Drug therapy for obesity: an update.

  title={Drug therapy for obesity: an update.},
  author={Nicholas G. Popovich and O B Wood},
  journal={Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association},
  volume={NS37 1},
  pages={31-9, 56}
As a method of losing weight and maintaining weight loss, calorie-restricted diets are proving ineffective and counterproductive. The best candidates for drug therapy for obesity include patients with comorbidities that can be decreased with weight loss and those at risk for obesity-related comorbidities. The central nervous system properties of the… CONTINUE READING