Purpose

The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether oral finerenone (study drug), in addition to standard daily therapy, is effective and safe in treating patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and diabetic kidney disease, when compared to a placebo.

Condition

Eligibility

Eligible Ages
Over 18 Years
Eligible Genders
All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers
No

Inclusion Criteria

  • Men or women ≥18 years of age
  • Subjects with Type Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus as defined by the American Diabetes Association
  • Diagnosis of Diabetic Kidney Disease with persistent high albuminuria or persistent very high albuminuria at the Run-In and Screening Visit
  • Pretreated with either angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI) or angiotensin receptor blocker (ARB) at maximal tolerated labeled dose without adjustments
  • Serum potassium <=4.8 mmol/L

Exclusion Criteria

  • Confirmed significant non-diabetic renal disease, including clinically relevant renal artery stenosis
  • Uncontrolled arterial hypertension (ie, mean sitting systolic blood pressure (SBP) ≥170 mmHg or mean sitting diastolic blood pressure(DBP) ≥110 mmHg at run in visit, or mean sitting SBP ≥160 mmHg or mean sitting DBP ≥100 mmHg at screening)
  • Clinical diagnosis of chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) and persistent symptoms {New York Heart Association (NYHA) class II - IV} at Run in visit [class 1A recommendation for mineralcorticoid receptor antagonist (MRAs)]
  • Dialysis for acute renal failure within 12 weeks of Run-in visit
  • Renal allograft in place or scheduled kidney transplant within next 12 months
  • Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) >12%.

Study Design

Phase
Phase 3
Study Type
Interventional
Allocation
Randomized
Intervention Model
Parallel Assignment
Primary Purpose
Treatment
Masking
Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)

Arm Groups

ArmDescriptionAssigned Intervention
Experimental
BAY94-8862
Finerenone tablet
  • Drug: Finerenone (BAY94-8862)
    10 mg or 20 mg Finerenone tablet to be given orally, once daily.
Placebo Comparator
Placebo
Matching placebo
  • Drug: Placebo
    Matching placebo to be taken orally, once daily.

Recruiting Locations

Nashville, Tennessee 37232-1371

More Details

NCT ID
NCT02545049
Status
Recruiting
Sponsor
Bayer

Study Contact

Bayer Clinical Trials Contact
(+) 1-888-8422937
clinical-trials-contact@bayer.com

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