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phen·ter·mine

 (fĕn′tər-mēn′)
n.
A drug, C10H15N, that suppresses appetite by altering the metabolism of the neurotransmitter norepinephrine and is used in its hydrochloride form in the management of obesity.

[phen(yl) + ter(tiary) + (butyla)mine, one of its constituents.]
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phentermine

n fentermina
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Similarly, Vivus/Eisai's Qsymia was also issued a CRL, which requested further details regarding the clinical label, Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy, safety update, and drug scheduling data.
For Qsymia, however, topiramate is contraindicated in pregnancy and is a pregnancy category X, because its use "can cause fetal harm, and weight loss offers no potential benefit to a pregnant woman," the labeling states.
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Currently only three drugs, Orlistat, Lorcaserin and Qsymia are approved by the Food and Drug Adminsitration (FDA) for the long term treatment of obesity (Adan, 2013).
Nearly a year after both prescription drugs were approved, Belviq and Qsymia, are available.
Shares of VIVUS declined due to a slow launch of Qsymia for obesity.
Similarly, last year FDA said women who want to use a new weight-loss drug, Qsymia, need testing first to be sure they're not pregnant.
But Vivus, which sent out only 150 sales representatives to a target market of 25,000 doctors, is betting on slow, steady marketing of the Qsymia drug to win over customers.
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Utilizing its unique drug delivery capabilities, Catalent partnered with VIVUS during the development of Qsymia, including pre-formulation and formulation, clinical supply and validation.
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