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Demonstration of Bioequivalence of Empagliflozin and Metformin Given in One Tablet Compared to the Intake of Single Tablets

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01672788
First Posted: August 27, 2012
Last Update Posted: August 31, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Boehringer Ingelheim
  Purpose
The primary objective of this trial is to establish bioequivalence of two FDC tablets and the single tablets when administered together after a high fat high caloric meal.

Condition Intervention Phase
Healthy Drug: Empagliflozin Drug: Empagliflozin + Metformin Drug: Metformin Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Bioequivalence of Empagliflozin/Metformin (850 mg) Fixed Dose Combination Tablets Compared to Single Tablets Administered Together in Healthy Male and Female Volunteers Under Fed Conditions (an Open-label, Randomised, Single-dose, Four-way Crossover Study)

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Further study details as provided by Boehringer Ingelheim:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Empa: Area Under the Curve 0 to Infinity (AUC0-∞) [ Time Frame: 1 hour (h) before drug administration and 20 minutes (min), 40min, 1h, 1.5h, 2h, 2.5h, 3h, 4h, 6h, 8h, 10h, 12h, 24h, 34h, 48h and 72h after drug administration ]

    Area under the concentration-time curve of the analyte in plasma over the time interval from 0 extrapolated to infinity.

    In this endpoint, the "Measured values" shows inter-individual variabilities, whereas the statistical analyses show intra-individual variabilities.


  • Metformin: Area Under the Curve 0 to Infinity (AUC0-∞) [ Time Frame: 1 hour (h) before drug administration and 20 minutes (min), 40min, 1h, 1.5h, 2h, 2.5h, 3h, 4h, 6h, 8h, 10h, 12h, 24h, 34h, 48h and 72h after drug administration ]

    Area under the concentration-time curve of the analyte in plasma over the time interval from 0 extrapolated to infinity.

    In this endpoint, the "Measured values" shows inter-individual variabilities, whereas the statistical analyses show intra-individual variabilities.


  • Empa: Maximum Measured Concentration (Cmax) [ Time Frame: 1 hour (h) before drug administration and 20 minutes (min), 40min, 1h, 1.5h, 2h, 2.5h, 3h, 4h, 6h, 8h, 10h, 12h, 24h, 34h, 48h and 72h after drug administration ]

    Maximum measured concentration of the analyte in plasma, per period.

    In this endpoint, the "Measured values" shows inter-individual variabilities, whereas the statistical analyses show intra-individual variabilities.


  • Metformin: Maximum Measured Concentration (Cmax) [ Time Frame: 1 hour (h) before drug administration and 20 minutes (min), 40min, 1h, 1.5h, 2h, 2.5h, 3h, 4h, 6h, 8h, 10h, 12h, 24h, 34h, 48h and 72h after drug administration ]

    Maximum measured concentration of the analyte in plasma, per period.

    In this endpoint, the "Measured values" shows inter-individual variabilities, whereas the statistical analyses show intra-individual variabilities.



Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Empa: Area Under the Curve 0 to the Last Quantifiable Data Point (AUC0-tz) [ Time Frame: 1 hour (h) before drug administration and 20 minutes (min), 40min, 1h, 1.5h, 2h, 2.5h, 3h, 4h, 6h, 8h, 10h, 12h, 24h, 34h, 48h and 72h after drug administration ]

    Area under the concentration-time curve of the analyte in plasma over the time interval from 0 to the last quantifiable data point.

    In this endpoint, the "Measured values" shows inter-individual variabilities, whereas the statistical analyses show intra-individual variabilities.


  • Metformin: Area Under the Curve 0 to the Last Quantifiable Data Point (AUC0-tz) [ Time Frame: 1 hour (h) before drug administration and 20 minutes (min), 40min, 1h, 1.5h, 2h, 2.5h, 3h, 4h, 6h, 8h, 10h, 12h, 24h, 34h, 48h and 72h after drug administration ]

    Area under the concentration-time curve of the analyte in plasma over the time interval from 0 to the last quantifiable data point.

    In this endpoint, the "Measured values" shows inter-individual variabilities, whereas the statistical analyses show intra-individual variabilities.



Enrollment: 36
Study Start Date: August 2012
Study Completion Date: November 2012
Primary Completion Date: November 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Test 1
fixed dose combination tablet
Drug: Empagliflozin + Metformin
fixed dose combination tablet (low)
Active Comparator: Reference 1
empagliflozin tablets and metformin tablet
Drug: Empagliflozin
empagliflozin tablets and metformin tablet
Drug: Metformin
empagliflozin tablets and metformin tablet
Experimental: Test 2
fixed dose combination tablet
Drug: Empagliflozin + Metformin
fixed dose combination tablet (low)
Active Comparator: Reference 2
empagliflozin tablet and metformin tablet
Drug: Metformin
empagliflozin tablet and metformin tablet
Drug: Empagliflozin
empagliflozin tablet and metformin tablet

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion criteria:

1. Healthy male and female subjects

Exclusion criteria:

1. Any relevant deviation from healthy conditions

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01672788


Locations
Germany
1276.7.1 Boehringer Ingelheim Investigational Site
Biberach, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
Boehringer Ingelheim
Investigators
Study Chair: Boehringer Ingelheim Boehringer Ingelheim
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Boehringer Ingelheim
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01672788     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1276.7
2012-002277-65 ( EudraCT Number: EudraCT )
First Submitted: August 22, 2012
First Posted: August 27, 2012
Results First Submitted: June 26, 2015
Results First Posted: August 31, 2015
Last Update Posted: August 31, 2015
Last Verified: August 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Empagliflozin
Metformin
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs