weight loss drugs

Saxenda (liraglutide) is a drug currently prescribed for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. A new study has demonstrated that the drug may well be useful in helping people lose weight, even if they are not diabetic.
Dr. Suzanne Koven from the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston explores the reasons why primary care physicians (herself included) are unlikely to prescribe weight-loss medications to their obese patients.
Numerous drugs have been tried in the fight against obesity some affect neurons in the brain, others act on the liver, and one (orlistat, sold as Xenical or Alli) acts to decrease the amount of fat absorbed from the intestinal tract.