The yo-yo world of diet drugs

时间:2017-09-01 04:00:13166网络整理admin

IN THE world of diet pills, last week was a roller coaster. On 23 October, Sanofi-Aventis suspended European sales of its anti-obesity drug rimonabant (Acomplia), following a recommendation from the European Medicines Agency. The EMA pointed to evidence that the drug doubles the risk of psychiatric disorders and that five people in a large study committed suicide after taking it,