The uphill battle facing antiobesity drugs

Daubresse, M; Alexander, G C
March 2015
International Journal of Obesity;Mar2015, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p377
Academic Journal
The authors reflect on the limited adoption of antibobesity drugs in clinical practice in the U.S. despite their association with short-term weight loss. They cite several antiobesity drugs that were withdrawn from the market due to the occurrence of adverse effects including sibutramine and orlistat. They also examine the position of the Food and Drug Administration on antiobesity drugs and obesity treatment.


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