Information about Lorcaserin

Lorcaserin Uses

Lorcaserin is used in the treatment of obesity.

How Lorcaserin works

Lorcaserin is a serotonin receptor agonists. It works by affecting a certain part of the brain that helps control your appetite. In this way, it increases the feeling of fullness and decreases food intake.

Common side effects of Lorcaserin

Headache, Dizziness, Fatigue, Nausea, Dryness in mouth, Constipation, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Upper respiratory tract infection, Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages), Urinary tract infection, Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain, Cough, Rash, Back pain, Oropharyngeal pain, Nasal infection, Peripheral edema, Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose level), Worsening of diabetes, Anxiety, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), High blood pressure, Psychiatric disorders, Depression

Severe side effects of Lorcaserin

Serotonin syndrome, Valvular heart disease, Cognitive impairment, Slow heart rate, Decreased white blood cell count (lymphocytes), Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Decreased hemoglobin, Increased prolactin level in blood
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