Tratamento farmacológico da obesidade: passado, presente e futuro.

  • Bruno Geloneze Universidade de Campinas - UNICAMP
Palavras-chave: Obesidade, diabetes, incretinas, anorexígenos, hipotálamo


O tratamento da obesidade deve ser baseado na percepção de que a obesidade é uma enfermidade crônica, neuroquímica e recidivante. Sendo assim, a combinação de eficácia, sustentabilidade de longo prazo e perfil de segurança de excelência devem nortear a utilização dos medicamentos disponíveis assim como das novas moléculas vindouras. No momento, a liraglutida parece ser a mais completa droga para a obesidade como doença crônica, mas certamente deverá ser superada pelos novos peptídeos de múltiplo agonismo e/ou pela combinação de várias medicações ainda não disponíveis em baixas dosagens para pacientes precisa e individualmente selecionados.

Biografia do Autor

Bruno Geloneze, Universidade de Campinas - UNICAMP
Professor Livre-Docente em Endocrinologia pela UNICAMP Coordenador do Laboratório de Investigação em Metabolismo e Diabetes - LIMED - UNICAMP


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Geloneze, B. (2019). Tratamento farmacológico da obesidade: passado, presente e futuro. HU Revista, 44(2), 261 - 268.
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