DEA Says ARNA Addictive and Can Be Abusive. // posted Article: Helping the DEA With Arena Pharmaceuticals' Belviq's Final Scheduling
By: Chris Roberts Seeking Alpha
1) The drug has marginal efficacy, and will be used in combination with phentarmine
2) The drug is like LSD, and will be abused in the same manner.
3) The drug is addictive, and patient population (obese people) have a proclivity to addictions.
4) The drug will be used in large quantities to achieve a "high".
DEA Says ARNA Addictive and Can Be Abusive. // posted.
In the part of the trials where subjects took large quantities of Belviq, they preferred the effects of the sugar pill to the effects of too much Belviq.
I think you would find about as much abuse of overcooked kale as you would lorcaserin.
Really? The pharma world is replete with addictive drugs... And you meant to say "Can Be Abused," not Abusive, unless you yourself are on LSD and see giant Belviq pills heaving themselves onto your head.
DEA has not issued a scheduling classification yet. They have been totally silent.
Your quotes are from anonymous nut jobs that posted erroneous and spurious comments at the DEA site. They are not from the DEA. They were from lunatics who commented, mostly all ARNA shorts.
Eisai should share its communication with the DEA to the shareholders to alleviate the
apprehesions of the people waiting for this drug to be in the market. The DEA should say
something why this drug is being held hostage.