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A Study to Test the Safety and Efficacy of Adding Sitagliptin in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (MK0431-074)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00813995
First Posted: December 23, 2008
Last Update Posted: May 12, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  Purpose
A study to assess the safety and efficacy of the addition of sitagliptin compared to placebo in patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus who have inadequate glycemic control on metformin.

Condition Intervention Phase
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Drug: Comparator: Sitagliptin phosphate Drug: Comparator: Placebo Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase III, Multicenter, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of the Addition of Sitagliptin 100 mg Once Daily in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes With Inadequate Glycemic Control on Metformin Monotherapy

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Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change From Baseline in Hemoglobin A1c (A1C) at Week 24 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 24 ]
    A1C is measured as percent. Thus, this change from baseline reflects the Week 24 A1C percent minus the Week 0 A1C percent.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change From Baseline in Hemoglobin A1c (A1C) at Week 24 for Participants on Metformin 1000 mg/Day [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 24 ]
    A1C is measured as percent. Thus, this change from baseline reflects the Week 24 A1C percent minus the Week 0 A1C percent.

  • Change From Baseline in Hemoglobin A1c (A1C) at Week 24 for Participants on Metformin 1700 mg/Day [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 24 ]
    A1C is measured as percent. Thus, this change from baseline reflects the Week 24 A1C percent minus the Week 0 A1C percent.

  • Change From Baseline in 2-hour Post-meal Glucose (PMG) at Week 24 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 24 ]
    Change from baseline at Week 24 is defined as Week 24 minus Week 0.

  • Change From Baseline in Fasting Plasma Glucose (FPG) at Week 24 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 24 ]
    Change from baseline at Week 24 is defined as Week 24 minus Week 0.


Enrollment: 395
Actual Study Start Date: December 9, 2008
Study Completion Date: August 9, 2010
Primary Completion Date: August 9, 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Sitagliptin Drug: Comparator: Sitagliptin phosphate
All participants will receive placebo tablets two weeks prior to treatment period. Participants will receive sitagliptin phosphate 100 mg tablets once daily (q.d.) and continue on stable dose of metformin therapy (500 or 850 mg twice daily). Treatment period of 24 weeks.
Other Name: GLUCOPHAGE®
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Drug: Comparator: Placebo
All participants will receive placebo tablets two weeks prior to treatment period. Participants will receive sitagliptin phosphate placebo tablets q.d. and continue on stable dose of metformin therapy (500 or 850 mg twice daily). Treatment period of 24 weeks.
Other Name: GLUCOPHAGE®

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 78 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 - 78 years of age
  • Currently on metformin monotherapy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of Type 1 diabetes mellitus or ketoacidosis
  • Currently on a weight loss program and not in the maintenance phase or has started on a weight loss medication within the last 8 weeks
  • Has undergone surgery requiring general anesthesia within the past 4 weeks or has planned major surgery
  • Currently participating in a study or has participated in a study with or without an investigational compound or device within the past 12 weeks
  • History of active liver disease such as chronic active hepatitis B or C, cirrhosis or symptomatic gallbladder disease
  • HIV positive
  • Pregnant, breast-feeding or planning to become pregnant during the study
  • User of recreational or illicit drugs or has a recent history (within the past year) of drug or alcohol abuse or dependence
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00813995


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

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00813995     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0431-074
2008_601
First Submitted: December 19, 2008
First Posted: December 23, 2008
Results First Submitted: August 9, 2011
Results First Posted: September 13, 2011
Last Update Posted: May 12, 2017
Last Verified: April 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Yes
Plan Description:

http://www.merck.com/clinical-trials/pdf/Merck%20Procedure%20on%20Clinical%20Trial%20Data%20Access%20Final_Updated%20July_9_2014.pdf

http://engagezone.msd.com/ds_documentation.php


Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Metformin
Sitagliptin Phosphate
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Incretins
Hormones
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Dipeptidyl-Peptidase IV Inhibitors
Protease Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action