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Evaluation of Orlistat as Adjuvant Treatment of Obesity in Adults

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified January 2017 by EMS
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: December 24, 2012
Last Update Posted: January 26, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
The purpose of this study is to evaluate efficacy of orlistat 60 mg as adjuvant treatment of Obesity in adults.

Condition Intervention Phase
Obesity Drug: Orlistat 60 mg Other: Placebo Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Prospective Study, Parallel, Double-blind, Multicenter for Evaluation of Efficacy of Orlistat 60 mg as Adjuvant Treatment of Obesity in Adults

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Further study details as provided by EMS:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Efficacy of Orlistat 60 mg associated with diet and exercise in relation to placebo associated with diet and exercise in obesity treatment based on weight loss. [ Time Frame: 112 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety will be evaluated by the adverse events occurrences [ Time Frame: 112 days ]

Estimated Enrollment: 570
Actual Study Start Date: September 2016
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2017 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Orlistat 60 mg Drug: Orlistat 60 mg
1 tablet 3 times a day
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Other: Placebo
1 tablet 3 times a day


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Signed Informed Consent;
  • Adults Male and Female ≥ 18 years old;
  • Obesity (BMI ≥ 30kg/m2 or ≥ 27 Kg/m2 with associate risk);

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy and Lactation or women without effective contraception;
  • Relevant clinical diseases;
  • Obesity associated to genetic syndrome;
  • Decompensated Diabetes;
  • Psychiatric disorders;
  • Alimentary disorders;
  • Use of: anorectics, herbal weight loss and/or constipation and laxatives, in the past 30 days;
  • Patients using cyclosporine or amiodarone;
  • Patients with bowel disease;
  • Prior bariatric surgery;
  • Anemia;
  • Hemoglobinopathies and coagulopathy;
  • History of cancer in the past five years;
  • Use of corticosteroids, oral or injectable, in the last 30 days.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01755676

Contact: Roberto B. Amazonas, MD +551938879851 pesquisa.clinica@ems.com.br

Centro de Medicina Reprodutiva Dr Carlos Isaia Filho Recruiting
Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil
Contact: Carlos Isaia Filho, MD    55 51 3222-8180      
Principal Investigator: Carlos Isaia Filho, MD         
Loema Recruiting
Campinas, SP, Brazil, 13010001
Contact: Fabio R Santos, MD       contato@loemaipc.com.br   
Principal Investigator: Fabio R Santos, MD         
Allergisa Recruiting
Campinas, São Paulo, Brazil
Contact: Mauro A Crippa, MD         
CIPMED Recruiting
Jau, São Paulo, Brazil
Contact: Paula Tokunaga, PI         
Marcio Antonio Pereira Clinica de Endocrinologia Recruiting
São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil
Contact: Marcio A. Pereira, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
  More Information

Responsible Party: EMS
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01755676     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ORL60EMS0511
First Submitted: December 17, 2012
First Posted: December 24, 2012
Last Update Posted: January 26, 2017
Last Verified: January 2017

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Nutrition Disorders
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Obesity Agents