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Weight loss with medication (medical treatment of obesity)


😊 Obesity has increased significantly as a result of the change in lifestyle and nutritional habits today, and diabetes, hypertension, cholesterol, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, sleep apnea, stroke, orthopedic diseases etc. It causes many diseases. ...

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🧐 Licensed drugs used in obesity in our country People whose BMI is >30 kg/m2 but whose weight cannot be controlled with diet and exercise, and people whose BMI is 27-29.9 kg/m2 and who have concomitant diseases or diseases (diabetes, coronary artery disease, etc.) It can be given by the doctor, taking into account the diseases. ...

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✍️ One of the drugs used in this regard in Turkey is Orlistat and there may be gastrointestinal side effects during its use. Patients who used it with exercise and diet lost significant weight. There may be a need for vitamin supplements during follow-up. The other drug used in Turkey is Liraglutide, which is administered as an injection, and the dose is increased under the control of a doctor, starting from 0.6 mg. Some of the patients who use it have complaints of nausea and vomiting, but the drug is generally well tolerated and there is no big problem. Weight loss was observed significantly in the studies and in the patients using it. ...

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👨‍⚕️👩🏻‍⚕️ It is recommended that the use and follow-up of these drugs be done under the control of a doctor.

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