Flashcards in Exam 2 Study Guide Diabetes: Weight management Deck (6)
What are the 3 examples of appetite suppressants?
How is Phentermine used for weight management and how does it work?
- inhibits norepi and dopamine uptake causing weight loss along with dry mouth, hypertension, and palpitations
*interacts with sympathomimetics (vasoconstrictors and LA's)
What amphetamines are used for weight loss?
*The first two combined = Qsymia
What is Topiramate?
What is Lorcaserin (Belviq)
*Suppresses appetite in the hypothalamus