Sibutramine Plus Meal Replacement Therapy for Body Weight Loss and Maintenance in Obese Patients

Early, James L.; Apovian, Caroline M.; Aronne, Louis J.; Fernstrom, Madelyn H.; Frank, Arthur; Greenway, Frank L.; Heber, David; Kushner, Robert F.; Cwik, Kristine M.; Walch, Julia K.; Hewkin, Ann C.; Blakesley, Vicky
June 2007
Obesity (19307381);Jun2007, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p1464
Academic Journal
The article discusses a study which assessed the efficacy and safety of sibutramine with a low-calorie diet (LCD) in achieving weight loss and maintenance in obese patients. A total of 148 obese patients were recruited for the study, undergoing two phases of the trial design and treatment. Results were presented stating that sibutramine plus LCD, along with meal replacement and behavior modification were proven safe and effective for achieving and sustaining weight loss.


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