Popular Weight Loss Drug Pulled Due To High Cancer Risk
Belviq, which came on the market in the United States in 2012, is sold by Japanese drugmaker Eisai. U.S. sales of this drug peaked in 2015, with more than 600,000 prescriptions filled that year. Now this is according to data compiled by Bloomberg News and Symphony Health. Eisai’s revenue from the drug in the Americas in fiscal 2014 was $49.4 million, according to data examined by Bloomberg News.
The pill is thought to trigger chemical signals to the bran which makes people want to eat less. But early studies has been done in rats which shows signs it might also cause cancer. Since Belviq was approved, researchers have been conducting a five-year-long study to look at the drug’s safety profile and to see the effects of the drug
The FDA said on Thursday that those higher risks were significant enough for the agency to take the rare step and calling for the drug’s removal. There were about 7.7 percent of Belviq patients had cancer diagnoses, in contrast with 7.1 percent of patients who got a placebo.
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Eisai will pull obesity drug Belviq off U.S. shelves after FDA flags Cancer risks as of Feb, 13, 2020. FDA requests the withdrawal of the weight-loss drug Belviq, Belviq XR (lorcaserin) from the market
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