Drugs in obesity
AbstractThe principles considered in the management of obesity are discussed; they include education and motivation, diet, exercise and drugs. Drugs provide no cure but may need to be used during an initial period of dietary regulation. Amphetamine and related drugs should not be used. Fenfluramine is approved for use; it appears to have the least undesirable side-effects.
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