Efficacy and Safety of Oral Acarbose Treatment in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 16, 2011
Last Update Posted : September 25, 2013
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Brief Summary:
The Purpose of This Study is to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Acarbose in Type 2 Diabetic Patients Using Two Different Formulations of Acarbose 50mg.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Drug: EMS Acarbose Drug: Bayer Acarbose Phase 3

Detailed Description:

Study Design:

  • Multicenter
  • Phase III
  • Randomized
  • Double Blind
  • Prospective and Comparative
  • Experiment duration: 105 days
  • 5 visits
  • Efficacy
  • Adverse event

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 79 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Prospective, Randomized, Multicenter Study of the Efficacy and Safety of Oral Acarbose Treatment in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Study Start Date : September 2012
Primary Completion Date : March 2013
Study Completion Date : May 2013

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

Drug Information available for: Acarbose
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: EMS Acarbose Drug: EMS Acarbose
EMS Acarbose 50 mg 3 times a day
Active Comparator: Bayer Acarbose Drug: Bayer Acarbose
Bayer Acarbose 50 mg 3 times a day

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) [ Time Frame: Change from baseline to day 98 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Decrease in mean Fasting Plasma Glucose (FPG) [ Time Frame: Change from baseline to day 14, 28, 42, 70 and 98 ]
  2. Safety will be evaluated by the Adverse events occurence [ Time Frame: Day 105 ]
    Adverse events will be collected and followed in order to evaluate safety and tolerability

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients must be able to understand the study procedures agree to participate and give written consent.
  • Diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus (t2dm)b
  • Female patients of childbearing potential (i.e., ovulating, pre-menopausal, not surgically sterile) which agree to use a medically accepted contraceptive regimen for the duration of the study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy or risk of pregnancy.
  • Lactation
  • Any pathology or past medical condition that can interfere with this protocol
  • Other conditions deemed reasonable by the medical investigator as to the disqualification of the individual from study participation.
  • Known hypersensitivity / intolerance to acarbose or any of its excipients

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01316861

Marcio Antonio Pereira Clinica
Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP, Brazil, 12.245-000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Felipe Pinho, MD EMS S/A

Responsible Party: EMS Identifier: NCT01316861     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EMSAGL0110
First Posted: March 16, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 25, 2013
Last Verified: September 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Glycoside Hydrolase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs