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Survey on the Pharmacy Follow-up of Alli Purchasers

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
GlaxoSmithKline Identifier:
First received: March 29, 2010
Last updated: October 25, 2012
Last verified: October 2012
To assess the feasibility and acceptability of genuine pharmacy follow up of people wishing to lose weight.

Condition Intervention
Overweight Drug: Orlistat

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Survey on the Pharmacy Follow up of Alli Purchasers

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in Physical activity [ Time Frame: baseline to 1 year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in dietary behavior [ Time Frame: baseline to 1 year ]
  • Evaluation of care pathway (e.g., consultation with doctors, use of nutritional information) [ Time Frame: baseline to 1 year ]
  • Satisfaction with management (i.e., results on weight and treatment comfort) [ Time Frame: baseline to 1 year ]

Enrollment: 80
Study Start Date: January 2010
Study Completion Date: December 2010
Primary Completion Date: December 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
60 mg Orlistat
Purchased by consumer
Drug: Orlistat
60 mg


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Consumers purchasing orlistat in a pharmacy setting

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Individuals who have been recognized as being eligible for treatment, who have agreed to pharmacy follow up, and have given their informed consent to take part in the survey.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01387243

Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline Identifier: NCT01387243     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: W5350856
Study First Received: March 29, 2010
Last Updated: October 25, 2012

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
behavior modification

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Obesity Agents processed this record on September 21, 2017