Obesity is usually defined as being 20% over ideal weight with resultant increase in certain diseases including high cholesterol levels, heart disease, high blood pressure, gallbladder disease, type
II diabetes mellitus
, hardening of the arteries, and degenerative arthritis. Weight loss decreases blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and improves diabetes control.
GENERIC AVAILABLE: yes
PREPARATIONS: Tablets: 30mg, 37.5mg.