2014-10-01 Belviq Weight Loss Pill

What is BELVIQ?

Belviq weight loss pill is a new prescription weight loss drug, one of only two new weight loss drugs approved by the FDA in the last 13 years. Belviq acts in the brain as a serotonin 2C receptor agonist.  See video of Belviq for the weight loss at our Weight Loss Videos section.



Unique features of Belviq

  • Belviq is not a stimulant
  • Belviq does not cause insomnia
  • Belviq can be used for long term

Belviq Indications

BELVIQ is indicated  for chronic weight management in adult patients with an

initial body mass index (BMI) of:

• 30 kg/m2

or greater (obese), or

• 27 kg/m2 or greater (overweight) in the presence of at least

one weight-related comorbid condition (e.g., hypertension,

dyslipidemia, type 2 diabetes)


BELVIQ is provided as blue, film-coated, 10 mg tablets. The recommended dose of BELVIQ is 10 mg administered orally twice daily. Dose is unrelated to meal time.

Belvique Side effects

Most common adverse reactions (greater than 5%) in non-diabetic

patients are headache, dizziness, fatigue, nausea, dry mouth, and

constipation, and in diabetic patients are hypoglycemia, headache, back

pain, cough, and fatigue.

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