lorcaserin

noun

lor·​cas·​e·​rin lȯr-ˈka-sə-rən How to pronounce lorcaserin (audio)
variants also lorcaserin hydrochloride
: a serotonin agonist C11H15Cl2NO·5H2O taken orally to promote satiety and reduce food consumption in the treatment of overweight and obese individuals but now removed from sale by the manufacturer because of its link to increased cancer risk see belviq

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“Lorcaserin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lorcaserin. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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