FDA Approves Contrave Weight Loss Drug From Orexigen And Takeda

The FDA announced today that it had approved Contrave, the long-awaited and much-disputed weight loss drug.  The drug is a combination of two drugs already approved for other indications: naltrexone hydrochloride, which is used to combat alcohol and opioid dependence, and bupropion, which is used to treat depression and seasonal affective disorder and as an aid to smoking cessation treatment. Contrave is manufactured by Orexigen and will be distributed by Takeda.
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CrystEngComm, 2019, Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1039/C8CE02076K, PaperPaulo de Sousa de Sousa Carvalho, Jr., Luan Farinelli Diniz, Juan Carlos Tenorio Clavijo, Matheus S. Souza, Chris Hebert Jesus Franco, Rafael C. Rial, Karla Regina Warszawski, Carlos E. D. Nazario, Javier A Ellena Paroxetine hydrochloride, PRX HCl, is an important and widely prescribed antidepressant drug for anxiety and depression treatment. Since hydrochloride salt can imply problems in its manufacture, we have designed organic... The content of this RSS Feed (c) The Royal Society of Chemistry
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Conclusion: few studies compared the relationship between the variables among the elderly. A probable association between the variables for both genders has been found, suggesting that the advancing age contributes to the increase of tinnitus severity and its psychological symptoms, affecting the quality of life of these individuals. Further studies are suggested to confirm the association between tinnitus, anxiety and depression in the elderly. Multi-professional work is important for the evaluation and treatment of these people.RESUMO Objetivo: verificar na literatura uma prov ável associação do zumb...
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The fourth step in learning to sleep well within an ACT framework, is build. My previous posts were: Discover and Accept and Welcome. In build, we’re beginning to build new practices. This is about learning how much sleep you need, and when you need to head to bed and wake up again. I know when I had trouble sleeping at night (I refused to call it insomnia, but it most definitely was!), I thought I’d tried everything to help. I had used all the sleep hygiene strategies like no devices in bed, no TV in bed, do some relaxation as I lay down, have a regular bed-time and wake-up time – and one of the things I...
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Summary Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a recurrent depressive disorder with a seasonal pattern. In addition to some specific symptoms such as sad mood, low energy or carbohydrate craving, this mood disorder is also characterized by the presence of sleeping problems and alcohol disorders. Interestingly, there is a strong link between alcohol use and sleeping deficits. Although previous studies have focused extensively on the sleep patterns in SAD patients and patients with alcohol use disorder (AUD), no research has yet been conducted on subjects with comorbid SAD and AUD. The aim of this study was to examine the diff...
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Some people with need for bronzed skin likely to drink too much alcohol or have depression, study finds Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Melanoma, Seasonal Affective Disorder, Sun Exposure
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Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a recurrent major depressive disorder with a seasonal pattern, which is characterized by sad mood, low energy, longer sleep duration and carbohydrate craving. Furthermore, seasonal changes in mood and behavior may be closely related to alcohol use disorder (AUD). Nevertheless, there is scarce research on the study of cognitive impairments in SAD and AUD. We aimed to examine the relationship between the prevalence between SAD and AUD patients, and how cognitive functioning might be related to these variables.
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ConclusionIncreased knowledge of those at risk for TD will allow appropriate interventions to be designed.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
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Fans surprised Supernatural star Jared Padalecki at Comic-Con on Sunday, July 12, by lighting candles in the audience — over 7,000 of them — as a thank you for opening up about his struggles with depression and as a tribute to his Always Keep Fighting campaign that supports people struggling with depression, self-injury, addiction, or suicidal thoughts. You can see Padalecki’s Tweet here: View from stage. #ComicCon pic.twitter.com/aIy04Cf6ak — Jared Padalecki (@jarpad) July 12, 2015 During filming of the third season of Supernatural, Padalecki broke down in his trailer after sho...
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By Stacy Simon Are you getting enough sleep at night? According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), about 70 million Americans have sleep problems that keep them awake when they want to sleep, and lead to drowsiness when they want to be alert. The NIH says adults need 7-8 hours of sleep each night to be well-rested, but that most people get less than that. They recommend these tips for getting a good night’s sleep: RESOURCES: Sleep tips for people in cancer treatment Go to sleep at the same time each night, get up at the same time each morning, and avoid naps after 3pm. Avoid caffeine and alcohol l...
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This article looks at interventions that are helpful for those suffering wintertime SAD. If the darker days put you into a darker mood, there are several interrelated things you can do to help yourself: Bundle up and go outside. Yes, go outside where it may be cold and windy. There are a number of studies that show that an hour a day of exposure to the sun’s rays do much to reduce the symptoms of SAD. Why? Because exposure to sunlight helps your body regulate the production of melatonin, the hormone that helps people sleep. More melatonin is produced when there is less sun, making you sleepy. More sun can result in ...
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