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Drugs for weight loss

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amandakzinn's version from 2015-05-03 00:18

Section 1

Question Answer
phentermine dosing15-37.5 mg daily
orlistat dosing120 tid or 60 tid with meals
phentermine/topiramate dosing3.75/23 for 2 weeks then 7.5/46 daily
lorcaserin dosing10 BID
buproprion/naltrexone dosing90/8 daily one week, bid one week, 2qam 1pm one week, 2bid daily
liraglutide dosing0.6 mg SQ QD one week, 1.2 SQ QD one week, 1.8 one week, 2.4 one week
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Section 2

Question Answer
insomniaphentermine, phentermine/top, buprop/naltrexone
increased blood pressurephentermine, (monitor BP in bup/naltrexone)
increased heart ratephentermine, phent/top, (bup/naltrexone monitor)
only approved short termphentermine
no use glaucomaphentermine and phent/top
headacheorlistat, lorcaserin,
avoid with high fat dietorlistat and bup/naltrexone
must be certified to prescribephent/top
altered taste phent/top
pregnancy test baseline and monthlyphent/top
no lose 3% 12 months increase and no 5% another 12 d/cphent/top
increase breakthrough bleedingphent/top
do not d/c abruptly cuz seizuresphent/top
worsen depression possiblyphent/top, lorcaserin,
worsen attentionphent/top, lorcaserin
hypoglycemialorcaserin, liraglutide
caution serotonin syndromelorcaserin
lots improvement in lipid and blood pressurephent/top
some benefit TG , blood pressure, HRlorcaserin
priapismlorcaserin
no use with opiodsbup/naltexone
do not take history seizuresbup/naltrexone
do not chew or break openbup/naltrexone
history eating disorder no usebup/nal
tolerance after 4 weeksbup/nal
nause pretty badorlistat, bup/nal, liraglutide*
no lose 4% by 16 weeks d/cliraglutide
decreaes meal sizes by halfliraglutide
store in fridge till opened then room 30 daysliraglutide
controled medphent, phent/top, lorcaserin
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Section 3

Question Answer
phentermineadipex
orlistatxenical or ali
phent/topqysmia
lorcaserinbelviq
bup/nalcontrave
liraglutidesaxenda
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