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Safety and Tolerability of Vildagliptin Versus Placebo in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Moderate or Severe Renal Insufficiency

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis Identifier:
First received: March 24, 2008
Last updated: January 3, 2013
Last verified: January 2013
This clinical trial is designed to provide additional information on the safety and tolerability of vildagliptin (50 mg once daily (qd)) when used in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and moderate or severe renal insufficiency.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Drug: Vildagliptin
Drug: Placebo
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multi-center, Randomized, Double-blind Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Tolerability of 24 Weeks Treatment With (50 mg qd) Versus Placebo in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Moderate or Severe Renal Insufficiency

Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate the safety and tolerability in patients with T2DM and moderate or severe renal insufficiency over 24 weeks of treatment [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess concentration levels of vildagliptin and its metabolites in patients with T2DM and moderate or severe renal insufficiency. [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • To explore the efficacy of vildagliptin (50 mg qd) versus placebo in patients with T2DM and moderate or severe renal insufficiency. [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 525
Study Start Date: March 2005
Primary Completion Date: October 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Drug: Vildagliptin
Other Name: Galvus
Placebo Comparator: 2 Drug: Placebo


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • History T2DM
  • Moderate or Severe Renal Impairment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Glucose > 270 mg/dL (>15 mmol/L)

Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00646542

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Heidelberg Heights, Australia
Winnipeg, Canada
Costa Rica
Cartago, Costa Rica
Tampere, Finland
Angers, France
Dormagen, Germany
Chennai, India
Oslo, Norway
Russian Federation
Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation
Alicante, Spain
Lund, Sweden
Sponsors and Collaborators
  More Information

Responsible Party: Novartis Identifier: NCT00646542     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CLAF237A23137 
Study First Received: March 24, 2008
Last Updated: January 3, 2013
Health Authority: Argentina: Administracion Nacional de Medicamentos, Alimentos y Tecnologia Medica
Australia: Department of Health and Ageing Therapeutic Goods Administration
Canada: Health Canada
Costa Rica: Ministry of Health Costa Rica
Finland: Finnish Medicines Agency
France: Afssaps - Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé (Saint-Denis)
Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices
India: Drugs Controller General of India
Norway: Norwegian Medicines Agency
Russia: Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation
Spain: Spanish Agency of Medicines
Sweden: Medical Products Agency
United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Type 2 diabetes, vildagliptin

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Renal Insufficiency
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Dipeptidyl-Peptidase IV Inhibitors
Protease Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Hypoglycemic Agents
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