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This exploratory study is designed to evaluate various pharmacodynamic effects of subcutaneously (SC) infused or injected pramlintide in obese, nondiabetic male and postmenopausal female (not on hormone replacement therapy) subjects. The study will also assess the safety and tolerability of pramlintide administered by SC infusion or injection.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Pharmacodynamics Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:39:45-0400
This study will evaluate the safety, tolerability, and effect on body weight of leptin, injected subcutaneously, in combination with pramlintide, injected subcutaneously.
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A status with BODY WEIGHT that is above certain standard of acceptable or desirable weight. In the scale of BODY MASS INDEX, overweight is defined as having a BMI of 25.0-29.9 kg/m2. Overweight may or may not be due to increases in body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE), hence overweight does not equal "over fat".
An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of acetate esters and water to alcohols and acetate. EC 220.127.116.11.
Megestrol acetate is a progestogen with actions and uses similar to those of the progestogens in general. It also has anti-androgenic properties. It is given by mouth in the palliative treatment or as an adjunct to other therapy in endometrial carcinoma and in breast cancer. Megestrol acetate has been approved to treat anorexia and cachexia. (From Reynolds JEF(Ed): Martindale: The Extra Pharmacopoeia (electronic version). Micromedex, Inc, Englewood, CO, 1995)
A 6-methyl PROGESTERONE acetate with reported glucocorticoid activity and effect on ESTRUS.
An enzyme that catalyzes the formation of CoA derivatives from ATP, acetate, and CoA to form AMP, pyrophosphate, and acetyl CoA. It acts also on propionates and acrylates. EC 18.104.22.168.
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