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To Study Different Levels of MK0493 for Safety, Efficacy, and Tolerability in Obese Patients (0493-017)(COMPLETED)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00482196
First Posted: June 5, 2007
Last Update Posted: April 28, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  Purpose
To study different doses of MK0493 for safety, efficacy and tolerability in obese patients.

Condition Intervention Phase
Obesity Drug: MK0493 Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Enrollment: 173
Study Start Date: July 2005
Study Completion Date: March 2006
Primary Completion Date: March 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient is between 21 and 65 years of age

Exclusion Criteria:

  • HIV positive as determined by medical history
  • Patient is pregnant, lactating or plans to become pregnant
  • Patient has undergone surgical treatment for obesity
  • Patient has undergone a surgical procedure within 4 weeks prior to Visit 1 or plans to undergo a surgical procedure during the study
  • Patient plans to consume more than 2 glasses of grapefruit juice per day during the study
  • Patient has participated in another clinical study (involving an investigational drug) within 3 months prior to restudy screening
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00482196


Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Investigators
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.