FDA panel backs previously rejected o...

FDA panel backs previously rejected obesity pill

There are 1 comment on the Cleveland.com story from Feb 22, 2012, titled FDA panel backs previously rejected obesity pill. In it, Cleveland.com reports that:

A panel of advisers to the Food and Drug Administration overwhelmingly backed approval for a highly anticipated anti-obesity pill called Qnexa, a drug which the FDA previously rejected due to safety concerns.

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Since: Jul 11

Elon, NC

#1 Feb 23, 2012
It's puzzling the FDA approved Qnexa so readily. "The panelists noted the importance of a follow-up study to track cardiovascular effects, underscoring ongoing caution about the extent to which the FDA has been concerned that a diet pill will be prescribed and used correctly." http://bit.ly/yeB4Es

It sounds like its only been researched enough to know Big Pharma will make a lot of money of an FDA backed diet pill.

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