To the Editor The review1 by Dr Yanovski and Dr Yanovski on the treatment of obesity focused on drugs currently approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for long-term treatment, which includes orlistat, phentermine-topiramate, and lorcaserin. The discussion of the mechanisms of action of the latter 2 drugs was limited to their appetite-suppressive effects.
Poulton A, Nanan R. Drugs for the Treatment of Obesity. JAMA. 2014;311(17):1807. doi:10.1001/jama.2014.2104