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Efficacy and Safety of B I1356 (Linagliptin) vs. Placebo Added to Metformin Background Therapy in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

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Last updated:1st Jan 2008

The objective of the current study is to investigate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of BI 1356 (5 mg once daily) compared to placebo given for 24 weeks as add-on therapy to metformin in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus with insufficient glycaemic control

Study Type: Interventional
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomised, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Parallel Group Efficacy and Safety Study of BI 1356 (One Dose, e.g. 5 mg), Administered Orally Once Daily Over 24 Weeks, With an Open Label Extension to 80 Weeks (Placebo Patients Switched to BI 1356), in Type 2 Diabetic Patients With Insufficient Glycaemic Control Despite Metformin Therapy
Enrollment: 701
Study Start Date: January 2008
Primary Completion Date: May 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

- Experimental:
- Placebo Comparator: Placebo

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Study start date 2008-01-01

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