Belviq Coupon - Belviq 10mg tablet
Lorcaserin (Belviq) is an expensive drug used to promote and maintain weight loss in obese patients. This medicine should be used with a reduced calorie diet and, if appropriate, an exercise program. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Belviq. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost. Compare central nervous system stimulants.
Belviq Coupon - Belviq 10mg tablet

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The Skinny on Weight Loss Drugs: Can Prescriptions Actually Work?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - June 15, 2015

Many Americans struggle with their weight. More than two-thirds of American adults are considered overweight, and one-third are obese. Obesity-related illness is estimated to cost the American economy almost $200 billion a year.

Sadly, there isn’t yet a perfect pill to end obesity. However, there are a variety of prescription options to help you jump-start your weight loss, with a number of new drugs approved in just the past few years. See More

What Do You Need to Know About Saxenda for Weight Loss?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - December 31, 2014

You may remember people talking about the diabetes drug Victoza (liraglutide) as a weight loss med. (You can check out our previous article on the subject here.)

Well, Victoza with a new name at a higher dose has just been approved by the FDA as Saxenda (liraglutide) for the treatment of obesity.

What is this Saxenda? It’s a higher dose of Victoza, which has been available in the US since 2010 for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. See More

2014 Brings Two New Weight Loss Drugs!

Dr. Sharon Orrange - September 16, 2014

Do we have better meds for weight loss now? September brought news of two new weight loss medications, Contrave and Saxenda. Funny thing is both of them are drugs used for other indications, now approved for weight loss. So these meds have been around, in one form or another. These two will join Belviq, Qsymia, and orlistat (available over the counter as Alli).

The newest drug available for weight loss is Contrave which is a combination of two older drugs: bupropion and naltrexoneSee More

Belviq for Weight Loss Is Now Available!

Elizabeth Davis - June 11, 2013

Belviq is finally available in pharmacies, nearly a year after its FDA approval in June 2012.

DEA approval was required before the launch because of some of the side effects at higher doses, causing the delay in availability. Belviq is now being released as a Schedule IV drug, the second least restrictive DEA classification. This means it is considered to have a low potential for abuse compared to higher schedules and has an accepted medical use. See More

Qsymia, Another Weight Loss Drug, Wins FDA Approval

Dr. Sharon Orrange - September 04, 2012

And away we go! Another weight loss drug, Qsymia, has won FDA approval.

Surprise! The “new” medication for weight loss is a combination of two existing medications. On the heels of Belviq, a weight loss medication approved a month ago, we now have a combination of phentermine and topiramate (Topamax) called Qsymia.

Qsymia is a combination of the FDA-approved drugs phentermine and topiramate (Topamax) in an extended-release formulation. See More

Belviq: The Belle of the Ball, the New Weight Loss Sweetheart

Dr. Sharon Orrange - July 09, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration approved the obesity drug lorcaserin (Belviq) on June 27 despite concerns from physicians and others that it might increase the risk of valve disease.

It may be time to get excited about a new weight loss medication, but let’s get to know it. Previous weight loss medications like Meridia and Fen-phen (fenfluramine + dexfenfluramine) ended up a thing of the past.

Lorcaserin (Belviq) is a serotonin receptor agonist that stimulates the area in your brain to tell you that you are full. See More

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