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Metformin to Prevent Metabolic Complications in Glucocorticoid Excess

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01187849
First received: August 23, 2010
Last updated: April 27, 2016
Last verified: April 2016
August 23, 2010
April 27, 2016
August 2010
August 2015   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
2 hours glucose level after a standardized 75g oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) [ Time Frame: 0 months, 3 months ]
2 hours glucose level after a standardized 75g OGTT [ Time Frame: 0 months, 3 months ]
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homeostasis model assessment (HOMA)-index [ Time Frame: 0 months, 3 months ]
HOMA-index [ Time Frame: 0 months, 3 months ]
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Metformin to Prevent Metabolic Complications in Glucocorticoid Excess
Metformin to Prevent Metabolic Complications in Glucocorticoid Excess
The purpose of this study is to evaluate if a treatment with metformin compared to placebo reduces metabolic side-effects in patients with glucocorticoid treatment over three months time.
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Interventional
Phase 4
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Patients With Glucocorticoid Treatment
  • Drug: Metformin
    Volunteers will be given Metformin or placebo for 1 month, once daily.
  • Drug: Placebo
    Volunteers will be given Metformin or placebo for 1 month, once daily
  • Active Comparator: Metformin
    Intervention: Drug: Metformin
  • Placebo Comparator: Placebo
    Intervention: Drug: Placebo
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Completed
29
December 2015
August 2015   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Glucocorticoid treatment for ≥ 3 months with a prednisone dose of ≥ 7.5mg/d or equivalent glucocorticoid

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Refusal of informed consent
  • Prior therapy with metformin during the last 6 month
  • Preexisting diabetes
  • Pregnancy or current malignancy
  • Renal insufficiency with a creatinine clearance lower than 30ml/min
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years to 100 Years   (Adult, Senior)
No
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Switzerland
 
 
NCT01187849
EKBB 245/09
Yes
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Plan to Share IPD: No
University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
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Principal Investigator: Mirjam Christ-Crain, MD, Prof. University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
April 2016

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