Overweight and obesity

Obesity

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02 Nov 2016 Xenical Capsules is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient orlistat. Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Xenical Capsules by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
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06 Jun 2016 Prolistat Capsules is a brand of medicine. Find out about side effects, who can and who shouldn’t use Prolistat Capsules by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information. See our tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
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09 Mar 2016 Saxenda Solution for injection is a brand of medicine. Find out about side effects, who can and who shouldn’t use Saxenda Solution for injection by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information. See our tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
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23 Mar 2015 Duromine Modified release capsules is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient phentermine. Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Duromine Modified release capsules by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
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23 Mar 2015 Metermine Modified release capsules is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient phentermine. Find out about side effects, who can take it and who shouldn’t use Metermine Modified release capsules by reading the latest Australian consumer medicine information, plus tips on how to use medicines wisely and safely.
For health professionals (Health professional publication)
05 Mar 2015 The US FDA has approved the first diabetes medicine for weight management. Despite short-term benefits, is it safe for long-term weight management?
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02 Mar 2015 You can help curb long-term weight gain by making some simple lifestyle changes and developing good habits.
For health professionals (Health professional publication)
12 Feb 2015 Find out more about the broader causes of the complex obesity epidemic and the small changes that may help maintain a healthy weight, and the significant involvement of policy makers and industry required to halt the epidemic.
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23 Dec 2014 New research suggests a link between use of antibiotics in infants in the first 2 years of life and later childhood obesity; a causative link is yet to be demonstrated. Can increased antibiotic exposure in infancy lead to obesity?
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30 Sep 2014 Children and adolescents are known to be more vulnerable to antipsychotic-associated adverse effects such as obesity. With the use of these medicines on the rise, being familiar with monitoring and managing adverse effects in this population is vital.