An Observational Study to Assess Safety and Effectiveness of Intravenous NovoRapid® in Hospitalised Subjects

This study has been completed.
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Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier:
First received: June 18, 2008
Last updated: August 8, 2014
Last verified: August 2014
This study is conducted in Asia. The aim of this observational study is to evaluate the side effects profile and benefits of using intravenous insulin aspart infusion in hospitalised subjects under normal clinical practice conditions in India.

Condition Intervention
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Drug: insulin aspart

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Multicenter, Open Label, Nonrandomized, Non Interventional, Observational, Safety and Efficacy Study in Hospitalized Subjects Using Intravenous NovoRapid® (Insulin Aspart)

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Incidence of AEs (adverse event) [ Time Frame: After 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Incidence of SAEs (serious adverse event) [ Time Frame: After 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Other safety & efficacy measures [ Time Frame: After 6 months ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 3024
Study Start Date: March 2008
Study Completion Date: September 2008
Primary Completion Date: September 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
A Drug: insulin aspart
Intravenous NovoRapid dose & frequency as decided by treating physician


Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Hospitalized subjects requiring intravenous insulin therapy

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Any hospitalized subject with hyperglycaemia requiring intravenous insulin therapy is eligible for the study based on the discretion of the physician.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects who are unlikely to comply with protocol, e.g., uncooperative attitude;
  • Subjects with a hypersensitivity to NovoRapid or to any of the excipients.
  • Subjects with conditions considered as contraindications.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00700648

Bangalore, India, 560001
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Study Director: Anil Shinde, M.D Novo Nordisk India Private Limited.
  More Information

Additional Information: Identifier: NCT00700648     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ANA-3531 
Study First Received: June 18, 2008
Last Updated: August 8, 2014
Health Authority: India: Ministry of Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Autoimmune Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Metabolic Diseases
Insulin Aspart
Hypoglycemic Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
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