Anti-obesity medications
Name obes_meds
Chapter Endocrine, nutritional, metabolic/Obesity
Definition
Patient prescribed anti-obesity medication. Patients may be on more than one

medication at a time.
Data Type Categorical
Data sources GPRD
Dictionaries Read
Repeated No
Valid event date range 01/01/1900 - 25/03/2010
Agreed 14.03.2011 (Revision 1)
Category Definition
0 Not on medication
1 On Orlistat
2 On subritamine
3 On both
Implementation
IF patient prescribed medications from BNF section 4.5.1, THEN obes_meds = 1,

IF patient prescribed medications from BNF section 4.5.2, THEN obes_meds = 2

ELSE obes_meds = 0
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