Rapid Rx Quiz: Weight Loss Drugs

Mary L. Windle, PharmD


August 08, 2022

According to the World Health Organization, about 13% of adults worldwide were obese in 2016. Between 1975 and 2016, the worldwide prevalence of obesity nearly tripled. In the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that the prevalence of obesity in adults increased from approximately 30% to 42% from 2000 to 2020. This trend has led to a rising interest in safer and more effective weight loss drugs, resulting in ample new research. Test your knowledge on recommendations, research, adverse effects, and interactions for key weight loss drugs with this short quiz.


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