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FDA approves weight-loss drug Contrave

September 12, 2014

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November 11, 2014

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October 29, 2014

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October 22, 2014

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October 21, 2014

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October 20, 2014

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October 19, 2014

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October 16, 2014

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October 20, 2014

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October 10, 2014

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Dr Puneet Chandna
October 10, 2014

Contrave has contraindications too. best way to loose way is the healthy and workout way.

October 3, 2014

Will contrave come in the generic form? It’s made from 2generic drugs. The only way medicade pays for this drug if its generic

September 30, 2014

Contrave, a new weight-loss drug currently in clinical trials, is a combination of Wellbutrin and the addiction drug Naltrexone. According to Dr. Dennis Kim, senior vice president of medical affairs and communications at Orexigen Therapeutics Inc., the makers of Contrave, in an article for ABC News, people taking the drug lost an average of 8 percent of their body weight, around 17 pounds, within one year. As of June 2009, the drug was not yet approved by the F.D.A. Said Kim, “We have clearly cleared the hurdle, the efficacy benchmark, it’s of course the FDA’s judgment to see if it passes for safety.”

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September 26, 2014

Finding new drugs is great and there are chronic wait issues that may need a drug, but the weight issues are bigger than mere drug treatment. It is a corporate issue what’s mixed in our food, all the marketing for junk food. One has to be responsible for themselves, take charge know what they are eating and being aware of our eating habits is very important. It doesn’t happen overnight but it will happen if we keep doing it everyday.

Vipul Patel
September 17, 2014

Really good news of “FDA approves weight-loss drug Contrave”
September 16, 2014

very interesting article, thanks!

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