Weight Loss Requires Patience

<img http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/01/13/idUSnHUGdsQR+73+ONE20140113 src=’http://ww1.hdnux.com/photos/26/42/64/5909808/6/628×471.jpg&#8217; width=’200px’ alt=’Lynn Simpson, associate professor at the University of Houston’s College of Pharmacy, says she tried all the weight-loss programs before deciding she needed a lifestyle change. Photo: TODD SPOTH, Photographer / © TODD SPOTH, 2014′ style=’float:left;padding:5px’ />

For some patients, these drugs have been good tools, said Tahir Hussain , a professor of pharmacology at the University of Houston’s College of Pharmacy. But they haven’t been the game-changers some had hoped. So far Qsymia (a combination of the appetite suppressant phentermine and the anti-convulsant topiramate) has proven the more effective drug, said Hussain. About 60 percent of patients who have taken Qsymia have responded to it.
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