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What is the future for rimonabant in the treatment of obesity

Doggrell, Sheila (2008) What is the future for rimonabant in the treatment of obesity. Review of Endocrinology, December, pp. 14-17.

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Abstract

Orlistat and sibutramine only cause modest reductions in body weight. Rimonabant, a cannabinoid receptor 1 antagonist, is a new approach to weight reduction, but is it safe, efficacious, and better than the existing agents?

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ID Code: 29619
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: rimonabant, obesity
ISSN: 1944-9895
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PHARMACOLOGY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES (111500) > Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (111502)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Past > Schools > School of Life Sciences
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 Bryn Mawr Communications
Deposited On: 13 Jan 2010 08:34
Last Modified: 25 May 2011 00:56

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