Obesity, a chronic multifactorial disease, has been on the rise in the United States in recent years. It paves a way to other chronic conditions and related morbidity and mortality. The treatment of obesity should have a chronic approach involving lifestyle modifications from the very beginning. Along with reduced calorie diet, increased physical activity, and behavior modifications, various short- and long-term pharmacological agents are available to help with the weight loss. For qualifying patients, selection of an appropriate agent based on its mechanism, efficacy, and safety profile as well as patient preference can provide desired outcomes. This medical weight management should be a multidisciplinary approach involving nurses to provide continuous patient education and motivation.