Does phentermine improve cardiovascular outcomes in obese patients who lose weight taking this medication?


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Abstract

EVIDENCE-BASED ANSWERThe answer is unknown. Evidence on patient-oriented cardiovascular outcomes is lacking in obese patients who lose weight taking phentermine. Phentermine with dietary changes does not decrease blood pressure or heart rate more than dietary changes alone, but does result in lower total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol concentrations (SOR: C, RCT and cohort disease-oriented evidence).

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