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Study: Weight-loss combo pill shows promise
April 10th, 2011
06:30 PM ET

Study: Weight-loss combo pill shows promise

Two existing drugs, in combination, have shown significant promise in promoting weight loss, according to a new report.

The drugs,  phentermine and Topamax, in combination with lifestyle and weight-loss counseling were associated with a 18-22 pound weight loss in trial participants, compared with a three-pound weight loss in patients who received counseling alone.

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