Cross-sectional study of the dispensation of synthetic anorectic drugs in community pharmacies in the city of Cruz Alta - State of Rio Grande do Sul

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Navarini,Marcieli Maria; Deuschle,Viviane Cecilia Kessler Nunes; Deuschle,Regis Augusto Norbert;
  • Publisher: Universidade de São Paulo
  • Journal: Brazilian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (issn: 2175-9790)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1590/S1984-82502014000400008
  • Subject: Anorectics | Drugs/prescriptions | Amphetamine | Fármacos/prescrição | Obesidade/tratamento | Fármacos/controle comercial | Anorexígenos | Obesity/treatment | Anfetamina | Pharmacy and materia medica | Drugs/marketing control | RS1-441

Obesity is defined as the excess adipose tissue in the body. Drugs responsible for inhibiting the appetite are called anorectics or appetite suppressants. Sibutramine, fenproporex and amfepramone belongs to this class, and are capable of causing physical or psychologica... View more