Logo


COVID-19 portal | Vitamin D | CDC | Vaccine | Keto | W8MD Diet

WikiMD is world's largest health encyclopedia with
28,547 pages, 3,991,433 edits & 34,308,805 views.

Unbiased health & wellness info for free & for all!

Belviq

From WikiMD
Jump to navigation Jump to search


Editor-In-Chief: Prab R. Tumpati M.D.. Founder, WikiMD and W8MD Weight Loss, Sleep and MedSpa Centers. Dr. Tumpati is board certified physician practicing sleep medicine, obesity medicine, aesthetic medicine and internal medicine. Dr. Tumpati’s passion is prevention rather than cure. As a physician with fellowship training in Obesity Medicine, Dr. Tumpati has a unique approach to wellness, weight loss, aesthetics with a focus on prevention rather than cure. Dr. Tumpati believes in educating the public on the true science and art of medicine, nutrition, wellness and beauty.

WikiMD Resources for Belviq

Articles

Most recent articles on Belviq

Most cited articles on Belviq

Review articles on Belviq

Articles on Belviq in N Eng J Med, Lancet, BMJ

Media

Powerpoint slides on Belviq

Images of Belviq

Photos of Belviq

Podcasts & MP3s on Belviq

Videos on Belviq

Evidence Based Medicine

Cochrane Collaboration on Belviq

Bandolier on Belviq

TRIP on Belviq

Clinical Trials

Ongoing Trials on Belviq at Clinical Trials.gov

Trial results on Belviq

Clinical Trials on Belviq at Google

Guidelines / Policies / Govt

US National Guidelines Clearinghouse on Belviq

NICE Guidance on Belviq

NHS PRODIGY Guidance

FDA on Belviq

CDC on Belviq

Books

Books on Belviq

News

Belviq in the news

Be alerted to news on Belviq

News trends on Belviq

Commentary

Blogs on Belviq

Definitions

Definitions of Belviq

Patient Resources / Community

Patient resources on Belviq

Discussion groups on Belviq

Patient Handouts on Belviq

Directions to Hospitals Treating Belviq

Risk calculators and risk factors for Belviq

Healthcare Provider Resources

Symptoms of Belviq

Causes & Risk Factors for Belviq

Diagnostic studies for Belviq

Treatment of Belviq

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

CME Programs on Belviq

International

Belviq en Espanol

Belviq en Francais

Business

Belviq in the Marketplace

Patents on Belviq

Experimental / Informatics

List of terms related to Belviq

Lorcaserin ball and stick model
Lorcaserin ball and stick model

Belviq(Lorcaserin) is a relatively new weight loss medication that was approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) in June of 2012 as an a long term treatment for obesity or overweight status. The other new weight loss medication, Qsymia, was also approved by the USFDA around the same time in June of 2012.

Background

As the United States and the rest of the world fights an epidemic of obesity or being overweight, there has long been a need for medications that curb the appetite, stimulate metabolism and assist in patients efforts at losing weight under the supervision of a weight loss physician. See the main article diet pills.

Who is a candidate for Belviq?

You may be talk to your doctor about Belviq or Qsymia if you:

How Does Belviq Work?

Belviq(lorcaserin) works by activating a part of the mind that controls hunger called appetite center.

How is Belviq taken?

Belviq is a 10 mg tablet taken twice a day.

Clinical trials of Belviq

  • Belviq was investigated or studied in three clinical trials that continued from 52 to 104 weeks with nearly 8,000 obese and overweight patients.

Amount of weight loss with Belviq

The mean weight decrease for patients taking Belviq ranged from 3 to 3.7 percent over those taking a placebo.

  • in patients without type 2 diabetes, about 47 per-cent of patients lost at least 5 percent of their weight compared with 23 per hundred of patients treated with placebo.

Belviq should be ceased or stopped if a patient falls short or fails to lose 5 per hundred of their weight after 12 weeks of treatment,as it is improbable that continued treatment will be successful.

Locations for Belviq

Also see

Belviq prescriber information

Recall of Belviq

Update:As of February 2020, Belviq is being withdrawn from the US market due to concerns about cancer.

Sponsors

Tired of being overweight?

W8MD Weight Loss, Sleep & Medspa Pennsylvania

Call 215-676-2334

New York

2632 E 21st Street Ste L2 Brooklyn New York 11235. Call 718-946-5500

New Jersey - Coming soon

  • W8MD Weight Loss, Sleep & MedSpa in Cherry Hill, NJ at 140 E. Evesham Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003.

Call 800-W8MD-007

W8MD weight loss - Philadelphia medical weight loss - NYC medical weight loss

W8mdlogo.png

medical weight loss

W8MD can help?

W8md-short.jpg

W8MD’s insurance medical weight loss program is one of the best ways to lose weight fast in NYC, King Of Prussia, Philadelphia, New Jersey and other places.

Telemedicine options available.
  • Our weight loss program is based on clinically proven measures to help you lose weight.
  • Our experienced weight loss doctors understand the complex causes of weight gain.
  • We use the best tools to help burn fat fast and effectively unlike many fad diets that make you lose weight by losing muscle.
  • We offer delicious, low cost and affordable weight loss meal replacement supplements or meal replacements to help reduce caloric intake and burn fat.
  • We offer FDA approved weight loss medications or diet pills to help control hunger, reduce cravings and burn unhealthy fat.

Prab R. Tumpati, MD Founder, WikiMD & W8MD

Belviq is part of WikiMD's Physician reviewed^ articles available 4free, 4all, 4ever!
Medicine: Health - Encyclopedia‏‎‏‎ - Topics‏‎ -‏‎ Diseases‏‎ - Cancer - Rare diseases - Random Page Navigation: Drugs - Wellness - Obesity‏‎ - Diet - Ketogenic diet - W8MD weight loss diet - Editors: Recently Edited Pages - Alphabetical Order - Sponsors - USMLE The content on or accessible through WikiMD is for informational purposes only. WikiMD is not a substitute for professional medical advice. ^See full Disclaimers
W8MD weight loss logo

Ad. Tired of being overweight?. W8MD's insurance Weight loss program can HELP*

Other languages:
English