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Evaluation of Orlistat as Adjuvant Treatment of Obesity in Adults

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01755676
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 24, 2012
Last Update Posted : April 7, 2020
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Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate efficacy of orlistat 60 mg as adjuvant treatment of Obesity in adults.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Obesity Drug: Orlistat 60 mg Other: Placebo Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 638 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Prospective Study, Parallel, Double-blind, Multicenter for Evaluation of Efficacy of Orlistat 60 mg as Adjuvant Treatment of Obesity in Adults
Actual Study Start Date : September 2016
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : December 21, 2017

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Drug Information available for: Orlistat

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Orlistat 60 mg Drug: Orlistat 60 mg
1 tablet 3 times a day

Placebo Comparator: Placebo Other: Placebo
1 tablet 3 times a day

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Efficacy of Orlistat 60 mg associated with diet and exercise in relation to placebo associated with diet and exercise in obesity treatment based on weight loss. [ Time Frame: 112 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Safety will be evaluated by the adverse events occurrences [ Time Frame: 112 days ]

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Signed Informed Consent;
  • Adults Male and Female ≥ 18 years old;
  • Obesity (BMI ≥ 30kg/m2 or ≥ 27 Kg/m2 with associate risk);

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy and Lactation or women without effective contraception;
  • Relevant clinical diseases;
  • Obesity associated to genetic syndrome;
  • Decompensated Diabetes;
  • Psychiatric disorders;
  • Alimentary disorders;
  • Use of: anorectics, herbal weight loss and/or constipation and laxatives, in the past 30 days;
  • Patients using cyclosporine or amiodarone;
  • Patients with bowel disease;
  • Prior bariatric surgery;
  • Anemia;
  • Hemoglobinopathies and coagulopathy;
  • History of cancer in the past five years;
  • Use of corticosteroids, oral or injectable, in the last 30 days.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01755676

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Centro de Medicina Reprodutiva Dr Carlos Isaia Filho
Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
Campinas, SP, Brazil, 13010001
Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil
Jau, São Paulo, Brazil
Marcio Antonio Pereira Clinica de Endocrinologia
São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Responsible Party: EMS Identifier: NCT01755676    
Other Study ID Numbers: ORL60EMS0511
First Posted: December 24, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 7, 2020
Last Verified: April 2020

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Nutrition Disorders
Body Weight
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Obesity Agents
Lipid Regulating Agents