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  • FDA approves lorcaserin, first weight-loss drug since 1999

    FDA approves lorcaserin, first weight-loss drug since 1999
    The Food and Drug Administration has approved marketing of the weight-loss drug lorcaserin, the first prescription anti-obesity medication to win the FDA's blessing since the agency approved orlistat in 1999.
  • Obesity drugs need heart studies, U.S. advisers say

    Obesity drugs need heart studies, U.S. advisers say
    SILVER SPRING, Maryland (Reuters) - Heart safety studies should be required for new obesity drugs, U.S. drug advisers said on Thursday, possibly adding a new hurdle to the drugs' approval. An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

    FDA shoots down another weight loss drug [Updated]

    FDA shoots down another weight loss drug [Updated]
    The FDA has told the makers of the proposed weight-loss drug Lorcaserin that it will not at this time approve the marketing of  the medication, citing concerns about its marginal effectiveness and about cancers that occurred at higher-than-usual rates...

    FDA approves 1st new diet drug in 13 years

    FDA approves 1st new diet drug in 13 years
    SAN DIEGO -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Wednesday approved a new diet drug from San Diego's Arena Pharmaceuticals. It's the first diet drug approved in more than  a decade. Belviq, or lorcaserin hydrochloride is to be combined with a reduced-...

    FDA Approves Diet Drug to Treat Overweight Adults

    FDA Approves Diet Drug to Treat Overweight Adults
    NEW YORK -- Some people who suffer from chronic weight issues may soon get some help from a pill.  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Wednesday approved Belviq, or lorcaserin hydrochloride, to be combined with a reduced-calorie diet and...