A Study of OPC-262 in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Kyowa Hakko Kirin Company, Limited
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: October 16, 2009
Last updated: January 6, 2014
Last verified: January 2014
The purpose of this clinical study is to evaluate the superiority of the efficacy of OPC-262 (2.5 mg, and 5 mg) to placebo in patients with type 2 diabetes after 24 week treatment in a double-blind fashion and to evaluate the safety of OPC-262 to placebo.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Type 2
Drug: OPC-262 2.5 mg
Drug: OPC-262 5 mg
Drug: Placebo
Phase 2
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, 3-arms Parallel Group Comparative Study of OPC-262 in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes (Phase 2/3 Study)

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Further study details as provided by Kyowa Hakko Kirin Company, Limited:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Changes in HbA1C from baseline [ Time Frame: Week 24 (LOCF) ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Changes in fasting blood glucose (FBG) from baseline [ Time Frame: Week 24 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Changes in 2 hour postprandial blood glucose (PPG) from baseline [ Time Frame: Week 24 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Changes in 3 hour PPG AUC from baseline [ Time Frame: Week 24 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 255
Study Start Date: September 2009
Study Completion Date: October 2010
Primary Completion Date: October 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: OPC-262 2.5 mg
orally administered once daily for 24 weeks
Drug: OPC-262 2.5 mg
orally administered once daily for 24 weeks
Experimental: OPC-262 5 mg
orally administered once daily for 24 weeks
Drug: OPC-262 5 mg
orally administered once daily for 24 weeks
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
orally administered once daily for 24 weeks
Drug: Placebo
orally administered once daily for 24 weeks


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 74 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Type 2 diabetes patients with HbA1C above 6.5% and below 10%
  2. Patients who are capable of giving informed consent
  3. Patients who are able to take contraceptive measures to avoid pregnancy of the patient or the patient's partner for the entire study period and for 4 weeks after the study (end of the post-observation period)

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus, patients with diabetes mellitus due to other specified drugs, mechanisms or diseases, and patients with gestational diabetes mellitus
  2. Patients with a medical history of diabetic coma
  3. Patients with poorly-controlled hypertension
  4. Patients with heart failure
  5. Patients with a complication of active hepatitis or hepatic cirrhosis
  6. Patients undergoing treatment of glomerular diseases other than diabetic nephropathy
  7. Patients with a history or complication of malignant tumor
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00997282

Chubu Region, Japan
Chugoku Region, Japan
Kansai Region, Japan
Kanto Region, Japan
Kyushu Region, Japan
Shikoku Region, Japan
Tohoku Region, Japan
Sponsors and Collaborators
Kyowa Hakko Kirin Company, Limited
Study Chair: Kaatsuhisa Saito OPCJ
  More Information

Responsible Party: Katsuhisa Saito, Senior Operating Officer, Department of Clinical Research and Development, Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00997282     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 262-09-001  JapicCTI-090904 
Study First Received: October 16, 2009
Last Updated: January 6, 2014
Health Authority: Japan: Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare

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

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on May 26, 2016