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Medication in the Treatment of Obesity (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Gayle M. Galletta, MD, FACEP, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Massachusetts.

Editor: Jerry R. Balentine, DO, FACEP

Previous contributing authors and editors:

Author: Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine.com, Inc.

Coauthor(s): Kathryn L Hale, MS, PA-C, Medical Writer, eMedicine.com, Inc.

Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Jonathan Adler, MD, Instructor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital.

REFERENCES:

Allison, D.B., et al. "Controlled-release phentermine/topiramate in severely obese adults: a randomized controlled trial (EQUIP)." Obesity. 20.2 Feb. 2012: 330-42. Epub 2011 Nov3.

Fidler, M.C., et al. "A one-year randomized trial of lorcaserin for weight loss in obese and overweight adults: the BLOSSOM trial." J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 96.10 Oct. 2011: 3067-3077. Epub 2011 Jul27.

Gadde, K.M., et al. "Effects of low-dose, controlled-release, phentermine plus topiramate combination on weight and associated comorbidities in overweight and obese adults (CONQUER): a randomized, placebo-controlled, phase 3 trial." Lancet. 377.9774 Apr. 16, 2011: 1341-1352. Epub2011 Apr8.


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