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Japanese Dose-Response Study of Rimonabant in Obese Patients

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 11, 2007
Last Update Posted : April 7, 2009
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Brief Summary:

The primary objective is to verify the dose-response relationship of rimonabant on body weight change.

The secondary objectives are to compare the effect of 3 doses of SR141716 to placebo, on body weight loss and on secondary criteria associated with comorbidities, and to evaluate the safety and the pharmacokinetics of SR141716.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Obesity Drug: rimonabant (SR141716) Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 527 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Dose-Response Relationship Study of SR141716 in Obese Patients
Study Start Date : October 2004
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2006

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MedlinePlus related topics: Body Weight

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. absolute change in body weight from baseline to Week 24

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Efficacy: body weight, visceral fat area, waist circumference, fasting plasma glucose, HbA1c, triglyceride, HDL-cholesterol, blood pressure
  2. Safety:adverse events, laboratory tests, ECGs
  3. Pharmacokinetics: SR141716 plasma trough concentrations

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Body Mass Index ≥25 kg/m²
  • Viceral Fat Area ≥ 100 cm²
  • Diet therapy for more than 8 weeks before start of the placebo observation period
  • Stable weight (variation < ±3kg within 8 weeks before start of observation period)
  • At least 2 criteria of the following 3 comorbidities: Impaired Glucose Tolerance or Type 2 diabetes, Dyslipidemia (hypertriglyceridemia and/or low HDL-choresterol), Hypertension

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00459004

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Tokyo, Japan
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Principal Investigator: Kohji SHIRAI, Professor Toho University Sakura Medical Center, Japan

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Responsible Party: ICD Study Director, sanofi-aventis Identifier: NCT00459004     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DRI5747
First Posted: April 11, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 7, 2009
Last Verified: April 2009

Keywords provided by Sanofi:
weight loss

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Anti-Obesity Agents
Cannabinoid Receptor Antagonists
Cannabinoid Receptor Modulators
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs