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List of Treatments for Obesity

Below is a listing of treatments and therapies for obesity. Click on one to read more information or connect with others currently using it.

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Norpramin (Desipramine)

Overview
Norpramin is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of depression. Norpramin is also known by its drug name, Desipramine.

Norpramin is an… read more

Nutrition

Overview
Everyone feels their best when they consistently eat a healthy, balanced diet. For obese people, nutrition is one of the most important ways you can manage your weight, control your blood glucose, keep… read more

Obalon Balloon System

Overview
Approved by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA), Obalon is a temporary system of three balloons that are swallowed and then inflated to take up space in the stomach, ensuring that less food is eaten. Obalon… read more

Orbera Balloon System

Overview
Approved by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA), Orbera is a temporary balloon that is inserted into the stomach and then filled with saline to take up space, ensuring that less food is eaten. Orbera is… read more

Pamelor (Nortriptyline)

Overview
Pamelor is a prescription medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of depression. Pamelor is also known by its drug name, Nortriptyline.

Pamelor is an antidepressant… read more

Paxil (Paroxetine)

Overview
Paxil is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat depression, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Paxil is also known by its drug name, Paroxetine.… read more

Prozac (Fluoxetine)

Overview
Prozac is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat major depressive disorder, bulimia nervosa, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Prozac is also known by… read more

Qsymia (Phentermine/Topiramate)

Overview
Qsymia is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for chronic weight management in conjunction with a reduced-calorie diet and exercise. Qsymia may be prescribed for adults with a… read more

ReShape Balloon System

Overview
Approved by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA), ReShape is a system of two temporary, interconnected balloons that are inserted into the stomach and then filled with saline to take up space, ensuring that… read more

Sarafem (Fluoxetine)

Overview
Sarafem is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Sarafem is also known by its drug name, Fluoxetine.

Sarafem is an antidepressant… read more

Saxenda (Liraglutide)

Overview
Saxenda is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to manage chronic weight problems in adults who are overweight or obese. Saxenda is considered an adjunct treatment to diet and… read more

Sinequan (Doxepin)

Overview
Sinequan is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat several types of depression. Sinequan is also referred to by its drug name, Doxepin.

Sinequan is an antidepressant… read more

Sleeve gastrectomy

Overview
Sleeve gastrectomy (also known as the sleeve) is a type of bariatric surgery, or surgery intended to help people lose weight. Bariatric surgery may be considered as a treatment for people with a body mass index… read more

Suprenza (Phentermine)

Overview
Suprenza is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for short-term weight management in conjunction with a reduced-calorie diet and exercise. Suprenza may be prescribed for adults… read more

Tenuate (Diethylpropion)

Overview
Tenuate is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for short-term weight management in conjunction with a reduced-calorie diet and exercise. Tenuate may be prescribed for adults… read more

Tofranil (Imipramine)

Overview
Tofranil is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat depression. Tofranil is also known by its drug name, Imipramine.

Tofranil is an antidepressant of the tricyclic… read more

Vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG) (Stomach Stapling)

Overview
Vertical banded gastroplasty (also known as VBG or stomach stapling) is a type of bariatric surgery, or surgery intended to help people lose weight. Bariatric surgery may be considered as a treatment for people… read more

Wellbutrin (Bupropion)

Overview
Wellbutrin is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat major depressive disorder. Wellbutrin may also be prescribed off-label to help manage weight. Wellbutrin is also… read more

Xenical (Orlistat)

Overview
Xenical is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to manage obesity in conjunction with a low-calorie diet. Xenical may be prescribed to help people lose weight, maintain weight… read more

Zepbound (Tirzepatide)

Overview
Zepbound is a prescription drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help with weight management for adults who have a body mass index (BMI) score in the obese range, in conjunction with a… read more

Zyban (Bupropion)

Overview
Zyban is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help people quit smoking. Zyban may also be prescribed off-label to help manage weight. Zyban is also known by its drug name,… read more

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