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Then there are these little snippets from the link:

• June 27, 2012: FDA approves Arena Pharmaceutical’s Belviq, along with a reduced-calorie diet and exercise, for chronic weight management of adults with BMI of 30 or higher (or BMI of 27 or greater when the individual has a weight-related condition such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes or high cholesterol). It was the FDA’s first approval of a weight loss drug in 13 years.

• July 17, 2012: FDA approves Vivus’ Qsymia along with a reduced-calorie diet and exercise, for chronic weight management of adults with BMI of 30 or higher (or BMI of 27 or greater when the individual has a weight-related condition such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes or high cholesterol


So there's no free lunch--you have to change your lifestyle anyway--so why not just do that to begin with and skip the pills along with their no-doubt myriad of potential risks....
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