FDA Panel Recommends Approval of New Obesity Medication

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FDA Panel Recommends Approval of New Obesity Medication

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news-medical.net — “A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel yesterday recommended the approval of Orexigen Therapeutics--™ weight loss drug Contrave. This is the first time a weight loss drug has received the nod. The vote went 13 to 7 for Contrave--™s approval and 11 to 8, with an abstention that additional studies be conducted on heart risks. Although experts agree to risks they believe the benefits outweigh the risks. Although the FDA is not compelled to go with the panel--™s recommendation,View full resource at news-medical.net

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