Navigation Links
Physicians Who Treat Obesity Question FDA Rejection of Contrave
Date:2/8/2011

ictory that the FDA advisory panel recently recommended lowering the BMI requirement for lap-band surgery without asking for further long-term outcome studies.  Meanwhile, the FDA rejected Contrave and requested the company conduct a study of sufficient size and duration to address the risk of heart attack and stroke. Unfortunately, such studies will likely be costly and require several years to complete, which means that significant time will pass before this drug comes up for approval again.  

The ASBP expects the FDA to consider the demonstrated effectiveness and benefits of weight-loss drugs even if those drugs may carry increased hypothetical risk, because a reduction in obesity leads to a multitude of beneficial effects, which far outweigh minor risks.  

About the ASBP

Founded in 1950, the ASBP is the oldest medical association focused on the education and training of medical professionals treating and managing obese patients and associated diseases. The ASBP is a collaborative organization that provides its members practical information and business tools to implement a successful medical bariatric practice. For more information about the ASBP, visit www.asbp.org.


'/>"/>
SOURCE ASBP
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. 58% of Physicians Support FDA Move to Pull Breast Cancer Indication from Avastin
2. Aprima Electronic Health Record a Top Choice for Colorado Physicians
3. Healthy Advice® Networks Physicians Discuss Patient Adherence Challenges at National Conference
4. Millennium Laboratories to Provide UnitedHealthcares Nationwide Network of Physicians Drug Monitoring and Pain Management Services
5. Consolidated Portland, Maine Healthcare Market Will Hamper Pharmaceutical Reps Access to Physicians
6. Sermo Study Shows 63% of Physicians Would Utilize New Gout Treatments
7. Regado Biosciences, Inc. Presents the First-In-Human Clinical Experience with REG2 at the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) Coagulation and Heart Disease Sessions in Vancouver, BC, Canada on November 2, 2010
8. Activity Against Key Drug-Resistant Pathogens is the Most Important Attribute Influencing Surveyed Physicians Antibiotic Selection for Nosocomial Pneumonia in the U.S.
9. MedSolutions Offers Free CME Credit Imaging Safety Webinar for Physicians
10. Emergency Physicians Urge Americans to Take The American Medicine Chest Challenge November 13th
11. Physicians Pharmaceutical Corporation Offers Innovative On-Site Drug Dispensaries
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/10/2014)... JORDAN, Utah , July 10, 2014  BC ... solutions, and MiE America , Inc., a leading ... have entered into a long-term agreement naming BC Technical ... the US. MiE and BC Technical ... strategic agreement to establish BC Technical as the service ...
(Date:7/10/2014)... 10, 2014   LabStyle Innovations Corp . ... announced the appointment of Professor Richard B. ... Board of Directors. Prof. Stone brings ... to LabStyle as an entrepreneur, venture capitalist public, ... governance expert. He currently serves on the board ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds "China Orthopedic Instrument ... (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140115/MN46792 ) ... support, China,s orthopedic instrument industry ... market size rising from 3.28 billion yuan in 2006 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:BC Technical Partners With MiE America To Be Authorized Provider Of Systems & Service 2LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 2LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 3LabStyle Innovations Welcomes Richard B. Stone to its Board of Directors 4Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015 2Orthopedic Instrument Industry in China Markets Forecast to 2015 3
... Sept. 7 According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), ... in Japan,s Ministry of Health Labour and Welfare (MHLW) ... catheters, will lead to double-digit growth in this segment ... market revenues. Unlike in the US ...
... Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research ... Drug Delivery in Central Nervous System Diseases ... http://www.reportlinker.com/p0203542/Drug-Delivery-in-Central-Nervous-System-Diseases---technologiesmarkets-and-companies.html SummaryThe delivery ... a challenge in the treatment of neurological disorders. ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Will MHLW Changes in Reimbursement Drive Japanese Physicians to Increase Usage of Chronic Dialysis Catheters? 2Will MHLW Changes in Reimbursement Drive Japanese Physicians to Increase Usage of Chronic Dialysis Catheters? 3Reportlinker Adds Drug Delivery in Central Nervous System Diseases - technologies,markets and companies 2Reportlinker Adds Drug Delivery in Central Nervous System Diseases - technologies,markets and companies 3Reportlinker Adds Drug Delivery in Central Nervous System Diseases - technologies,markets and companies 4Reportlinker Adds Drug Delivery in Central Nervous System Diseases - technologies,markets and companies 5Reportlinker Adds Drug Delivery in Central Nervous System Diseases - technologies,markets and companies 6Reportlinker Adds Drug Delivery in Central Nervous System Diseases - technologies,markets and companies 7Reportlinker Adds Drug Delivery in Central Nervous System Diseases - technologies,markets and companies 8Reportlinker Adds Drug Delivery in Central Nervous System Diseases - technologies,markets and companies 9Reportlinker Adds Drug Delivery in Central Nervous System Diseases - technologies,markets and companies 10Reportlinker Adds Drug Delivery in Central Nervous System Diseases - technologies,markets and companies 11Reportlinker Adds Drug Delivery in Central Nervous System Diseases - technologies,markets and companies 12Reportlinker Adds Drug Delivery in Central Nervous System Diseases - technologies,markets and companies 13Reportlinker Adds Drug Delivery in Central Nervous System Diseases - technologies,markets and companies 14Reportlinker Adds Drug Delivery in Central Nervous System Diseases - technologies,markets and companies 15Reportlinker Adds Drug Delivery in Central Nervous System Diseases - technologies,markets and companies 16Reportlinker Adds Drug Delivery in Central Nervous System Diseases - technologies,markets and companies 17
(Date:7/12/2014)... HealthDay Reporter SATURDAY, July ... that a surgical technique used to grind up uterine growths ... of spreading cancer to other parts of a woman,s body, ... the Food and Drug Administration also said that women who ... should sign a written consent stating that they understand the ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... The fastest-growing mobile technology is LTE ... of LTE networks continues to grow due to the ... have increased mobile data traffic, which is a major ... Communications Test and Measurement equipment comply with industry standards, ... Test and Measurement Market is estimated to grown from ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... PA (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 "The second ... it’s uncomfortable and painful to wear shoes," said an inventor ... special sock that prevents this from happening. , He then ... effective way to prevent the second and big toes from ... endurance while wearing shoes. Ergonomic and easy to use, it's ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... With prom shopping reaching its final days, ... ready to showcase its new and trendy apparels. Recently, ... dresses in its online shop. Additionally, it is now ... elegant gowns. According to the company’s sales manager, the ... 2014. , He says, “Now, worldwide clients can ...
(Date:7/12/2014)... York, NY (PRWEB) July 12, 2014 As ... (the National Institute of Standards and Technology), the June 25th, ... the electronic discovery world. It was also ... finally in, depending on whether it was seen from an ... But this much is fact, there is now precedent which ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:FDA Advisers Weigh Risks of Procedure for Removal of Uterine Fibroids 2Health News:FDA Advisers Weigh Risks of Procedure for Removal of Uterine Fibroids 3Health News:North America Communication Test and Measurement (CT&M) Market Worth $1.9 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:North America Communication Test and Measurement (CT&M) Market Worth $1.9 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:North America Communication Test and Measurement (CT&M) Market Worth $1.9 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4Health News:North America Communication Test and Measurement (CT&M) Market Worth $1.9 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 5Health News:VogueQueen.com Updates Its Summer Collection With New And Trendy Evening Dresses 2Health News:Mobile Device Forensics Guidelines Play Key Role in Supreme Court’s Smartphone Evidence Warrant Decision 2Health News:Mobile Device Forensics Guidelines Play Key Role in Supreme Court’s Smartphone Evidence Warrant Decision 3Health News:Mobile Device Forensics Guidelines Play Key Role in Supreme Court’s Smartphone Evidence Warrant Decision 4Health News:Mobile Device Forensics Guidelines Play Key Role in Supreme Court’s Smartphone Evidence Warrant Decision 5
... is deeply disturbed that the Food and Drug ... vulnerable populations such as women of child-bearing age, ... recommendation flies in the face of decades of ... of mercury from food, especially on the developing ...
... Univita Health will provide an integrated approach to home-based care and ... 15 The launch of a new company aimed at promoting ... Univita Health is introducing new programs and innovating existing services to ... , "Due to falling birthrates and increased ...
... per cent of the men who took part in the ... trial were diagnosed with the disease and the majority of ... published in the December issue of the urology journal ... women aged from 55 to 74 took part in the ...
... Dec. 15 Today, a parent of a mercury-poisoning victim joined ... proposal to stop warning pregnant women and children about exposure risks ... "We,ve known for years that mercury is toxic to ... individual,s status. For FDA to suddenly change the equation to ...
... hair loss for,both men and women is a very traumatic ... help our clients that worked unlike many potions,lotions and product ... it is the only true hair regeneration laser on the ... Medical, Northwestern,University , Mass General, etc.). They are ...
... 15 Greenway Medical Technologies,Inc. today announced that ... (EHR) solution, PrimeSuite(R), won,three "Best in KLAS" awards ... KLAS Awards,report. For the third consecutive year, ... ambulatory EMR category for practices having between six ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:CU Statement on FDA Position on Mercury From Fish Consumption 2Health News:Launch of New 'Independent Aging' Company Will Address the Needs of the Growing Senior Population 2Health News:Launch of New 'Independent Aging' Company Will Address the Needs of the Growing Senior Population 3Health News:USA's largest ever prostate cancer screening program shows high compliance and consistent results 2Health News:USA's largest ever prostate cancer screening program shows high compliance and consistent results 3Health News:FDA's Proposed Mercury Fish Advice Based on Flawed Science, Say MD and Anti-Mercury Advocates 2Health News:Greenway Medical Technologies' EHR Solution, PrimeSuite, Wins Three 'Best in KLAS' Awards 2Health News:Greenway Medical Technologies' EHR Solution, PrimeSuite, Wins Three 'Best in KLAS' Awards 3Health News:Greenway Medical Technologies' EHR Solution, PrimeSuite, Wins Three 'Best in KLAS' Awards 4
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
Medicine Products: