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To Evaluate the Hormonal Response to Low Blood Sugar After a Single Oral Dose of AZD1656 Suspension

This study has been completed.
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AstraZeneca Identifier:
First received: November 11, 2008
Last updated: April 9, 2009
Last verified: April 2009
To evaluate the hormonal response to low blood sugar after a single oral dose of AZD1656 suspension.

Condition Intervention Phase
Type 2 Diabetes Drug: Insulin Drug: AZD1656 Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Open, Two-Way Cross-Over, Single-Centre, Phase I Study to Assess the Counter Regulatory Response During Hypoglycaemia in Healthy Male Volunteers After a Single Oral Dose of AZD1656 Suspension in Comparison With Insulin Infusion

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pharmacodynamic variables [ Time Frame: Blood samples taken repeatedly up to 6 hours during study days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Pharmacokinetic variables [ Time Frame: Blood samples taken repeatedly during 24 hours on study day sessions ]
  • Safety Variables (AEs, BP, pulse, electrocardiogram (ECG), hypoglycaemic symptoms and laboratory variables) [ Time Frame: Taken repeatedly during treatment periods ]

Estimated Enrollment: 12
Study Start Date: November 2008
Study Completion Date: February 2009
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: 1
Drug: AZD1656
Single dose oral suspension given at one occasion.
Active Comparator: 2
Drug: Insulin
Insulin infusion given during 3 hours at one occasion.


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy male volunteers.
  • Clinically normal physical findings (incl. Electrocardiogram (ECG)) and laboratory values as judged by the investigator.
  • Have a body mass index (BMI) ≥19 and ≤30

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Clinically significant illness or clinically relevant trauma, as judged by the investigator, within 2 weeks before the first administration of the investigational product
  • Intake of any prescribed medicine and OTC drugs (including herbals, vitamins and minerals), except for occasional paracetamol or nasal spray for nasal congestion, within two weeks before the first administration of the investigational product.
  • Daily use of nicotine containing substances.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00790153

United States, California
Research Site
Chula Vista, California, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Klas Malmberg, MD, PhD, Prof AstraZeneca R&D Mölndal
Principal Investigator: Linda Morrow, MD Profil Institute for Clinical Research, Inc.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Klas Malmberg, MD, PhD, Prof. Medical Science Director, Emerging Products, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals Identifier: NCT00790153     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: D1020C00012
Study First Received: November 11, 2008
Last Updated: April 9, 2009

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Type 2 diabetes, hormonal response

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Diabetes Mellitus
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Insulin, Globin Zinc
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on August 18, 2017