TITLE

Orlistat: A Viewpoint by Priscilla A. Hollander

AUTHOR(S)
Hollander, P.A.
PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
Drugs;Nov2001, Vol. 61 Issue 14, p2120
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the effectiveness of orlistat, a pancreatic lipase inhibitor which has been shown to be an effective antiobesity drug by decreasing fat uptake in the gut. Impact on weight loss and long-term weight maintenance; Adverse effects; Role in achieving glucose control in obese patients thereby preventing diabetes.
ACCESSION #
5500875

 

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