Lorcaserin Hydrochloride

Category: Diet / Weight Loss



Lorcaserin Hydrochloride Overview

Lorcaserin, currently marketed under the trade name Belviq[2][3] and previously Lorqess during development,[4][5] is a weight-loss drug developed by Arena Pharmaceuticals. It reduces appetite by activating a type of serotonin receptor known as the 5-HT2C receptor in a region of the brain called the hypothalamus, which is known to control appetite.[6] Contents 1 Medical uses 2 Side effects 3 Mechanism of action...

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Has anybody heard anything firsthand on this med? Is is safe? What is mechanism of action? Any info would be helpful. My doctor and I are hard at work on my weight! He believes there is a metabolic issue at hand also.....I just think it's plain old livin' large. Need help to make changes. ## Hello, Based on my research, Lorcaserin is a weight-loss drug developed by Arena Pharmaceuticals. It has serotonergic properties and acts as an anorectic. On 22 December 2009 a New Drug Application (NDA) was submitted to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the United States. On 16 September 2010, an FDA advisory panel voted to recommend against approval of the drug based on concerns over both safety and efficacy. Locaserin is used in conjunction with diet and exercise to help treat obe...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Lorcaserin Hydrochloride
  • Tablet: 10mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 20mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Lorcaserin Hydrochloride: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 62856-535 Belviq XR Extended Release 20 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated, Extended Release by Eisai Inc.

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