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Obesity is arguably the most pressing public health issue in the United States. The prevalence of obesity is extremely high, and its chronic progression is associated with type 2 diabetes and adverse cardiovascular health. Historically, therapies have struggled to elicit meaningful weight loss without compromising the overall risk-benefit of intervention. Following a long period without any treatment options, the 2012-2017 period saw several new treatment options launch for obesity. In this report, U.S. primary care physicians (PCPs) and endocrinologists reveal their prescribing patterns for antiobesity drugs and describe what factors drive their drug selection.
Survey of 40 U.S. PCPs and 60 U.S. endocrinologists.
KEY DRUGS COVERED
Saxenda, Contrave, Belviq, Qsymia, Xenical, phentermine.
KEY INSIGHTS PROVIDED
Factors influencing disease management and treatment decisions.
Drivers and constraints of treatment selection.
Physician-reported treatment practices and brand-level patient shares.
Rationale for changes in treatment approach.
Physician insightsinto persistency and compliance.
Physician-reported recent/anticipated changes in brand usage or treatment approach.
Current Treatment: Physician Insights provides physician insights on treatment dynamics, prescribing behavior, and drivers of brand use so that marketers can create specific messaging around these treatment dynamics to more effectively increase or defend their market position.
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Rameshwar Prajapati, (Pharm.), is a business insights analyst in Decision Resources Group’s cardiovascular, metabolic, renal, and hematologic disorders team, focusing primarily on obesity. In this role, his main function is to perform primary and secondary research related to obesity and its treatment, as well as providing insights and assessments for the major pharmaceutical markets regarding weight loss medications. Rameshwar holds a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from Dr. Gour University, Sagar, India. He obtained his master’s and doctorate degree in pharmacoinformatics from the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Nagar, India. Rameshwar also received a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) fellowship to conduct his research on P-glycoprotein at the University of Bonn, Germany.