Plenity was proven in a clinical study.†
People who took Plenity lost at least 5% of their body weight.
Plenity responders lost on average 10% of their body weight.
Average weight loss over 6 months was about 22 pounds.
†Plenity or placebo was given to 436 adults who were overweight or had obesity, with and without type 2 diabetes, over 24 weeks in conjunction with diet and exercise. The study was designed to measure:
- whether at least 35% of individuals receiving Plenity lost 5% of their body weight
- in a clinical trial, 59% of Plenity responders lost on average 10% of their body weight (22 pounds) in six months
- whether individuals receiving Plenity lost 3% more of their body weight than individuals receiving placebo
- individuals on Plenity lost on average 6% vs individuals on placebo who lost on average 4%
In a clinical trial, there was no difference in overall side effects compared to placebo. The most common side effects were fullness, bloating, flatulence, and/or abdominal pain.