Investigation of the Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics, and Pharmacodynamics of LIM-0705 in Male Subjects With Impaired Glucose Tolerance


Limerick BioPharma

Status and phase

Phase 1


Impaired Glucose Tolerance


Drug: Placebo
Drug: LIM-0705

Study type


Funder types




Details and patient eligibility


LIM-0705 will gain results on the effects of LIM-0705 on Male Subjects with Impaired Glucose Tolerance


30 estimated patients




18 to 70 years old


No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  1. Males, age 18-70 years old

  2. Measured waist circumference to hip circumference ratio >0.90

  3. Body mass index (BMI) of 27 - 40 kg/m2

  4. Screening and Day -1 capillary glucose measurement between 110-160 mg/dL (6.1-8.9 mmol/L) after a 12 hour fast

  5. Screening and Day -1 OGTT with a 2 hour post-glucose measurement ≥140 mg/dL (7.8 mmol/L) after a 12 hour fast

  6. Screening HbA1c > 6 and ≤ 7.5%

  7. Subjects must be in reasonably good health as determined by pre-study medical history, physical examination, 12-lead ECG, and the following laboratory measures:

    • Electrolytes, ALP, LDH, creatinine, and urea must be within normal range without medication
    • Urinalysis within normal limits
  8. Willing to remain in confinement at the clinical study unit for up to 18 days/17 nights and to return to the unit as specified for additional assessments

  9. Willing to consume only the food that is provided by the clinical study unit

  10. Non-smokers or "social smokers" (defined as fewer than 5 cigarettes per week) willing to abstain from smoking for the duration of study

  11. Willing to abstain from alcohol-containing, grapefruit-containing, or caffeine-containing foods or beverages

  12. Able to read, understand and follow the study instructions

  13. Agree to use of two effective methods of contraception

Exclusion criteria

  1. Allergy to onions or red wine
  2. Strict vegetarians (i.e., subjects who do not eat meat, fish, fowl, or dairy)
  3. Use of any non-study medication(s) during the study period other than those approved by the Investigator for treatment of an adverse event (AE)
  4. Use of chemotherapy agents or history of cancer, other than non-metastatic non-melanoma skin cancer that has been completely excised, within five (5) years prior to the Screening visit
  5. Use of any dietary aids or foods known to modulate drug metabolizing enzymes (e.g., St. John's Wort, grapefruit juice) within 4 days of randomization
  6. History of bacterial or viral infection requiring treatment with antibiotics or antivirals within 30 days of randomization
  7. Difficulty in swallowing oral medications
  8. History of seizure disorder
  9. Moderate to severe gastro-esophageal reflux disease
  10. History of arrhythmia
  11. Cognitive or psychiatric disorders, or any other condition that could interfere with compliance with study procedures and/or confinement in a clinical study unit
  12. Baseline liver enzymes greater than the upper limit of normal
  13. Baseline creatine phosphokinase (CPK) greater than 2.5x the upper limit of normal
  14. History of drug or alcohol abuse
  15. Use of any other investigational drug within 30 days of randomization or investigational biologic within 180 days of randomization
  16. Use of over-the-counter (OTC) medications or nutraceuticals, excluding routine vitamins, within 14 days of randomization or 5 half-lives of the drug, whichever is longer
  17. Use of prescription pharmaceuticals within 30 days of randomization
  18. Donation and/or receipt of any blood or blood products within 90 days of randomization
  19. Current gastrointestinal (GI), renal, hepatic, or coagulant disorder within 12 months of randomization
  20. History of peptic or duodenal ulcer or GI bleed
  21. Subjects with Gilbert's Syndrome
  22. Subjects with positive drug or alcohol screen
  23. Subject positive for hepatitis C antibody (HCV), hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg), or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) antibody

Trial design

Primary purpose




Interventional model

Parallel Assignment


Single Blind

30 participants in 2 patient groups, including a placebo group

Experimental group
750 mg of LIM-0705 BID for 14 days. Up to 20 subjects.
Drug: LIM-0705
Placebo Comparator group
Placebo BID for 14 days. Up to 10 subjects.
Drug: Placebo

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