Efficacy of sibutramine, orlistat and combination therapy on short-term weight management in obese patients

Kaya A., Aydin N., TOPSEVER F. P. , Filiz M., Ozturk A., Dagar A., ...More

BIOMEDICINE & PHARMACOTHERAPY, vol.58, no.10, pp.582-587, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 58 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.biopha.2004.09.006
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.582-587
  • Keywords: obesity, sibutramine, orlistat, combination therapy, efficacy, randomized trial, PLACEBO-CONTROLLED TRIAL, DOUBLE-BLIND, RISK-FACTOR, PHARMACOTHERAPY, TOLERABILITY, MAINTENANCE
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No


Objectives. - To compare changes in anthropometric measures [body mass index (BMI), body weight] of obese patients treated with diet and exercise alone or additionally sibutramine, orlistat or the combination of both drugs, respectively. To describe encountered adverse effects.