Reasoning Behind Not Prescribing Weight-Loss Drugs

June 12, 2014 5:33 AM

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Reasoning Behind Not Prescribing Weight-Loss Drugs

You might have seen or experienced that doctors hardly prescribe any weight loss drug to any of the patient they come in contact with. Recently there was a case in which FDA had to make a decision for approval of one obesity drug, but due to certain reasons it kept its decision on hold. According to Orexigen, the company which launched a drug to fight obesity said in a statement that FDA might take another 3 months to take a final call.

In case FDA approves the drug, then contrave will be the third drug to reach the market in past few years’ time.Contrave is a weight-lose drug, and unlike previous two it is not going to bring any huge change in the market, says one of the medical science officer. If the data provided by Centers for...

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