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Safety and Tolerability of Liraglutide in Healthy Japanese Volunteers

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01620476
First Posted: June 15, 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 liraglutide in healthy Japanese male subjects.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Healthy Drug: liraglutide Drug: placebo Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomised, Double-blind, Single-centre, Placebo-controlled, 21-day Multiple s.c. Doses, Dose Escalation Study to Assess the Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Liraglutide (NNC 90-1170) in Healthy Japanese Male Subjects

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Area under the plasma liraglutide curve

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Cmax, maximum plasma liraglutide concentration
  • tmax, time to reach Cmax
  • Terminal phase elimination rate-constant
  • t½, terminal elimination half life
  • 24-hour profiles of serum insulin
  • 24-hour profiles of serum glucose
  • 24-hour profiles of plasma glucagon
  • Adverse events

Enrollment: 24
Study Start Date: September 2003
Study Completion Date: March 2004
Primary Completion Date: March 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 5 mcg/kg Drug: liraglutide
5 mcg/kg for 21 days. Injected subcutaneously once daily. Progression to the next dose level based on safety data
Drug: placebo
Liraglutide placebo administered to subjects randomised at each dose level in the ratio of 3:1
Experimental: 10 mcg/kg Drug: liraglutide
5 mcg/kg for 7 days followed by 10 mcg/kg for 14 days. Injected subcutaneously once daily. Progression to the next dose level based on safety data
Drug: placebo
Liraglutide placebo administered to subjects randomised at each dose level in the ratio of 3:1
Experimental: 15 mcg/kg Drug: liraglutide
5 mcg/kg for 7 days followed by 10 mcg/kg for 7 days followed by 15 mcg/kg for 7 days. Injected subcutaneously once daily
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:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy
  • Japanese
  • Body mass index (BMI) between 18 and 27 kg/m^2 inclusive

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any clinical laboratory values deviated from the reference range at the laboratory
  • 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
  • Smokes more than 15 cigarettes, or the equivalent, per day andis 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): NCT01620476


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:
Kageyama S, Hirao K, Shimizu A, Matsumura Y, Zdravkovic M, Rasmussen MF, Irie S. Tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics of liraglutide, long-acting human GLP-1 analogue - Phase 1 studies in Japanese healthy subjects with type 2 diabetes. Endocrinology and Diabetology 2007; 24 (6): 95-104

Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01620476     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NN2211-1551
First Submitted: June 13, 2012
First Posted: June 15, 2012
Last Update Posted: January 25, 2017
Last Verified: January 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Liraglutide
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Incretins
Hormones
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists