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A 12 Week Study in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals ) Identifier:
First received: May 13, 2009
Last updated: January 3, 2013
Last verified: January 2013
This study will assess the effect of LCQ when added to metformin.

Condition Intervention Phase
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Drug: LCQ908A Drug: Placebo Drug: Sitagliptin Drug: metformin Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

Further study details as provided by Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals ):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Effect of LCQ on measures of glucose control [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Changes in body weight and related measures [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  • Insulin sensitivity [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  • Safety and tolerability [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

Enrollment: 693
Study Start Date: April 2009
Study Completion Date: June 2010
Primary Completion Date: June 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: LCQ908 Dose 1 Drug: LCQ908A Drug: metformin
Experimental: LCQ908 Dose 2 Drug: LCQ908A Drug: metformin
Experimental: LCQ908 Dose 3 Drug: LCQ908A Drug: metformin
Experimental: LCQ908 Dose 4 Drug: LCQ908A Drug: metformin
Experimental: LCQ908 Dose 5 Drug: LCQ908A Drug: metformin
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Drug: Placebo Drug: metformin
Active Comparator: Sitagliptin Drug: Sitagliptin Drug: metformin


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • HbA1c from 7.0-10.0%, Stable Metformin dose

Exclusion Criteria:

  • CHF Class III-IV, Liver disease

Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00901979

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
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Responsible Party: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Identifier: NCT00901979     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CLCQ908A2203
Study First Received: May 13, 2009
Last Updated: January 3, 2013

Keywords provided by Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals ):
Type 2 Diabetes

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Sitagliptin Phosphate
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Dipeptidyl-Peptidase IV Inhibitors
Protease Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on September 21, 2017