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Amylin Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Results from Dose-Ranging Clinical Study of Pramlintide/Metreleptin Combination Treatment for Obesity
Date:7/9/2009

metreleptin 5 mg/placebo; 4) pramlintide 180 mcg/metreleptin 2.5 mg; 5) pramlintide 180 mcg/metreleptin 5 mg; 6) pramlintide 360 mcg/metreleptin 1.25 mg; 7) pramlintide 360 mcg/metreleptin 2.5 mg; or 8) pramlintide 360 mcg/metreleptin 5 mg.

Lifestyle intervention was included throughout study (dietary, exercise and behavioral). Body composition was assessed using DEXA scanning at enrollment and again at study termination. Across all treatment arms, approximately 60% (n=360) of patients were deemed evaluable (subjects who completed at least 24 weeks of treatment on study medication and had no major protocol deviations).

As part of an ongoing extension protocol, study participants may continue on therapy for a total of 52 weeks. Data from this study will be submitted for presentation at a future medical meeting and for publication in a peer-reviewed journal.

About Obesity

Obesity is a chronic disorder that affects millions of people and is linked to increased health risk of several medical conditions including type 2 diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, osteoarthritis, sleep disorders and several types of cancers. According to The Obesity Society, obesity is the second leading cause of preventable death in the United States. The total direct and indirect cost attributed to overweight and obesity health issues exceeds $100 billion in the United States each year. Obesity is also rapidly becoming a major health problem in all industrialized nations and many developing countries.

There are different classes of obesity defined by body mass index, or BMI. Overweight is defined as BMI 25 to 29.9 kg/m2, Obesity Class I is BMI 30 to 34.9 kg/m2, Obesity Class II is BMI 35 to 39.9 kg/m2 and Obesity Class III is BMI 40 kg/m2 or more. Of the over 100 million overweight and obese individuals in the United States, over 80 million have a BMI less t
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