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Pharmacological Interventions for Weight Loss in Children with Overweight or Obesity

Last updated: March 8, 2021
Project Number: RA1166-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Drug
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of pharmacological interventions for weight loss in children living with overweight or obesity?

Key Message

Ten systematic reviews (7 with meta-analyses and 1 with network meta-analysis) and11 randomized controlled trials were identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of pharmacological interventions for weight loss in children living with overweight or obesity.