collaborators
Sanofi
Investigators
Study Director: ICD CSD Sanofi
  More Information

Responsible Party: Sanofi
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00577148     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EFC10144
2007-003013-14 ( EudraCT Number )
First Submitted: December 18, 2007
First Posted: December 19, 2007
Last Update Posted: May 18, 2016
Last Verified: April 2016

Keywords provided by Sanofi:
NASH
chronic liver disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Fatty Liver
Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Rimonabant
Cannabinoid Receptor Antagonists
Cannabinoid Receptor Modulators
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Hormones
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs