BELVIQ and BELVIQ XR are FDA-approved prescription weight-loss medications that, when used with diet and exercise, can help some overweight (Body Mass Index [BMI] ≥27 kg/m²) adults with a weight-related medical problem, or obese (BMI ≥30 kg/m²) adults, lose weight and keep it off.
BELVIQ and BELVIQ XR work by targeting a hunger receptor in the brain to help you feel full sooner. The precise way BELVIQ and BELVIQ XR produce feelings of satisfaction is not fully understood.
Once-Daily BELVIQ XR is gradually released throughout the day and may fit into your schedule.
BELVIQ and BELVIQ XR are not stimulants or narcotics. They are federally controlled substances with some risk of abuse or dependency.
BELVIQ was clinically proven and tested in three clinical trials involving nearly 8,000 people. In one trial, BELVIQ was shown to deliver lasting weight loss up to 2 years.
Pregnancy: Do not take if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, as weight loss offers no potential benefit during pregnancy and BELVIQ or BELVIQ XR may harm your unborn baby.
Please see additional Important Safety Information below for BELVIQ® and BELVIQ XR®.
BELVIQ/BELVIQ XR is a FDA-approved prescription weight-loss medication that, when used with diet and exercise, can help some adults (body mass index [BMI] ≥27 kg/m2) living with extra weight, with a weight-related medical problem, or adults living with obesity (BMI ≥30 kg/m2), lose weight and keep it off. It is not known if BELVIQ/BELVIQ XR when taken with other prescription, over-the-counter, or herbal weight-loss products is safe and effective. It is not known if BELVIQ/BELVIQ XR changes your risk of heart problems, stroke, or death due to heart problems or stroke.
BELVIQ®/BELVIQ XR® is a federally controlled substance (CIV) because it may be abused or lead to drug dependence.
For more information about BELVIQ®/BELVIQ XR® talk to your Healthcare Provider and see the full Product Information.
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