TITLE

Fighting fat

PUB. DATE
June 1997
SOURCE
Drug Topics;6/2/97, Vol. 141 Issue 11, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of Hoffmann-La Roche's anti-obesity drug Xenical.
ACCESSION #
9708062516

 

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