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A Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Adding Symlin® to Lantus® (Insulin Glargine) in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes

This study has been completed.
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AstraZeneca Identifier:
First received: October 14, 2005
Last updated: March 26, 2015
Last verified: March 2015
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of adding Symlin to an established regimen of insulin glargine in subjects with type 2 diabetes who are not achieving glycemic targets.

Condition Intervention Phase
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Drug: pramlintide acetate
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multicenter Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Adding Symlin® to Lantus® (Insulin Glargine) in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes Who Are Not Achieving Glycemic Targets

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate the efficacy and safety of adding Symlin to an established regimen of insulin glargine in subjects with type 2 diabetes. [ Time Frame: 16 Weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate the effects of adding Symlin to an established regimen of insulin glargine in subjects with type 2 diabetes on markers of cardiovascular risk, fasting serum lipids, fasting plasma glucose, waist circumference, and patient-reported outcomes. [ Time Frame: 16 Weeks ]

Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: October 2005
Study Completion Date: June 2006
Primary Completion Date: June 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Pramlintide Drug: pramlintide acetate
Clear, colorless, sterile solution for SC injection


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Has HbA1c >7.0% and <=10.5%
  • Has a body mass index (BMI) >=25 kg/m2 and <=45 kg/m2
  • Has received insulin glargine for 3 months prior to study start and has been on a stable dose for 1 month prior to study start
  • If taking oral antidiabetic agents, has been on a stable dose for at least 2 months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Has been previously treated with Symlin/pramlintide (or has participated in a Symlin/pramlintide clinical study)
  • Has received any investigational drug within 1 month of screening
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00240253

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Lisa Porter, MD Amylin Pharmaceuticals, LLC.
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: AstraZeneca Identifier: NCT00240253     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 137-156
Study First Received: October 14, 2005
Last Updated: March 26, 2015

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
insulin glargine

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Islet Amyloid Polypeptide
Insulin Glargine
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Appetite Depressants
Anti-Obesity Agents
Amylin Receptor Agonists
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on May 25, 2017