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Obesity Treatments

Treatments for Obesity

The following treatments are listed for Obesity in our knowledge base:

  • Diet changes
  • Low Calorie Diet - 800-1500 calories
  • Very Low-Calorie Diet (VLCD) - less than 800 calories
  • Exercise
  • Appetite-suppressant medications
  • Orlistat
  • Sibutramine
  • Dexfenfluramine (Redux:withdrawn)
  • Diethylpropion (Tenuate, Tenuate dospan)
  • Fenfluramine (Pondimin:withdrawn)
  • "fen/phen" Fenfluramine/phentermine (withdrawn)
  • Mazindol (Sanorex, Mazanor)
  • Orlistat (Xenical)
  • Phendimetrazine (Bontril, Plegine, Prelu-2, X-Trozine)
  • Phentermine (Adipex-P, Fastin, Ionamin, Oby-trim)
  • Sibutramine (Meridia)
  • Drug combinations
  • Treatment of any underlying causes of obesity
  • Vitamin D - possibly used for treatment of vitamin D deficiency

Alternative Treatments for Obesity

Alternative treatments, home remedies, other other complementary therapies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Obesity in various sources may include:

Drugs and Medications used to treat Obesity:

Some of the drugs and medications used in the treatment of Obesity may include:

Unlabeled Drugs and Medications to treat Obesity:

Unlabelled alternative drug treatments for Obesity may include:

Latest treatments for Obesity

The following medications/drugs/procedures are some of the latest treatments for Obesity:

Treatments for Causes of Obesity

Review the treatment information pages for various causes of Obesity:

More causes: not all possible causes for Obesity are listed above; for a full list refer to causes of Obesity.

Treatment Notes

Only your doctor can advise whether any of these treatments are appropriate for your specific medical situation. Always discuss all treatment options with your doctor before making a decision, including whether to start or discontinue any treatment plan.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Obesity:

The following list of conditions have 'Obesity' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

Select from the following alphabetical view of conditions which include a symptom of Obesity or choose View All.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Obesity:

The following list of medical conditions have 'Obesity' or similar listed as a medical complication in our database.


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