Facts about the drug treatment of obesity:
- Diet drugs do not work well for long-term weight loss. In some cases, they are hazardous.
- Drug treatment for obesity should only be used when lifestyle and diet modifications are unsuccessful.
- Drug treatment should only be undertaken in combination with lifestyle and diet modification.
- Weight loss drugs should only be used for those who are medically at risk because of their weight (high BMI), and should be administered only by a physician.
- Medications used to treat obesity include:
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