NEJM publishes Takeda EXAMINE cardiovascular safety outcomes trial in type 2 diabetes patients

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (Takeda) has announced results of the EXAMINE (EXamination of CArdiovascular OutcoMes: AlogliptIN vs. Standard of CarE in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Acute Coronary Syndrome) cardiovascular (CV) safety outcomes trial, showing the primary endpoint of non-inferiority compared to placebo in addition to standard of care was met with no increase in CV risk in a Type 2 diabetes patient population at high-risk for CV events. These data, published in the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) and also presented at the ESC Congress 2013, demonstrate that alogliptin does not increase CV risk in Type…
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