Clinical evaluation of medicinal products used in weight control

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Revision 1 - Adopted guideline

Reference numberEMA/CHMP/311805/2014
Effective from01/01/2017
KeywordsObesity, weight control
DescriptionThis document provides guidance for the clinical evaluation of new medicinal products used to promote weight loss in obese adult patients. An addendum to this guideline relates to clinical investigation of treatment of obesity in children.

Document history

Revision 1

Current version

Adopted guideline


Overview of comments


Draft guideline

Concept paper

Published: 08/07/2016


Published: 08/07/2016


Published: 31/07/2014

Published: 14/11/2012

First version

Adopted guideline

Draft guideline

In operation: 31/05/2008–31/12/2016

Published: 01/06/2006

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