Pharmacotherapy of Obesity

[Year : 2008] [Size : 1.53 MB] [Format : PDF] [Pages : 126]
Editor
John P.H. Wilding

Pharmacotherapy of Obesity


Line of Contents

  • Why drugs?
  • Some historical aspects of drug treatment for obesity
  • Regulation of energy balance – towards rational drug design in obesity
  • Intestinal lipase inhibitors
  • Sibutramine
  • The endocannabinoid system as a target for obesity treatment
  • Using the body’s natural signals – gut hormones
  • Influencing energy expenditure and substrate utilisation
  • Index

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