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Efficacy and Safety of Linagliptin in Elderly Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

2014-08-27 03:15:19 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The objective of the current study is to investigate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of linagliptin (5 mg / once daily) compared to placebo given for 24 weeks as add-on therapy to stable treatment in elderly patients with T2DM with insufficient glycaemic control

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2

Intervention

linagliptin, placebo

Location

1218.63.61005 Boehringer Ingelheim Investigational Site
Gosford
New South Wales
Australia

Status

Recruiting

Source

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:19-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A purine and quinazoline derivative that functions as an INCRETIN and DIPEPTIDYL-PEPTIDASE IV INHIBTOR. It is used as a HYPOGLYCEMIC AGENT in the treatment of TYPE II DIABETES MELLITUS.

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.

The time period before the development of symptomatic diabetes. For example, certain risk factors can be observed in subjects who subsequently develop INSULIN RESISTANCE as in type 2 diabetes (DIABETES MELLITUS, TYPE 2).

A subtype of DIABETES MELLITUS that is characterized by INSULIN deficiency. It is manifested by the sudden onset of severe HYPERGLYCEMIA, rapid progression to DIABETIC KETOACIDOSIS, and DEATH unless treated with insulin. The disease may occur at any age, but is most common in childhood or adolescence.

A type of diabetes mellitus that is characterized by severe INSULIN RESISTANCE and LIPODYSTROPHY. The latter may be generalized, partial, acquired, or congenital (LIPODYSTROPHY, CONGENITAL GENERALIZED).

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