Anorectic Drugs: Use in General Practice

@article{Craddock2012AnorecticDU,
  title={Anorectic Drugs: Use in General Practice},
  author={Denis Craddock},
  journal={Drugs},
  year={2012},
  volume={11},
  pages={378-393}
}
SummaryThe treatment of obesity is one of the major measures available today in the field of preventive medicine. In particular, the coronary epidemic of Western civilisation would be halted, and most cases of maturity-onset diabetes prevented, if obesity were to be treated effectively.Anorectic drugs act mainly on the satiety centre in the hypothalamus to produce anorexia. They also have various metabolic effects involving fat and carbohydrate metabolism, but many of these may be secondary to… 
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