Antiobesity Preparations, Excl. Diet Products
- Antiobesity Preparations, Excl. Diet Products
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Drug Drug Description Phentermine A sympathomimetic anorectic agent used as a short-term adjunct therapy that is included in a regimen of weight reduction in cases of exogenous obesity. Fenfluramine Fenfluramine is a phenethylamine that is structurally similar to serotonin. Due to its ability to increase extracellular serotonin levels, modulate serotonergic and other neurologic receptors, and control neurotransmission, it is effective in treating pharmacoresistant seizures. Mazindol A sympathomimetic used to treat obesity in combination with lifestyle modifications. Diethylpropion An appetite suppressant used for the short term treatment of exogenous obesity in addition to calorie restriction. Orlistat A reversible inhibitor of gastrointestinal lipases indicated for weight loss and weight maintenance. Sibutramine A norepinephrine, serotonin and dopamine reuptake inhibitor indicated to assist with weight loss in obesity. Dexfenfluramine For the management of obesity including weight loss and maintenance of weight loss in patients on a reduced calorie diet Cathine Used to decrease appetite. Lorcaserin A serotonin 2C receptor agonist used in conjunction with physical activity and calorie restriction for weight loss in obese patients with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 and above, and in overweight patients with weight-related comorbidities. Rimonabant For use in conjunction with diet and exercise for patients with a body mass index greater than 30 kg/m2, or patients wih a BMI greater than 27 kg/m2 with associated... Etilamfetamine Etilamfetamine is also known as N-ethylamphetamine and is in the Canadian Legislation - The Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, and is a Schedule 1 controlled drug. Like other amphetamines, this... Clobenzorex Not Annotated Mefenorex Not Annotated Naltrexone A narcotic antagonist used in opioid overdose. Bupropion A norepinephrine and dopamine reuptake inhibitor used in the treatment of major depressive disorder (MDD), seasonal affective disorder (SAD), and as an aid to smoking cessation. Ephedrine An alpha and beta-adrenergic agonist indicated to treat hypotension under anesthesia, allergic conditions, bronchial asthma, and nasal congestion. Setmelanotide Setmelanotide is indicated to treat obesity caused by genetic POMC, PCSK1, or LEPR deficiencies or Bardet-Biedl syndrome.
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