A Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of MK8245 in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Inadequate Glycemic Control (MK8245-005 AM2)
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00846391
Recruitment Status :
(Study was terminated due to inability to recruit patients.)
*Study was terminated due to inability to recruit patients. Because it was not terminated for safety concerns, sites were to see patients for early termination visit at earliest convenience. The last patient was seen 19-Aug-2009.
Patients 18-65 yrs not on antihyperglycemic agent (AHA) (A1C 7-10%),or single AHA (A1C 7-9.5%),or low dose dual AHA therapy (A1C 6.5-9.5%) with type 2 diabetes mellitus entered a 4-wk diet/exercise period (AHA wash-off if on AHA),after which,those with fasting glucose of 130-250 mg/dL were eligible for randomization (after a 2 wk pbo run-in period)
MK8245 5 mg b.i.d.
MK8245 50 mg b.i.d.
Patients randomized to the 5 mg (tw...
Patients randomized to the 50 mg b....
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Patients randomized to the 5 mg (twice a day) b.i.d. treatment group took 2 capsules of MK8245 2.5 mg in the morning and 2 capsules of MK8245 2.5 mg in the evening.
Patients randomized to the 50 mg b.i.d. treatment group took 2 capsules of MK8245 25 mg in the morning and 2 capsules of MK8245 25 mg in the evening.
Patients randomized to the placebo treatment group took 2 capsules of placebo matching MK8245 capsules in the morning and 2 placebo capsules matching MK8245 capsules in the evening.
This study was terminated due to the continuing inability to recruit patients. No efficacy analysis was performed because of insufficient sample size for meaningful analysis due to early study termination and insufficient sample size.
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