Obesity and Its Medicament’s
Obesity presents a problem of health and fitness especially with the dexterity and ease of management of everyday activities. A large number now use herbal plant parts as a source of cure, as well as slimming control. The present trend in the ma of diet control products is the ease of an everlasting source of several plant isolates; these are firstly screened for their use, and side effects production before being isolated, purified and marketed as useful drugs. as capsules, pills, or packed as liquid drinks for human prescriptions.
The prescriptions described for successful control of slimming action involve
(1) fat -burning action,
(2) removal of un-metabolized fat,
(3) production of belly or stomach fullness,
(4) control of over-feeding attitudes.
These may prove successful in dieting action. There are a large number of different brands of marketed medicines e.g. diet pills, however they may indeed require medical supervision as undoubtedly they can have side effects. There are several types of commonly used prescription diet pills, and each one has a different mechanism of weight loss.
Examples of some of these medicament’s are:
(a) (Orlistat) or xenical has the medical effect of lowering fat absorption by inhibiting pancreatic lipase function…
(b) Sibutramine (Merida) functions by inhibiting neuotransmitteres, norpineephrine, serotonin, and dopamine and hence decreasing appetites. There is evidence though, that it increases the risk of heart attacks and strokes in patients with a history of cardiovascular is found that there is a higher number of cardiovascular events in people taking sibutramine verses control (11.4% vs. 10.0%).T
AÃ¯Â¿Â½ Rimonabant (Acompliais) works by blocking the endocannabinoid system. It has been developed from the knowledge that cannabis smokers often experience hunger.
(d) Metformin (Glucophage) is the prescription that is preferred in overweight diabetics. It may lead to mild weight loss in comparison to sulfonylureas or insulin.
(e) Diabetics can achieve modest weight loss with fluoxetine (Prozac),
(f) Mild appetite suppressants, which and act on one or more neurotransmitters, include Phendimetrazine (Bontril), diethylpropion (Tenuate), and phentermine (Adipex-P) approved to be used for short term, while bupropion (Wellbutrin), topiramate (Topamax), and zonisamide (Zonegran) are sometimes used off-label.
(g) Phentermine works by mimicking brain neurotransmitters inducing the sensation of belly fullness. Also known as Adipex-P or Fastin, are thought to be the safest, and have almost no side effects as long as they are not mixed with other drugs.
(h) Xenical, is a fat blocking agent; it works by blocks the effect of fat digesting enzymes to fat diets so that. F at is not absorbed into the body and passes straight through. This type of treatment can have unpleasant side effects in people who have a large percentage of fat in their diet, because it can cause diarrhea and stomach aches, so usually doctors advise to cut back on fat consumption while taking prescription diet pills of this type
(i) Liporexall (ephedra-free) is the most powerful diet pill It contains ten patented weight loss ingredients… It has been shown to get rid of fat and excess weight without delivery any side effects. There are effective ingredients proven to increase caloric expenditure for maximum weight loss, minimize carbohydrate conversion to body fat, maximize stamina, endurance and help to lose weight but scientifically by activating key fat burning enzymes
However, the long-term health benefits however, of these treatments remain unclear. Some of these are currently withdrawn from the market because of their after side effects inducement. As an example, Fenfluramine and dexfenfluramine in 1997, while ephedrine (found in the traditional Chinese herbal medicine ma huang) is removed from the market in 2004. Others approved by FDA e.g. the dexamphetamines for the treatment of obesity due to concerns regarding use of these drugs is not recommended due to potential side effects. However, people do occasionally use these drugs illegally.
Several other drugs of herbal nature, and/or synthetic are currently formulated under new trade names, and appear continuously in the pharmaceutical market.…