Popular Weight Loss Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price Price Trend
Sympathomimetics 9
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Phentermine (Adipex-P) is an inexpensive drug used to decrease appetite. It is used with a reduced calorie diet and exercise to help you lose weight. It is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in generic and brand versions. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Opioid Antagonist / Atypical Antidepressant Combinations 228
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BUPROPION; NALTREXONE is a combination product used to promote and maintain weight loss in obese adults or overweight adults who also have weight related medical problems. This medicine should be used with a reduced calorie diet and increased physical activity.
Sympathomimetics 30
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DIETHYLPROPION decreases your appetite. It is used with a reduced calorie diet and exercise to help you lose weight. This medicine is only meant to be used for a few weeks.
Sympathomimetics 15
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PHENDIMETRAZINE decreases your appetite. It is used with a reduced calorie diet and exercise to help you lose weight.
Sympathomimetic / Anti-epileptic Combinations 194
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Qsymia is an extended-release combination of two existing medications: phentermine, used to suppress the appetite to aid in weight loss, and topiramate, used primarily to treat epilepsy and prevent migraine headaches but with a common side effect of weight loss. Qsymia has no generic alternative available. Another prescription option for weight loss, Belviq, is also now available.
Sympathomimetics 27
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PHENDIMETRAZINE decreases your appetite. It is used with a reduced calorie diet and exercise to help you lose weight.
Central Nervous System Stimulants 249
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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.
GLP-1 Agonists 1,164
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LIRAGLUTIDE is used with a reduced calorie diet and exercise to help you lose weight.
Sympathomimetics 33
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BENZPHETAMINE decreases your appetite. It is used with a reduced calorie diet and exercise to help you lose weight. This medicine is only meant to be used for a few weeks and should not be used with other weight loss medicines.
Lipase Inhibitors 567
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Orlistat is used to help obese people lose weight and keep the weight off while eating a reduced-calorie diet. This medicine decreases the amount of fat that is absorbed from your diet.
Central Nervous System Stimulants 333
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Amphetamine (Evekeo) is an expensive drug used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and a sleep disorder called narcolepsy. It is also used as a short-term treatment, along with a reduced calorie diet and exercise, to help you lose weight. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Evekeo. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Central Nervous System Stimulants 278
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Methamphetamine (Desoxyn) is an expensive drug used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. This drug may also be used together with diet and exercise in the short-term treatment of obesity. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Central Nervous System Stimulants 249
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LORCASERIN is 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.
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Sympathomimetics 227
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Sympathomimetics 47 N/A See Prices
PHENTERMINE decreases your appetite. It is used with a reduced calorie diet and exercise to help you lose weight.
Sympathomimetics 49
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BENZPHETAMINE decreases your appetite. It is used with a reduced calorie diet and exercise to help you lose weight. This medicine is only meant to be used for a few weeks and should not be used with other weight loss medicines.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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