Late-stage trials prove efficacy of obesity drug Contrave

07/20/2009 | Google

Three Phase III trials showed that patients who took Orexigen Therapeutics' obesity drug Contrave lost more weight than those on placebo. The product, which is a combination of antidepressant bupropion and addiction treatment naltrexone, also improved levels of "good" HDL cholesterol in patients and reduced risk factors such as waist circumference.

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