TITLE

Block fat, lose weight promises new drug; But is it so easy?

PUB. DATE
August 1997
SOURCE
Environmental Nutrition;Aug97, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features the weight-loss drug orlistat (Xenical) which has just been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. Distinction from the fenfluramine/phentermine drug combination; Side effects of blocking the absorption of fats; Physiological effect of the fat substitute olestra (Olean).
ACCESSION #
9708063843

 

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