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Descriptor English: Anti-Obesity Agents
Descriptor Spanish: Fármacos Antiobesidad
Descriptor Portuguese: Fármacos Antiobesidade
Descriptor French: Agents antiobésité
Entry term(s): Agents, Anti-Obesity
Agents, Antiobesity
Agents, Weight-Loss
Anti Obesity Agents
Anti Obesity Drugs
Anti-Obesity Drugs
Antiobesity Agents
Antiobesity Drugs
Drugs, Anti-Obesity
Drugs, Antiobesity
Drugs, Weight-Loss
Weight Loss Agents
Weight Loss Drugs
Weight-Loss Agents
Weight-Loss Drugs
Tree number(s): D27.505.954.203
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019440
Scope note: Agents that increase energy expenditure and weight loss by neural and metabolic regulation.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Appetite Depressants (1982-1996)
Obesity (1992-1996)
Obesity/drug therapy (1992-1996)
Public MeSH Note: 97
History Note: 97
DeCS ID: 33085
Unique ID: D019440
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Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/13
Revision Date: 2018/02/01
Anti-Obesity Agents - Preferred
Concept UI M0028922
Scope note Agents that increase energy expenditure and weight loss by neural and metabolic regulation.
Preferred term Anti-Obesity Agents
Entry term(s) Agents, Anti-Obesity
Agents, Antiobesity
Anti Obesity Agents
Anti Obesity Drugs
Anti-Obesity Drugs
Antiobesity Agents
Antiobesity Drugs
Drugs, Anti-Obesity
Drugs, Antiobesity
Weight-Loss Agents - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0028921
Preferred term Weight-Loss Agents
Entry term(s) Agents, Weight-Loss
Drugs, Weight-Loss
Weight Loss Agents
Weight Loss Drugs
Weight-Loss Drugs



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