Johns Hopkins Diabetes GuideMedicationsObesity


Clare Lee, M.D., Brian Pinto, Pharm.D
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  • Indicated for obese patients with an initial body mass index (BMI) ≥ 30 kg/m2, or overweight patients with a BMI ≥ 27 kg/m2 in the presence of at least one weight related comorbid condition (e.g., hypertension, dyslipidemia, cardiovascular disease, glucose intolerance, sleep apnea) for weight loss and maintenance of weight loss
  • Should be used in conjunction with a reduced-calorie diet and a program of regular exercise
  • Approved for adults, age 18 and older

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Last updated: September 26, 2013