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A Phase IV, Multi-Center, Open-Label Trial of Sibutramine in Combination With a Hypocaloric Diet in Obese and Overweight Thai Subjects.

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: October 10, 2005
Last Update Posted: July 15, 2008
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The purpose of the study is to determine the safety and weight loss when sibutramine is used in overweight and obese subjects.

Condition Intervention Phase
Obesity Drug: sibutramine hydochloride monohydrate Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Safety and Weight Reduction of Sibutramine in the Treatment of Thai Obese and Overweight Subjects

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Further study details as provided by Abbott:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Weight loss [ Time Frame: 48 weeks ]
  • Safety parameters [ Time Frame: 48 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Waist and hip circumference [ Time Frame: 48 weeks ]
  • Fasting glucose [ Time Frame: 48 weeks ]
  • Fasting lipids [ Time Frame: 48 weeks ]
  • Uric acid [ Time Frame: 48 weeks ]

Enrollment: 93
Study Start Date: June 2004
Primary Completion Date: January 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Drug: sibutramine hydochloride monohydrate
10 mg QD with the option to increase dose to 15 mg QD up until Week 4
Other Names:
  • ABT-991
  • sibutramine
  • Meridia


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subject has nutritional obesity and BMI >30 kg/m

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • Inadequately controlled hypertension
  • History of Gilles de la Tourette's Syndrome.
  • Use of any MAOIs, SSRIs, amino acids, antimigraine drugs, opioids
  • Hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism.
  • History of:

    • benign prostatic hyperplasia
    • neurological disorders
    • psychiatric illness
    • severe renal or hepatic impairments
    • narrow-angle glaucoma
  • History of cardiovascular disease or cerebrovascular disease
  • Persistent tachycardia at rest
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Phaeochromocytoma
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00234988

United States, Illinois
Global Medical Information - Abbott
North Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60064
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Global Medical Information 1-800-633-9110 Abbott
  More Information

Responsible Party: Peter Bacher, MD, PhD, Abbott
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00234988     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: THAI-03-002
First Submitted: September 13, 2005
First Posted: October 10, 2005
Last Update Posted: July 15, 2008
Last Verified: July 2008

Keywords provided by Abbott:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms
Antidepressive Agents
Psychotropic Drugs
Appetite Depressants
Anti-Obesity Agents