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FDA Approves Kybella (deoxycholic acid) to Treat Submental Fullness, or 'Double Chin'

Posted 30 Apr 2015 by Drugs.com

April 29, 2015 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Kybella (deoxycholic acid), a treatment for adults with moderate-to-severe fat below the chin, known as submental fat. Using Kybella for the treatment of fat outside of the submental area is not approved and is not recommended. Kybella is identical to the deoxycholic acid that is produced in the body. Deoxycholic acid ...

Kybella Approved for Double Chin

Posted 29 Apr 2015 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, April 29, 2015 – Kybella (deoxycholic acid) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat excess fat below the chin, a condition best known as "double chin." Kybella is identical to the body chemical deoxycholic acid, which helps absorb and destroy fats, the FDA said Wednesday in a news release. But the agency warned the drug is not meant to target fats elsewhere ...

FDA Approves Injected Drug for 'Double Chin'

Posted 29 Apr 2015 by Drugs.com

WEDNESDAY, April 29, 2015 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved an injected drug to help aging Americans plagued what's commonly known as the "double chin." The drug, Kybella, contains deoxycholic acid, which the FDA says is "produced in the body [and] helps the body absorb fat." Kybella has been approved by the agency to treat adults with moderate-to-severe fat below the ...

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