September 2014
MPR - Pharmacist's Edition;Fall2014, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p131
The article offers information on several drugs for the treatment of obesity. The Belviq weight-loss medication from pharmaceutical firm Eisai Co. Ltd. should be used together with a reduced-calorie diet and weight maintenance to treat obesity. Obese patients are advised to take the Qsymia weight loss pill once a day in the morning and its adverse reactions include paraesthesia. The contraindications of the Xenical lipase inhibitor include chronic malabsorption syndrome and pregnancy.


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