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This is a research study designed to examine the effectiveness of an obesity medication (orlistat) given in addition to behavioral weight loss therapy. Participants will be obese monolingual (Spanish-speaking only) men and women.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Xenical + behavioral intervention, Behavioral intervention + placebo
Hispanic Clinic of the Connecticut Mental Health Center
Active, not recruiting
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:36:41-0400
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