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A Study With Aleglitazar in Patients With a Recent Acute Coronary Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hoffmann-La Roche Identifier:
First received: January 5, 2010
Last updated: November 1, 2016
Last verified: November 2016
This double-blind, parallel, two-arm study will evaluate the potential to reduce cardiovascular risk, the tolerability and long-term safety profile of aleglitazar compared to placebo on top of standard care in patients with recent acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and type 2 diabetes mellitus. Patients will be randomized to receive either aleglitazar or placebo once daily as oral doses. The study will last until at least 950 events occur, but time on study treatment will be for at least 2.5 years.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 Drug: Aleglitazar Drug: Placebo Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Safety and Efficacy Study to Evaluate the Potential of Aleglitazar to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk in Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) Patients With a Recent Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) Event and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2D)

Further study details as provided by Hoffmann-La Roche:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Effect on cardiovascular death, non-fatal myocardial infarction and non-fatal stroke [ Time Frame: Throughout study, approximately 4.5 years ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Effects on other cardiovascular endpoints [ Time Frame: Throughout study, approximately 4.5 years ]
  • Glycemic control, lipoprotein profile, blood pressure, biomarkers of cardiovascular risk [ Time Frame: Throughout study, months 1, 3, 6, 9, 12 and then every 6 months thereafter ]
  • Tolerability and long-term safety profile [ Time Frame: Throughout study, approximately 4.5 years ]

Enrollment: 7226
Study Start Date: February 2010
Study Completion Date: November 2013
Primary Completion Date: November 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Aleglitazar Drug: Aleglitazar
aleglitazar 150 micrograms po daily
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Drug: Placebo
placebo control po daily


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults >18 years of age
  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Hospitalization for ACS event and randomization between hospital discharge and 8 weeks after the ACS index event (day of hospitalization)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Estimated glomerular filtration rate <45 mL/min/1.73m2
  • Concomitant treatment with a thiazolidinedione and/or fibrate
  • Triglycerides >400 mg/dL
  • Anaemia
  • Symptomatic congestive heart failure classified as New York Heart Association (NYHA) class II-IV (France and Germany: Symptomatic congestive heart failure classified as NYHA class I-IV)
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01042769

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Hoffmann-La Roche
Study Director: Clinical Trials Hoffmann-La Roche
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Hoffmann-La Roche Identifier: NCT01042769     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BC22140
Study First Received: January 5, 2010
Last Updated: November 1, 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Myocardial Ischemia
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Vascular Diseases processed this record on September 21, 2017