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Linagliptin Among Filipino Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

This study has been terminated.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Boehringer Ingelheim Identifier:
First received: April 4, 2013
Last updated: September 17, 2014
Last verified: September 2014
This is a prospective, non-interventional, open label, multi center, post marketing surveillance study designed to assess the safety, tolerability and efficacy of Linagliptin among Filipino patients with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (DM) within the study duration of 24 weeks.

Condition Intervention
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2 Drug: Linagliptin

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Post-Marketing Surveillance Study on the Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of Linagliptin Among Filipino Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

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Further study details as provided by Boehringer Ingelheim:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Frequency of Adverse Events and Serious Adverse Events [ Time Frame: Week 24 ]
    Frequency of adverse events and serious adverse events in an actual clinical setting, including hypoglycemic events.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change From Baseline to Week 24 of HbA1c [ Time Frame: Baseline and 24 weeks ]
    Change from baseline to week 24 of glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c)

  • Change From Baseline to Week 24 of Fasting Blood Sugar [ Time Frame: Baseline and 24 weeks ]
    Change from baseline to week 24 of fasting blood sugar

Enrollment: 678
Study Start Date: May 2012
Study Completion Date: October 2013
Primary Completion Date: October 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Linagliptin Drug: Linagliptin


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Filipino type 2 DM patients

Inclusion criteria:

  1. Filipino of Asian race
  2. Patient using Linagliptin within label or locally approved indication. The prescription of Linagliptin to the patient must be in the course of normal clinical practice and independent of the decision to include the patient in the study.
  3. Male or female patients more than 18 years old
  4. Body mass index less than or equal to 40
  5. Diagnosed with type 2 DM
  6. Uncontrolled type 2 DM with fasting blood sugar of more than 126 mg/dl and/or HbA1c more than 7%.

Exclusion criteria:

  1. Diagnosed with type 1 DM
  2. Patients with acute illness requiring hospitalization in the past one month
  3. Patients participating in a different study that includes an investigational drug
  4. Patients with known hypersensitivity reaction to Linagliptin or any of tis components
  5. Pregnant women and those women who have intentions of getting pregnant within the study duration
  6. Nursing women
  7. Patients with concomitant conditions that contraindicates Linagliptin use as described in its product information
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01826370

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Boehringer Ingelheim
Study Chair: Boehringer Ingelheim Boehringer Ingelheim
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Boehringer Ingelheim Identifier: NCT01826370     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1218.94
Study First Received: April 4, 2013
Results First Received: September 10, 2014
Last Updated: September 17, 2014

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Dipeptidyl-Peptidase IV Inhibitors
Protease Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on September 21, 2017