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A Post Marketing Safety Study of Sitagliptin (JANUVIA®) (MK-0431-234)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier:
First received: May 16, 2011
Last updated: August 26, 2015
Last verified: August 2015
The primary objective of this study is to obtain safety information on the use of sitagliptin (JANUVIA®) from endocrinologists, diabetologists, internists, and general practitioners.

Condition Intervention
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 Drug: Sitagliptin (JANUVIA®)

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Sitagliptin (JANUVIA®) Post Marketing Surveillance Protocol

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Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of Participants With an Adverse Event [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 28 months ]
  • Age of Participants Prescribed Sitagliptin [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 28 months ]
  • Number of Participants With Concomitant Therapies [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 28 months ]
  • Number of Participants With Concomitant Conditions [ Time Frame: Up to approximately 28 months ]

Enrollment: 2974
Study Start Date: February 2009
Study Completion Date: May 2010
Primary Completion Date: May 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Participants treated with sitagliptin Drug: Sitagliptin (JANUVIA®)
Participants prescribed Sitagliptin (JANUVIA®) in routine clinical practice.


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Participants with type 2 diabetes mellitus who are treated with sitagliptin as per the standard of care in a physician's practice

Inclusion Criteria:

- Must be taking sitagliptin (JANUVIA™) for the treatment of type 2 diabetes


- Treating physician must agree to provide information regarding the participants treatment

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Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier: NCT01354990     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0431-234
Study First Received: May 16, 2011
Results First Received: February 1, 2012
Last Updated: August 26, 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Sitagliptin Phosphate
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Dipeptidyl-Peptidase IV Inhibitors
Protease Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on June 21, 2017