TITLE

Review: Orlistat and sibutramine are modestly effective for weight loss at 1 year

AUTHOR(S)
Padwal, R.
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 142 Issue 1, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that orlistat and sibutramine are modestly effective for weight loss at one year. Studies of off-label therapy, drugs with high addiction potential that preclude long-term use or investigational, herbal or alternative compounds were excluded. Study quality assessment included method of randomizadon, allocation concealment, blinding, intention-to treat analysis and attrition. Orlistat and sibutramine are modestly effective for weight loss at one year.
ACCESSION #
15851791

 

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