I think IMHO is appropriate for this but if a mod feels GD is better then I’ve no objection.
For the sake of discussion let us assume it is safer than it likely is, that no women will use it who are unaware that they are pregnant and that no birth defects result … so on. That it costs about the same as the newer diabetes drugs, something like $5 a day. Modest weight loss - about 10%, maybe a bit less - which can be maintained if the med is continued but assume that the weight comes back if the med is stopped to the degree that weight lost by “diets” tend to be regained. Potential market? Well a third of American adults hit the indication of “obese” and another sizable percent are “overweight” with a confounding factor such as hypertension or diabetes. Plus those who may be prescribed outside of those official indications. So 33% of American adults is a solid base market potential.
If you are in that third, do you want to use this med? Whether you are or not what do you think the ramifications are?