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Truncal obesity Treatments

Treatments for Truncal obesity

The following treatments are listed for Truncal obesity in our knowledge base:

  • Adjunctive therapies which may be prescribed by a physician are orlistat or sibutramine. In the presence of diabetes mellitus type 2, the physician might instead prescribe metformin and thiazolidinediones (rosiglitazone or pioglitazone) as anti-diabetic drugs rather than sulfonylurea derivatives. Thiazolidinediones may cause slight weight gain but decrease "pathologic" abdominal fat, and therefore may be prescribed for diabetics with central obesity

Treatments for Causes of Truncal obesity

Review the treatment information pages for various causes of Truncal obesity:

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

The following list of conditions have 'Truncal 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 Truncal obesity or choose View All.

 

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