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Comparison of Repaglinide and Metformin Administered Alone or in Combination in Type 2 Diabetes

This study has been completed.
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Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier:
First received: October 31, 2012
Last updated: NA
Last verified: October 2012
History: No changes posted
This trial is conducted in Asia. The aim of this trial is to compare repaglinide and metformin administered alone or in combination in subjects with type 2 diabetes.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Drug: repaglinide
Drug: metformin
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A 3-month, Open-label, Randomized, Multi-center Study of Repaglinide in Combination With Metformin as Compared to Metformin or Repaglinide Given as Monotherapy for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes.

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in HbA1c (glycosylated haemoglobin A1c) [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Fasting blood glucose (FBG) [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • 1-hour post prandial blood glucose (PPBG) [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Incidence of hypoglycemic episodes [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 150
Study Start Date: July 2002
Study Completion Date: February 2003
Primary Completion Date: February 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Rep Drug: repaglinide
Dose individually adjusted
Active Comparator: Met Drug: metformin
Dose individually adjusted
Active Comparator: Rep + met Drug: repaglinide
Dose individually adjusted
Drug: metformin
Dose at 1000 mg/day


Ages Eligible for Study:   35 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Previously treated with oral hypoglycaemic agents (OHA) as monotherapy (if metformin, less than 1500 mg daily)
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) of 21-35 kg/m^2
  • HbA1c (glycosylated haemoglobin A1c) between 7.0-10%

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Treatment with insulin within the last 3 months preceding the trial
  • Uncontrolled treated or untreated hypertension (systolic blood pressure above or equal to 180 mm Hg, and/or diastolic blood pressure above 105 mm Hg)
  • Participation in any other clinical trial within 30 days of screening
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01720290

Beijing, China, 100029
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Study Director: Cheng Yuwei Novo Nordisk (China) Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Public Access to Clinical Trials, Novo Nordisk A/S Identifier: NCT01720290     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AGEE-3018 
Study First Received: October 31, 2012
Last Updated: October 31, 2012
Health Authority: China: Ministry of Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Hypoglycemic Agents
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