May 21, 2022

FDA Rejects Another Weight Loss Pill

Last week the FDA rejected the weight loss pill lorcaserin. This week they have rejected Vivus Inc.’s drug, Qnexa. This represents quite a setback for those trying to get a handle on obesity in America. This is also the third weight loss pill to be rejected this month. In July, a panel of experts had […]

FDA Does Not Approve Weight Loss Pill

A new diet pill was presented to the FDA for approval, but the FDA is questioning it’s effectiveness and it’s possible high risk of cancer. Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s obesity drug lorcasserin was voted 9 to 5 against approval back in September by the FDA, so the rejection on Friday was no surprise. It is disappointing […]