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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
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-26T22:18:03-0400
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A subclass of DIABETES MELLITUS that is not INSULIN-responsive or dependent (NIDDM). It is characterized initially by INSULIN RESISTANCE and HYPERINSULINEMIA; and eventually by GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE; HYPERGLYCEMIA; and overt diabetes. Type II diabetes mellitus is no longer considered a disease exclusively found in adults. Patients seldom develop KETOSIS but often exhibit OBESITY.
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