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A Study of Xenical (Orlistat) in Overweight and Obese Adolescents

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00940628
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 16, 2009
Last Update Posted : April 5, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hoffmann-La Roche

Brief Summary:
This 2 arm study will assess the effect of Xenical on body mass index (BMI)in obese or overweight adolescents. Patients will be randomised into one of 2 groups; both groups will undergo a regimen of mildly hypocaloric diet and physical exercise, but one group will also receive Xenical 120mg po tid. The anticipated time on study treatment is 1 year, and the target sample size is <100 individuals.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Obesity Behavioral: Diet and Exercise Drug: orlistat [Xenical] Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 60 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Open-label Comparative Randomized Study of the Efficacy and Safety of Orlistat (Xenical) in Complex Therapy of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders in Adolescents
Study Start Date : April 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2010

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Drug Information available for: Orlistat

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1 Behavioral: Diet and Exercise
mildly hypocaloric diet and physical exercise

Drug: orlistat [Xenical]
120mg po tid

2 Behavioral: Diet and Exercise
mildly hypocaloric diet and physical exercise

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in BMI [ Time Frame: At each clinic visit, every 4 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Adverse events, laboratory parameters [ Time Frame: At each clinic visit, every 4 weeks ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 14 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • adolescent patients, 12-14 years of age
  • overweight or obese

Exclusion Criteria:

  • age <12 or >14 years
  • BMI in normal range

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00940628

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Russian Federation
Ekaterinburg, Russian Federation, 620028
Kazan, Russian Federation, 420073
Khabarovsk, Russian Federation, 680063
Krasnodar, Russian Federation, 350013
Krasnoyarsk, Russian Federation, 660074
Moscow, Russian Federation, 117036
Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Federation, 603136
Novosibirsk, Russian Federation, 630048
Samara, Russian Federation, 443079
Tumen, Russian Federation, 625023
Yaroslavl, Russian Federation, 150030
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hoffmann-La Roche
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Study Director: Clinical Trials Hoffmann-La Roche
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Responsible Party: Hoffmann-La Roche
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00940628    
Other Study ID Numbers: ML19569
First Posted: July 16, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 5, 2016
Last Verified: April 2016
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Nutrition Disorders
Body Weight
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Obesity Agents
Lipid Regulating Agents