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Efficacy and Safety of the Fixed Dose Combination of Glimepiride+Metformin in Type 2 Diabetic Patients Inadequately Controlled (LEGEND)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01699932
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 4, 2012
Last Update Posted : May 8, 2014
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Brief Summary:

Primary Objective:

-To demonstrate the efficacy of a fixed combination of glimepiride + metformin in terms of HbA1c reduction, during 24-week treatment period in patients with inadequately controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Secondary Objective:

To assess the effects of the fixed combination of glimepiride and metformin at week 24 on:

  • Percentage of patients reaching HbA1c <7%
  • Percentage of patients reaching HbA1c <6.5%.
  • Fasting Plasma Glucose (FPG)
  • Safety and tolerability

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Drug: Glimepiride+metformin (Amaryl M®) - HOE4900 Phase 3

Detailed Description:
The study duration for each patient is approximately 27 weeks with 3 periods: 2-week screening period followed by 24-week treatment period and 3 days follow-up period with a last call phone visit.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 167 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multinational, Open Label, Non Comparative, 24-week Study to Evaluate the Blood Glucose Lowering Efficacy and Safety of a Fixed Dose Combination of Glimepiride and Metformin in Patients With Inadequately Controlled Type 2 Diabetes
Study Start Date : September 2012
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2014

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Arm 1
24-week treatment period: starting dose will be of 2/1000 mg or 4/2000 mg of glimepiride/metformin fixed combination (Amaryl M® ) depending on the previous treatment and dose. The Interventional medicinal product's dose will be increased every 2 weeks up to the maximum tolerated dose of 8/2000 mg of Amaryl M® , and adjusted throughout the 24-week treatment period according to fasting Self Monitored Plasma Glucose (SMPG) values in the objective to obtain fasting SMPG values ≤ 130mg/dL (7.2mmol/L) and > 70 mg/dL (3.9mmol/L) without symptomatic hypoglycemia.
Drug: Glimepiride+metformin (Amaryl M®) - HOE4900

Pharmaceutical form:tablet

Route of administration: oral

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in HbA1c [ Time Frame: from baseline to week 24 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percentage of patients with HbA1c < 7% [ Time Frame: at week 24 ]
  2. Percentage of patients with HbA1c < 6.5% [ Time Frame: at week 24 ]
  3. Change in Fasting Plasma Glucose (FPG) [ Time Frame: from baseline to week 24 ]
  4. Number of patients with adverse events [ Time Frame: over the 24-week treatment period ]
  5. Hypoglycemia [ Time Frame: over the 24-week treatment period ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion criteria:

  • Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus inadequately controlled despite a treatment with sulfonylurea (SU) alone or metformin alone or a free combination of SU and metformin prior to the study entry.
  • Signed informed consent, obtained prior any study procedure

Exclusion criteria:

  • Age < legal age of adulthood
  • HbA1c < 7% or ≥ 11%
  • BMI > 35 kg/m2
  • Treatment with a stable dose of maximally tolerated SU alone or metformin alone or the free combination of SU and metformin for less than 12 weeks prior to the screening visit.
  • Patients who received any anti-diabetic drug other than SU or metformin within 12 weeks prior to the screening visit.
  • Diabetes other than type 2 diabetes (e.g. type 1 diabetes, diabetes secondary to pancreatic disorders, drug or chemical agent intake…)

The above information is not intended to contain all considerations relevant to a patient's potential participation in a clinical trial.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01699932

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Investigational Site Number 422-002
Beirut, Lebanon
Investigational Site Number 422-001
Hazmieh, Lebanon
Russian Federation
Investigational Site Number 643001
Samara, Russian Federation
Investigational Site Number 643002
St-Petersburg, Russian Federation
Investigational Site Number 643-03
St.-Petersburg, Russian Federation
Investigational Site Number 804003
Chernivtsi, Ukraine, 58022
Investigational Site Number 804008
Donetsk, Ukraine, 83003
Investigational Site Number 804004
Donetsk, Ukraine, 83059
Investigational Site Number 804001
Donetsk, Ukraine, 83099
Investigational Site Number 804010
Odessa, Ukraine
Investigational Site Number 804006
Poltava, Ukraine, 36011
Investigational Site Number 804007
Vinnytsya, Ukraine, 21010
Investigational Site Number 804002
Vinnytsya, Ukraine, 21029
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Study Director: Clinical Sciences & Operations Sanofi
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Responsible Party: Sanofi Identifier: NCT01699932    
Other Study ID Numbers: GLMET_R_05823
U1111-1120-0058 ( Other Identifier: UTN )
First Posted: October 4, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 8, 2014
Last Verified: May 2014
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Diabetes Mellitus
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Arrhythmia Agents
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors