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FDA Approves New Diet Pill That’s Made Of Old Medicines
National Public Radio

There’s another pill to help people lose weight.

After years of study and lots of questions from the Food and Drug Administration questions, a pill called Contrave finally got the agency’s OK Thursday.

It’s the third diet medicine to get the regulatory go-ahead in recent years. But the other drugs — Qsymia and Belviq — haven’t proved that popular. Many insurers have been reluctant to cover the medicines.

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