Episode 42: Article Reviews: Safety and Effectiveness of Longer-Term Phentermine Use

June 30, 2021 00:17:33
Episode 42: Article Reviews: Safety and Effectiveness of Longer-Term Phentermine Use
Obesity: A Disease
Episode 42: Article Reviews: Safety and Effectiveness of Longer-Term Phentermine Use

Jun 30 2021 | 00:17:33

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Show Notes

In this episode, OMA Chief Science Officer, Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC interviews Mahtab Ahmed, MD, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM about a recent article on the safety and effectiveness of longer-term Phentermine use. Topics covered include risks and benefits of prescribing Phentermine longer than 12 weeks, the impact of study results only including low cardiovascular disease risk patients and being a retrospective study, and the role of local regulations in prescribing.

In our article review podcasts, we have carefully selected recent articles included in the latest version of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) Obesity Algorithm, which is a comprehensive review of obesity medicine that can be found at obesitymedicine.org. We then discuss this new science with obesity experts. To access other resources from the clinical leader in Obesity Medicine, visit: www.obesitymedicine.org.

Episode Guests

Harold Bays, MD, FOMA, FTOS, FACC, FNLA, FASPC

Mahtab Ahmed, MD, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM

Resources Mentioned

Safety and Effectiveness of Longer-Term Phentermine Use: Clinical Outcomes from an Electronic Health Record Cohort

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