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Vildagliptin Glycemic Profiles Assessment Using a Continuous Glucose Monitoring Device.

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01262586
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 17, 2010
Last Update Posted : November 18, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )

Brief Summary:
This study will use Continuous Glucose Monitoring to assess differences in glycemic profiles between vildagliptin and glimepiride.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Type II Diabetes Mellitus Drug: Vildagliptin Drug: Glimepiride Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 24 participants
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
Study Start Date : November 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2011

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Drug Information available for: Glimepiride

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Vildagliptin Drug: Vildagliptin
Active Comparator: Glimepiride Drug: Glimepiride

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

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

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
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 (NCT number): NCT01262586

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Novartis Investigative Site
Mainz, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
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Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Additional Information:
Publications of Results:
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Responsible Party: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Identifier: NCT01262586    
Other Study ID Numbers: CLAF237A23151
2010-021236-34 ( EudraCT Number )
First Posted: December 17, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 18, 2016
Last Verified: November 2016
Keywords provided by Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals ):
Type II Diabetes Mellitus
Continuous glucose monitoring
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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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