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An Investigational Drug Study to Assess Weight Loss in Obese and Overweight Patients (0364-037)(TERMINATED)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00384605
Recruitment Status : Terminated (The overall profile does not support development for obesity)
First Posted : October 6, 2006
Last Update Posted : March 13, 2015
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

Brief Summary:
A 1 year worldwide study in obese and overweight patients to assess the safety and effect on body weight of an investigational weight loss drug.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Obesity Drug: taranabant Drug: placebo Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 1000 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase III Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial to Study the Safety and Efficacy of Taranabant (MK0364) in Obese Patients and in Overweight Patients With Obesity-Related Co-Morbidities, Followed by a 1-Year Extension
Study Start Date : October 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2008

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Body Weight
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
Arm 1: MK0364 2 mg capsule once daily
Drug: taranabant
taranabant 0.5 mg capsule, 1 mg capsule, 2 mg capsule once daily. Treatment for 52 weeks.
Experimental: 2
Arm 2: MK0364 1 mg capsule once daily
Drug: taranabant
taranabant 0.5 mg capsule, 1 mg capsule, 2 mg capsule once daily. Treatment for 52 weeks.
Experimental: 3
Arm 3: MK0364 0.5 mg capsule once daily.
Drug: taranabant
taranabant 0.5 mg capsule, 1 mg capsule, 2 mg capsule once daily. Treatment for 52 weeks.
Placebo Comparator: 4
Arm 4: Pbo capsule once daily.
Drug: placebo
Placebo capsule once daily. Treatment for 52 weeks.



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Body weight after 52 weeks of treatment [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Waist circumference, percent body fat, biochemical markers, blood pressure, and patient-reported outcomes after 52 weeks of treatment [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female, 18 years of age or older, with Body Mass Index (BMI) between 30 kg/m2 and 43 kg/m2, inclusive (BMI between 27 kg/m2 and 43 kg/m2, inclusive, for those with obesity-related comorbidities). Obesity-related comorbidities associated with a BMI of 27 kg/m2 or higher include hypertension, dyslipidemia or sleep apnea
  • Stable weight (+/-3 kg) for at least 3 months prior to study start

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of diabetes mellitis, major psychiatric disorder, significant cardiovascular disease, stroke, TIA, neurological disorder, non-febrile seizures
  • Screening systolic blood pressure > 160 mm Hg or diastolic blood pressure > 100 mm Hg

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00384605


Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Investigators
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00384605     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0364-037
2006_513
First Posted: October 6, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 13, 2015
Last Verified: March 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Obesity
Overweight
Overnutrition
Nutrition Disorders
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms