Weight Loss Medications

Popular Weight Loss Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price Price Trend
Sympathomimetics 12
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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.
Sympathomimetics 27
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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 17
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PHENDIMETRAZINE decreases your appetite. It is used with a reduced calorie diet and exercise to help you lose weight.
Sympathomimetics 34
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PHENDIMETRAZINE decreases your appetite. It is used with a reduced calorie diet and exercise to help you lose weight.
Opioid Antagonist / Atypical Antidepressant Combinations 292
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Contrave (bupropion/naltrexone) is a combination product used to promote and maintain weight loss in obese adults or overweight adults who have weight related medical problems. Contrave is the most popular opioid antagonist/atypical antidepressant combinations. There are currently no generic alternatives to Contrave.

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Sympathomimetics 51
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PHENTERMINE decreases your appetite. It is used with a reduced calorie diet and exercise to help you lose weight.
Sympathomimetic / Anti-epileptic Combinations 198
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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.
GLP-1 Agonists 1,236
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LIRAGLUTIDE is used with a reduced calorie diet and exercise to help you lose weight.
Central Nervous System Stimulants 279
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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.
Central Nervous System Stimulants 203
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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 279
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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.
Sympathomimetics 56
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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 610
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Central Nervous System Stimulants 729
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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.
Lipase Inhibitors 48
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Sympathomimetics 94
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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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