Linagliptin 2.5 mg Twice Daily Versus 5 mg Once Daily as add-on Therapy to Twice Daily Metformin in Type 2 Diabetes
The objective of the study is to investigate the efficacy and safety of linagliptin 2.5 mg twice daily compared to 5 mg once daily compared to placebo given orally for 12 weeks as add-on therapy to metformin in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus with insufficient glycaemic control. It is planned to show non-inferiority of linagliptin 2.5 mg twice daily compared to 5 mg once daily and each treatment's superiority over placebo.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
linagliptin low dose, placebo, linagliptin medium dose
1218.62.32003 Boehringer Ingelheim Investigational Site
Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT01012037
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
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