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Safety and Tolerability of Liraglutide in Healthy Japanese Male Volunteers

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01515592
First Posted: January 24, 2012
Last Update Posted: January 25, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S
  Purpose
This trial is conducted in Japan. The aim of this trial is to assess the safety and tolerability of 20 µg/kg and 25 µg/kg liraglutide in healthy Japanese male subjects.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 Drug: liraglutide Drug: placebo Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomised, Double-blind Within Dose Group, Single Centre, Placebo-controlled, Dose Escalation, Multiple s.c. Dose Study to Assess the Safety and Tolerability of Liraglutide 20 ug/kg and 25 ug/kg in Healthy Japanese Male Subjects

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Further study details as provided by Novo Nordisk A/S:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Adverse events
  • Body weight
  • Antibody against liraglutide

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Area under the plasma liraglutide concentration curve
  • Cmax, maximum concentration
  • tmax, time to reach Cmax
  • Terminal elimination rate constant
  • t½, terminal elimination half-life
  • 24-hour profiles of plasma glucose
  • 24-hour profiles of serum insulin

Enrollment: 24
Study Start Date: January 2006
Study Completion Date: April 2006
Primary Completion Date: April 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 15 mcg/kg Drug: liraglutide
One daily subcutaneous dose for 5 weeks. Dose is weekly incremented with 5 mcg/kg
Drug: placebo
Liraglutide placebo administered to subjects randomised at each dose level in the ratio of 3:1
Experimental: 20 mcg/kg Drug: liraglutide
One daily subcutaneous dose for 5 weeks. 5 mcg/kg the first week, then 10 mcg the second week followed by 15 mcg the third week, and finally 20 mcg for 2 weeks
Drug: placebo
Liraglutide placebo administered to subjects randomised at each dose level in the ratio of 3:1
Experimental: 25 mcg/kg Drug: liraglutide
One daily subcutaneous dose for 5 weeks. 5 mcg/kg the first week, then 10 mcg the second week followed by 15 mcg for 3 weeks
Drug: placebo
Liraglutide placebo administered to subjects randomised at each dose level in the ratio of 3:1

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy Japanese subjects
  • BMI (Body Mass Index) between 18.0-27.0 kg/m^2 inclusive

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any clinical laboratory values deviated from the reference range at the laboratory (except for cases within physiological change) or any abnormal ECG (electrocardiogram) findings at the screening
  • Presence of diabetes, cancer or any clinically significant cardiac, respiratory, metabolic, renal, hepatic, gastrointestinal, endocrinological, dermatological, venereal, haematological, neurological, or psychiatric diseases or disorders
  • Hepatitis B surface antigen, Hepatitis C antibodies or HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) antibodies positive
  • History of diabetes, cancer or any clinically significant cardiac, respiratory, metabolic, renal, hepatic, gastrointestinal, endocrinological, dermatological, venereal, haematological, neurological, or psychiatric diseases or disorders
  • History of significant allergy or hypersensitivity
  • Known or suspected allergy to trial product or related products
  • History of drug or alcohol abuse
  • The subjects who smoke more than 15 cigarettes, or the equivalent, per day and is unwilling to refrain from smoking whenever required for the trial procedure
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01515592


Locations
Japan
Novo Nordisk Investigational Site
Tokyo, Japan, 1000005
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Investigators
Study Director: Global Clinical Registry (GCR, 1452) Novo Nordisk A/S
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications:
Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01515592     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NN2211-1694
First Submitted: January 18, 2012
First Posted: January 24, 2012
Last Update Posted: January 25, 2017
Last Verified: January 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Liraglutide
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Incretins
Hormones
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists