Qsymia (kyoo-SIM-ee-uh) and Belviq (bel-VEEK), two new Rx drugs for weight loss

Patients will ask about Qsymia (kyoo-SIM-ee-uh) and Belviq (bel-VEEK), two new Rx drugs for weight loss.

Qsymia is coming this fall...and Belviq early next year. But don't expect either one to be a magic bullet.

Qsymia combines low doses of phentermine and extended-release topiramate. It was previously called Qnexa.

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