Posts in the ‘Anti-obesity Drugs vs Anti-obesity Drugs’ Category

Diet pills similar to Acomplia

When some innovative drugs appear on market of prescription weight loss products, absolutely all pharmaceutical company begin studying the molecular formula of these drugs. Competing pharmaceutical companies study the chemical structure and composition of new diet drugs to create diet pills with similar mechanism of action. New diet pills are protected by patent within 10-15


Xenical has become the first prescription weight loss product, which was sold legally on the Internet. Online sales of Xenical were launched in the USA and dozens of other countries in 1999. In 1999, a prescription for buying Xenical online was not required. Potential buyers of Xenical were offered just fill in online form and

Phentermine by Siegfried

Some pharmaceutical companies produce anorexigenic agent – Phentermine only in the form of white, crystalline powder. Then, Phentermine powder is supplied to factories of other pharmaceutical companies that make new pharmaceutical forms out of it. Phentermine powder can be used to produce: • Compressed tablets • Chewable tablets • Two-piece, hard capsules In the middle

Metabolife 356

Metabolife 356 is a multi-component weight loss supplement that was sold in the USA over 10 years ago. Metabolife 356 included more than 20 active ingredients, including alkaloid ephedrine. In the late ’90s and early 2000s, Metabolife 356 with ephedrine was one of the most popular OTC diet pills in the USA. The popularity of

Fen-Phen and history of compensation

Fen-Phen is an informal name of a combination of two drugs used as a combined obesity treatment in the 90s of the last century. Fen-Phen name consists of the first letters of anorectic drugs – Fenfluramine (Fen-) and Phentermine (-Phen). Each of these drugs was approved as a short-term monotherapy of obesity. However, in many

Belviq and Phentermine

Several years after the start of Belviq retail sales, Arena Pharma announced the launch of new clinical trials of Belviq. New trials have been conducted involving a partner of Arena Pharma – Eisai Company. The purpose of new trial was to study the safety of combined use of Belviq tablets and Phentermine anorectic drug. The

Saxenda cost

The cost of innovative weight loss drug – Saxenda is very high. Therefore, the developer and manufacturer of Saxenda (Novo Nordisk) should not expect a rapid growth of its sales. In the USA, Saxenda cost is several times higher than that of other innovative drugs and several dozen times higher than that of slimming drugs

Real Phentermine

Only those people can buy real Phentermine legally, who live in the country where this drug is approved as an obesity treatment. In 2015, real Phentermine is approved for sale in two North American countries – Mexico and the USA. More than 15 years ago, real Phentermine was sold in Canada. However, subsequently it was

Qsymia safety

In the studies of efficiency and safety of Qsymia, various groups of obese patients including those with high, moderate and low cardiovascular risks were involved. Study results of Qsymia safety have demonstrated that this drug can increase cardiovascular risks, but does not cause dangerous cardiovascular diseases. Thus, it can be prescribed to patients with cardiovascular

Qsymia at discount

At the end of April 2015, pharmaceutical company Vivus announced the launch of a discount program for Qsymia diet pills. Participants of this program can only be the members of Sam’s Club, who have prescription for Qsymia. At the moment of publication of this review, Qsymia pills are not yet included in the list of

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