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Weight Loss Treatment

With 42% of the U.S. adult population being obese, it's no secret that millions of people struggle with their weight. We help people make lifestyle changes that lead to meaningful, long-lasting weight loss. For those who feel they need support from medications (see below), we can prescribe those too. Visit the links below for more information on starting a healthy and fit life.

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Weight Loss Medications

A number of weight-loss medications are now available. A breakdown of each drug is provided below, along with a table that compares the efficacy of weight loss medications and procedures.


  • BPD/DS - Biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch
  • References [PMID: 32202076, 33625476, 28017964, 19564877, 21481449, 26132939, 10678259, 23408728, 30421844]
Typical weight loss seen with obesity treatments
Treatment % weight loss from baseline
(length of follow-up)
BPD/DS 35 - 40%
(> 10 years)
Gastric bypass 30 - 35%
(> 10 years)
Gastric sleeve 25 - 30%
(> 10 years)
Gastric banding 20 - 25%
(> 10 years)
Wegovy (semaglutide) 16%
(68 weeks)
Intragastric balloon 10%
(6 months)
Appetite suppressants (e.g. phentermine) 10%
(6 months)
Qsymia (topiramate + phentermine) 10%
(56 weeks)
Saxenda (Liraglutide) 8%
(56 weeks)
Xenical (orlistat) 7.6%
(2 years)
Contrave (naltrexone + bupropion) 6.5%
(28 weeks)
Plenity (hydrogel) 6.4%
(24 weeks)
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