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Journal of Obesity
Volume 2011, Article ID 636181, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/636181
Review Article

Present and Future: Pharmacologic Treatment of Obesity

1Department of Endocrinology, Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Bronx, NY 10457, USA
2Diabetes Center, Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical School, Ein karem, Jerusalem 12000, Israel

Received 7 June 2010; Accepted 9 December 2010

Academic Editor: L. Van Gaal

Copyright © 2011 Mariela Glandt and Itamar Raz. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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It can be noted that on average most of the existing medications lead to about a 5% weight loss, with the exception of the sympathomimetic drugs approved for short term.

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