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Vildagliptin Glycemic Profiles Assessment Using a Continuous Glucose Monitoring Device.

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals ) Identifier:
First received: December 16, 2010
Last updated: November 16, 2016
Last verified: November 2016
This study will use Continuous Glucose Monitoring to assess differences in glycemic profiles between vildagliptin and glimepiride.

Condition Intervention Phase
Type II Diabetes Mellitus Drug: Vildagliptin Drug: Glimepiride Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Pilot Study to Assess the Difference in Glycemic Profiles Between Vildagliptin and Glimepiride Using Continuous Glucose Monitoring Device

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in Glycemic profiles between vildagliptin and glimepiride [ Time Frame: Baseline and treatment Day 5, 24hr continuous glucose measurements ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Glucose Fluctuation before and during treatment [ Time Frame: Baseline and treatment Day 5, 24hr continuous measurements ]

Enrollment: 24
Study Start Date: November 2010
Study Completion Date: March 2011
Primary Completion Date: March 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Vildagliptin Drug: Vildagliptin
Active Comparator: Glimepiride Drug: Glimepiride


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Type 2 diabetes patients on stable metformin
  • 18-70 years old
  • Willing to perform at least 4 capillary blood glucose tests per day

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Type 2 diabetes patients on any other antidiabetic treatment
  • Patients listed in other trials
  • Patients with significant diabetic organ disease or complications.

Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01262586

Novartis Investigative Site
Mainz, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Identifier: NCT01262586     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CLAF237A23151
2010-021236-34 ( EudraCT Number )
Study First Received: December 16, 2010
Last Updated: November 16, 2016

Keywords provided by Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals ):
Type II Diabetes Mellitus
Continuous glucose monitoring

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Dipeptidyl-Peptidase IV Inhibitors
Protease Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on September 21, 2017