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A Study to Assess the Pharmacologic Equivalence of Two Orlistat Dosage Forms

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01550926
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 12, 2012
Last Update Posted : January 28, 2013
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Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine whether a new dosage form and dose of orlistat is equivalent to the currently marketed form.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Overweight Drug: 120 mg orlistat Drug: 60 mg orlistat Drug: orlistat experimental dose Phase 1

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 48 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: A Study to Assess the Pharmacologic Equivalence of Two Orlistat Dosage Forms
Study Start Date : February 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2009

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Drug Information available for: Orlistat

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Arm 1
60 mg orlistat
Drug: 60 mg orlistat
60 mg orlistat

Active Comparator: Arm 2
120 mg orlistat (2 X 60 mg capsules)
Drug: 120 mg orlistat
2 X60 mg capsule

Experimental: Arm 3
orlistat experimental formulation
Drug: orlistat experimental dose

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Fecal fat excretion [ Time Frame: 9 days ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age: 18-60 years
  • Body Mass Index: 25-33

Exclusion Criteria:

  • gastrointestinal disease
  • organ transplant
  • HIV, hepatitis B or C
  • food allergies
  • alcohol or other substance abuse
  • smoking

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United Kingdom
MDS Pharma Services
Belfast, N. Ireland, United Kingdom, BT9 6AD
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
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Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01550926    
Other Study ID Numbers: W3680604
First Posted: March 12, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 28, 2013
Last Verified: April 2012
Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Body Weight
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Obesity Agents
Lipid Regulating Agents