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A Study to Examine the Effect of Pramlintide on Body Weight and Its Safety and Tolerability in Obese Subjects

This study has been completed.
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First received: May 27, 2005
Last updated: April 9, 2015
Last verified: April 2015
This is a study to examine the effect of pramlintide on body weight and its safety and tolerability in obese subjects.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: pramlintide acetate
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 2B, Randomized, Double-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled, Dose Ranging, Multicenter Study to Examine the Effect of Pramlintide on Body Weight and Its Safety and Tolerability in Obese Subjects

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To examine the effect of pramlintide on body weight in obese subjects [ Time Frame: Approximately 16 weeks ]
  • To examine the safety and tolerability of pramlintide in obese subjects [ Time Frame: Approximately 16 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To investigate the effect of pramlintide in obese subjects on anthropometric and fasting/postprandial humoral metabolic parameters [ Time Frame: Approximately 16 weeks ]

Enrollment: 400
Study Start Date: May 2005
Study Completion Date: November 2005
Primary Completion Date: November 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Pramlintide Acetate Drug: pramlintide acetate
Other Name: Pramlintide acetate injection (Pramlintide (0.6 mg/mL)) is a clear, colorless, sterile solution for SC injection
Placebo Comparator: Placebo


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Is obese with a body mass index (BMI) >=30 kg/m^2 to <=50 kg/m^2, and has been obese for at least one year before screening.
  • Usually consumes at least three major meals (morning, midday, and evening) each day.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Is currently enrolled in a formal weight-loss program.
  • Has had liposuction within 1 year before screening or is planning to have liposuction during the study.
  • Has received any investigational drug within 3 months before screening.
  • Has previously participated in a study using pramlintide.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00112021

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Lisa Porter, MD Amylin Pharmaceuticals, LLC.
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: AstraZeneca Identifier: NCT00112021     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 137OB-201 
Study First Received: May 27, 2005
Last Updated: April 9, 2015
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
weight loss

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms
Islet Amyloid Polypeptide
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Appetite Depressants
Anti-Obesity Agents
Amylin Receptor Agonists
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on October 27, 2016