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Lorcaserin Hydrochloride (Hemihydrate)

Lorcaserin Hydrochloride (Hemihydrate)
CAS Number: 846589-98-8

Lorcaserin Hydrochloride (Hemihydrate)

Therapeutic Category
Weight Management
API Technology
Synthetic
Dose From
Oral Solids
Dr Reddy's Development Status
Available
Available Regulatory Filing
USA
Brazil
Innovator Brand (USA)
BELVIQ

Mechanism of Action

Lorcaserin is believed to decrease food consumption and promote satiety by selectively activating 5-HT2C receptors on anorexigenic pro-opiomelanocortin neurons located in the hypothalamus. The exact mechanism of action is not known.

Indication

BELVIQ/ BELVIQ XR is a serotonin 2C receptor agonist indicated as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity for chronic weight management in adults with an initial body mass index (BMI) of:

  • 30 kg/m2 or greater (obese) or
  • 27 kg/m2 or greater (overweight) in the presence of at least one weight- related comorbid condition, (e.g., hypertension, dyslipidemia, type 2 diabetes)

Limitations of Use:

  • The safety and efficacy of coadministration with other products for weight loss have not been established
  • The effect of BELVIQ/BELVIQ XR on cardiovascular morbidity and mortality has not been established

Dr. Reddy's Expertise

Headquartered in Hyderabad, India, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories is one of the leading Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) suppliers globally. Dr. Reddy's API business is a preferred partner to pharma companies across the US, Europe, Brazil, Latin America, Japan, China, Korea and emerging markets.

Dr. Reddy's API business thrives on the deep technical strengths established over the last 30+ years in the development and manufacture of complex APIs such as steroids, peptides, complex long chain molecules and highly potent APIs (HPAPIs / oncology drugs). This expertise is complemented by our prowess in intellectual property and regulatory affairs which helps us consistently meet and exceed regulatory standards. Dr. Reddy's Lorcaserin Hydrochloride (Hemihydrate) API is the outcome of the extensive expertise in R&D, IP, and Regulatory.

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