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FDA Approves Lorcaserin: First New Diet Drug in 13 Years

On June 30, 2012, the United States Food and Drug Administration announced its approval to market the weight loss drug lorcaserin for people who have a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher or people who have a BMI of 27 or higher with health risk factors like diabetes, high blood pressure or high cholesterol. Continue Reading »

FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Lorcaserin for Obesity

A United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee recommended the approval of lorcaserin for the treatment of obesity. It was the second time the drug has gone before the advisory committee.

In 2010, lorcaserin received a negative review because of concerns about it causing cancer. New followup information was submitted by the drug’s manufacturer Arena Pharmaceuticals, and the FDA determined that the risk of tumors was “negligible.” Continue Reading »