Efficacy and safety of semaglutide once weekly versus insulin glargine once daily as add on to metformin with or without sulphonylurea in insulin-naive subjects with type 2 diabetes

Trial Profile

Efficacy and safety of semaglutide once weekly versus insulin glargine once daily as add on to metformin with or without sulphonylurea in insulin-naive subjects with type 2 diabetes

Completed
Phase of Trial: Phase III

Latest Information Update: 15 Dec 2017

At a glance

  • Drugs Semaglutide (Primary) ; Insulin glargine
  • Indications Type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Focus Registrational; Therapeutic Use
  • Acronyms SUSTAIN 4
  • Sponsors Novo Nordisk
  • Most Recent Events

    • 15 Dec 2017 According to a Novo Nordisk media release, the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) under the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a positive opinion, recommending marketing authorisation for Ozempic (semaglutide) for the treatment of adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
    • 08 Dec 2017 Results evaluate the potential of semaglutide in helping subjects achieve HbA1c targets, additional analyses were performed with data from the SUSTAIN 1-5 trials, were presented at the 2017 Congress of the International Diabetes Federation.
    • 08 Dec 2017 Results assessing the effect of once-weekly subcutaneous semaglutide on FPG and PPG across the SUSTAIN 1-5 trials, were presented at the 2017 Congress of the International Diabetes Federation.
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