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I was shares of vesuvius rocking today after its drug Justina.
I think that's about right look at the Susie is that well bid as it was -- I was -- more early today sound of an out.
But this new drug Houston -- and -- second diet pill in less than a month to get FDA approval.
Will mass marketing of these -- perpetuate the idea that there's a magic bullet for weight loss -- Short Fox News -- dot com managing editor doctor -- -- -- joins us now from his medical dollars report as he does every week look we.
I think -- help.
Mean people -- hot yeah I know.
I have anything to die Connecticut had a lot of -- and then in all of that you know issue why is it imagine -- absolutely.
Not take it to the bank this is not a magic pill.
This tale is a combination of two class -- drugs to -- Max.
And tend to remain bulls who was an amphetamine the other one is anti seizure medication you put them together -- an appetite suppressing.
When you look at the large scale studies it gives you at best at 8% reduction -- percent 8%.
And you're talking about a population -- everything is failing as severe obesity you have secondary things like type two diabetes.
So -- without population and has to be monitor very well.
Now is an effective and everybody know maybe 60% of populations with 40% is not gonna find any benefit -- -- -- is not gonna find a reduction away.
Greater than a percent -- 8% is going to be much less so it doesn't meet statistical.
Benefits when you talk about the side effects.
Well number one if you're pregnant.
You can take it if you're a woman you have to be -- birth control because it 'cause it can create as serious fetal side effects.
Things like thyroid kidneys and liver we still don't know.
There's a pending.
Research -- needs to be done.
-- to see if there's cardiovascular effect because remember.
The center mean really is an amphetamine makes you yeah heart rate go faster.
-- I grow well it is insane in the same cousins are so bad.
But -- -- the other day if you have on the vascular you know cardiovascular problem this might not be the medication for use -- What is it that we're gaining I'd really don't get I know that we have an obesity problem Abu.
Yeah me if there was -- -- to bail out there look at me I would be taken it.
Every day I don't -- so OK let diet and exercise is thought they don't.
Yeah used to it likely that there's you know there are people that need a lot of help and and of course I've told that these types of drugs will be monitored.
-- -- you deduction you know they're going to be doctors out -- prescribing this so that oh my god.
The -- is a couldn't really benefit from this.
I think Ed I I you know again I don't I'm not a financial person but I would I would say envious and Alia I got I got to retaliate hadn't.
Not knowing you can't and in throwing us back I would say that this is gonna this -- short term live honeymoon.
Short term live lot of new science -- reality Stetson Lockhart chairman then kinda strayed could be all the -- as it doesn't matter if it doesn't matter.
It to do about nothing -- -- many things.
Could be guided it effects and no magic pill a great way back then and that's senate -- --