Plenity is an aid for weight management in adults who are overweight or obese and have a body mass index (BMI) of 25 to 40 kg/m2, when combined with diet and exercise.
Plenity is the onlyFDA cleared weight managementapproach made from naturally derived building blocks—cellulose and citric acid. In a clinical study,* nearly 6 out of 10 people who took Plenitylost at least 5%of their body weight. Their average weight loss was 10%(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 clinical trials, 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 clinical studies, there was no difference in overall side effects compared to placebo. The most common side effects were fullness, bloating, flatulence, and/or abdominal pain.