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Effect of Vildagliptin on Left Ventricular Function in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Congestive Heart Failure

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Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals ) Identifier:
First received: May 6, 2009
Last updated: April 24, 2014
Last verified: April 2014
This study will assess the effect of vildagliptin on left ventricular function in patients with type 2 diabetes and congestive heart failure (NYHA Class I-III). Effect on HbA1c and overall safety and tolerability will also be assessed.

Condition Intervention Phase
Congestive Heart Failure
Type II Diabetes Mellitus
Drug: vildagliptin
Drug: placebo of vildagliptin
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multi-center, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Effect of 52 Weeks Treatment With Vildagliptin on Left Ventricular Function in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Congestive Heart Failure

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate the effect of vildagliptin on left ventricular function in patients with T2DM and CHF (NYHA class I-III) by showing that vildagliptin is at least not inferior to placebo with respect to change in left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF). [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate the overall safety of vildagliptin versus placebo in patients with T2DM and CHF (NYHA class I - III) over 52 weeks of treatment with special regard to signs and symptoms of heart failure. [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • To evaluate the efficacy of vildagliptin in patients with T2DM and CHF (NYHA class I-III) by assessing the HbA1c reduction with vildagliptin compared to placebo after 16 weeks of treatment. [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 798
Study Start Date: May 2009
Study Completion Date: August 2012
Primary Completion Date: August 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Vildagliptin Drug: vildagliptin
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Drug: placebo of vildagliptin


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with T2DM, diagnosed at least 3 months prior to Visit 1
  • CHF (NYHA Class I, Class II, or Class III) at Visit 1
  • LVEF < 40%

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant or lactating female
  • FPG ≥ 270 mg/dL (≥15 mmol/L)
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00894868

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals
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Responsible Party: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Identifier: NCT00894868     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CLAF237A23118  2008-005012-41 
Study First Received: May 6, 2009
Last Updated: April 24, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration
Czech Republic: State Institute for Drug Control
Estonia: The State Agency of Medicine
India: Central Drugs Standard Control Organization
Italy: Ministry of Health
Latvia: State Agency of Medicines
Lithuania: State Medicine Control Agency - Ministry of Health
Poland: Ministry of Health
Romania: State Institute for Drug Control
Russia: Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Congestive Heart Failure
CHF, vildagliptin
metabolic disease
cardiovascular disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Heart Failure
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Dipeptidyl-Peptidase IV Inhibitors
Protease Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Hypoglycemic Agents
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