New diet drug helps patients lose about 10% of weight - USA Today
A new prescription diet drug OK'd Tuesday by the government is expected to help heavy patients drop about 10% of their weight — more than any other approved obesity medication.
Qsymia will change the "landscape" for the treatment of obesity, says W. Timothy Garvey, chair of the department of nutrition sciences at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, who studied Qsymia. But he cautions, "This is not a magic pill. Patients can't take it and think that's all they have to do. It needs to be used with a lifestyle modification program."
USA Today - 7/18/2012