A Study of MK0431 in Patients WIth Hepatic Insufficiency (0431-017)(COMPLETED)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 13, 2008
Last Update Posted : August 19, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

Brief Summary:
A study to compare the plasma concentrations of MK0431 at different times in patients with hepatic insufficiency vs healthy control subjects.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Liver Insufficiency Drug: sitagliptin phosphate Phase 1

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 20 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open-Label, Single Dose Study to Investigate the Influence of Hepatic Insufficiency on the Pharmacokinetics of MK0431
Study Start Date : April 2004
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2004
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2004

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Intervention Details:
  • Drug: sitagliptin phosphate
    sitagliptin phosphate 100 mg MK0431 (2 x 50 mg tablets) taken orally after overnight fast; Duration of Treatment: 5 Weeks
    Other Name: MK0431

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. the plasma and urine pharmacokinetic parameters of MK0431 [ Time Frame: measured at predose, 0.5, 1,1.5, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 15, 18, 24, 32, 48, 72 and 96 hours post dose ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Side effects, physical exam, lab safety data, urging drug screen, ECG and vital signs [ Time Frame: throughout study and at 12 weeks ]

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • If female, non pregnant, BMI less than 40 kg/m2
  • Patient has chronic, stable hepatic insufficiency

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient unwilling to refrain from alcohol and grapefruit juice prior to and shortly after study drug administration
  • Patient has diabetes, had a heart attack or stroke, or uncontrolled congestive heart failure during the past 6 months
  • Patient has a history of drug or alcohol abuse
  • Patient smokes > 10 cigarettes per day
  • Patient consumes more that 6 cups of caffeinated beverages per day
  • Patient has had surgery, donated blood or participated in another clinical trial within the past 4 weeks

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00696826

Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

Additional Information:
Publications of Results:
Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier: NCT00696826     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0431-017
First Posted: June 13, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 19, 2015
Last Verified: August 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hepatic Insufficiency
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Sitagliptin Phosphate
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Dipeptidyl-Peptidase IV Inhibitors
Protease Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action