Adults with lower socioeconomic status more likely to use obesogenic medications

Adults with a lower socioeconomic status were more likely to use obesogenic medications, even after adjusting for comorbidity and medication burden, according to findings published in The Lancet Regional Health Americas.
One in five adults are prescribed obesogenic medications, Healio previously reported. Yet, the Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guidelines recommend that physicians avoid prescribing obesogenic medications to patients with overweight or obesity.
“Our study demonstrated substantial gaps between guideline recommendations and the real-world use of obesogenic medications

Adults with a lower socioeconomic status were more likely to use obesogenic medications, even after adjusting for comorbidity and medication burden, according to findings published in The Lancet Regional Health Americas.
One in five adults are prescribed obesogenic medications, Healio previously reported. Yet, the Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guidelines recommend that physicians avoid prescribing obesogenic medications to patients with overweight or obesity.
“Our study demonstrated substantial gaps between guideline recommendations and the real-world use of obesogenic medications