Effects of Herbal Products on Metabolism and Hunger

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Natural Prescriptions
Information provided by:
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00198952
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: NA
Last verified: April 2002
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

to test safety and efficacy on metabolism, heart rate, blood pressure, TSH (and other blood)and hunger/caloric compensation on ephedra versus placebo


Condition Intervention
Obesity
Metabolism
Drug: DietPro
Drug: Placebo

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effects of Herbal Products on Metabolism and Hunger

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Further study details as provided by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • metabolic rate
  • heart rate
  • blood pressure
  • TSH
  • caloric compensation

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • weight
  • body composition

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: February 2000
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2001
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 50 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

age 18-50, non-smoking, not pregnant (serum), Beck <15, physician permission

Exclusion Criteria:

pregnant, lactating, smoker, use of appetite-affecting medications

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00198952

Locations
United States, Maryland
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21093
Sponsors and Collaborators
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Natural Prescriptions
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Lawrence J Cheskin, MD Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00198952     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NP2000-01
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: September 13, 2005
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

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

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