Hypothesis: Beta-adrenergic receptor blockers and weight gain: A systematic analysis.

@article{Sharma2001HypothesisBR,
  title={Hypothesis: Beta-adrenergic receptor blockers and weight gain: A systematic analysis.},
  author={Arya M. Sharma and Tobias Pischon and Sandra Hardt and Iris Kunz and Friedrich C. Luft},
  journal={Hypertension},
  year={2001},
  volume={37 2},
  pages={250-4}
}
One of the arguments put forward against the primary use of beta-blockers has been concern about adverse metabolic effects, such as unfavorable effects on lipids or insulin sensitivity. Another less-appreciated potential drawback is their propensity to cause weight gain in some patients. In 8 evaluable prospective randomized controlled trials that lasted… CONTINUE READING