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Mysimba

POM
Read time: 40 mins
Last updated: 25 Aug 2020
Published: 25 Aug 2020

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Mysimba is indicated, as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity, for the management of weight in adult patients (≥18 years) with an initial Body Mass Index (BMI) of

• ≥ 30 kg/m2 (obese), or

• ≥ 27 kg/m2 to < 30 kg/m2 (overweight) in the presence of one or more weight-related co-morbidities (e.g., type 2 diabetes, dyslipidaemia, or controlled hypertension)

Treatment with Mysimba should be discontinued after 16 weeks if patients have not lost at least 5% of their initial body weight (see section 5.1).

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