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Stacy Elder Dalpoas, Pharm.D., BCPS, Clare Lee, M.D., MHS, Brian Pinto, Pharm.D
Lorcaserin is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide.

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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
  • Approved for use only 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 6, 2017


Dalpoas, Stacy E, et al. "Lorcaserin." Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide, 2017. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547169/all/Lorcaserin.
Dalpoas SE, Lee C, Pinto B. Lorcaserin. Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. 2017. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547169/all/Lorcaserin. Accessed August 19, 2019.
Dalpoas, S. E., Lee, C., & Pinto, B. (2017). Lorcaserin. In Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547169/all/Lorcaserin
Dalpoas SE, Lee C, Pinto B. Lorcaserin [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. ; 2017. [cited 2019 August 19]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547169/all/Lorcaserin.
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