New anti-obesity drug hits the market
Updated: Tuesday, June 11 2013, 09:30 AM EDT
(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A new anti-obesity drug is hitting the market Tuesday.
It's called Belviq and is only available with a prescription.
Patients who are overweight with at least one weight-related medical condition, like high cholesterol, are eligible.
Belviq was actually developed more than a decade ago, but it was only recently approved by the FDA.