Peripherally acting antiobesity agents

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Peripherally acting antiobesity agents are drugs that assist with weight loss, without affecting the brain or suppressing the appetite. It inhibits pancreatic lipase and prevents fat breakdown in the gastrointestinal tract therefore reduces intestinal absorption of fat. It is used to treat obesity, with diet and exercise.

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Medical conditions associated with peripherally acting antiobesity agents:

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