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1

What are the 3 examples of appetite suppressants?

Amphetamines
Orlistat-lipase inhibitor
Belviq (Lorcaserin)

2

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)

3

What amphetamines are used for weight loss?

Phentermine
Topiramate
Lorcaserin (Belviq)

*The first two combined = Qsymia

4

What is Topiramate?

Anticonvulsant

5

What is Lorcaserin (Belviq)

5-HT2C agonist

*Suppresses appetite in the hypothalamus

6

What does Orlistat-Lipase inhibitor do?

Diminishes Fat absorption in the intestines