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Obesity Drug Labeling Updated with New Interaction, Side Effect

Obesity Drug Labeling Updated with New Interaction, Side Effect

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a supplemental New Drug Application for Xenical (obesity management drug) regarding new drug interactions and adverse reaction updates to its labeling. Xenical is indicated for obesity management including weight loss and weight maintenance when used in conjunction with a reduced-calorie diet. The…

Side Effects of Obesity Drugs – 2015 Chart

Side Effects of Obesity Drugs – 2015 Chart

While 1/3 of Americans are obese and 2/3 are overweight, there are currently only 5 FDA-approved prescription drugs on the market to aid weight loss. (A 6th, Vyvanse, was approved for the treatment of a related condition, binge eating disorder.) Now that obesity has been declared a disease by the…

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