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A Study to Assess the Effect of Exenatide Treatment on Mean 24-Hour Heart Rate in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

Information source: AstraZeneca
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Condition(s) targeted: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Intervention: exenatide (Drug); placebo (Drug)

Phase: Phase 3

Status: Completed

Sponsored by: AstraZeneca

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Chief Medical Officer, MD, Study Director, Affiliation: Eli Lilly and Company


This study will explore the effect of exenatide (given twice a day) versus placebo (given twice a day) treatment on change in mean 24-hour heart rate over a 12 week period of drug exposure in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Clinical Details

Official title: A Study to Assess the Effect of Exenatide Treatment on Mean 24-Hour Heart Rate in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Primary outcome: Change in Mean 24-hour Heart Rate From Baseline to Endpoint

Secondary outcome:

Change in Daytime Heart Rate From Baseline to Endpoint

Change in Nighttime (2400-0600) Heart Rate From Baseline to Endpoint

Change in Mean 24 Hour Systolic Blood Pressure From Baseline to Endpoint

Change in Mean 24 Hour Diastolic Blood Pressure From Baseline to Endpoint

Change in Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) From Baseline to Endpoint


Minimum age: 18 Years. Maximum age: 75 Years. Gender(s): Both.


Inclusion Criteria:

- Diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.

- Treated with metformin and/or a thiazolidinedione.

- HbA1c between 6. 5% and 9. 5%, inclusive.

- Body Mass Index (BMI) > 25 kg/m^2 and < 40 kg/m^2.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Have previously received exenatide or glucagon-like peptide-1 analogs.

- Have participated in an interventional medical, surgical, or pharmaceutical study (a

study in which an experimental, drug, medical, or surgical treatment was given) within 30 days of screening. This criterion includes drugs that have not received regulatory approval for any indication at the time of study entry.

- Receiving beta blockers.

- Receiving treatment with a drug directly affecting gastrointestinal motility,

including but not limited to Reglan® (metoclopramide), Propulsid® (cisapride), and chronic macrolide antibiotics.

- Have received treatment with systemic glucocorticoid therapy by oral, intravenous

(IV), or intramuscular (IM) route within 6 weeks of screening, or are regularly treated with potent, inhaled intranasal steroids that are known to have a high rate of systemic absorption or bronchodilators.

- Have been treated with drugs that promote weight loss (for example, Adipex®

[phentermine], Acomplia® [rimonabant], Xenical® [orlistat], Meridia® [sibutramine], Acutrim® [phenylpropanolamine], or similar over-the-counter medications) within 3 months of screening.

- Have been treated for longer than 2 weeks with any of the following excluded

medications within 3 months prior to screening: *Insulin; *Alpha-glucosidase inhibitors (for example, Glyset® [miglitol] or Precose® [acarbose]); *Meglitinides (for example, Prandin® [repaglinide] or Starlix® [nateglinide]); *Sulfonylureas (for example, Glucotrol® [glipizide] or Micronase® [glyburide]); *Dipeptidyl peptidase IV (DPP-IV) inhibitors (for example, Januvia™ [sitagliptin])

- Have donated blood within 60 days of screening.

Locations and Contacts

Research Site, Etten-Leur, Netherlands

Research Site, Leiden, Netherlands

Research Site, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Research Site, Utrecht, Netherlands

Research Site, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Research Site, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Additional Information

Starting date: September 2007
Last updated: March 19, 2015

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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