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Switch From Metformin Monotherapy to a Bitherapy With Metformin and Repaglinide (REPAMET 2)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier:
First received: September 1, 2008
Last updated: March 2, 2016
Last verified: March 2016
This study is conducted in Europe. The aim of this observational study is to investigate the efficacy (e.g. glycemic control) and safety (e.g. hypoglycemic episodes) when adding repaglinide to a monotherapy of metformin in type 2 diabetic patients under normal clinical practice

Condition Intervention
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Drug: repaglinide
Drug: metformin

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: REPAMET 2: Observational Study of the Switch From Metformin Monotherapy to Bitherapy With Metformin and Repaglinide

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Further study details as provided by Novo Nordisk A/S:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • HbA1c [ Time Frame: After 12-20 weeks. ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • PPG [ Time Frame: After 12-20 weeks. ]
  • Number of hypoglycemic events [ Time Frame: After 12-20 weeks. ]
  • Variability in FPG (Fasting Plasma Glucose) [ Time Frame: After 12-20 weeks. ]

Enrollment: 906
Study Start Date: January 2008
Study Completion Date: March 2009
Primary Completion Date: March 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Repaglinide add-on to metformin.
Drug: repaglinide
Start dose and frequency at the discretion of the physician following clinical practice
Other Name: NovoNorm®
Drug: metformin
Start dose and frequency at the discretion of the physician following clinical practice


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Any subject with type 2 diabetes treated with metformin

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Metformin monotreatment
  • HbA1c greater than 7%
  • Treatment according to SPC
  • Informed consent obtained

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any contraindication to the use of repaglinide (according to the SPC)
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00745433

Brussels, Belgium, 1070
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Study Director: Global Clinical Registry (GCR, 1452) Novo Nordisk A/S
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier: NCT00745433     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AGEE-3558
Study First Received: September 1, 2008
Last Updated: March 2, 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Hypoglycemic Agents
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