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Long-term effects of weight-reducing drugs in hypertensive patients

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Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

Primary objectives:

To assess the long-term effects of pharmacologically induced reduction in body weight in hypertensive patients with orlistat, sibutramine or rimonabant on:
- all cause mortality
- cardiovascular morbidity
- adverse events

Secondary objectives:

- changes in systolic and/or diastolic blood pressure
- body weight reduction

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