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Peripherally acting antiobesity agents

Other names: lipase inhibitors

What are Peripherally acting antiobesity agents?

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.

List of Peripherally acting antiobesity agents:

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Drug Name Reviews Avg. Ratings
Xenical (Pro)
generic name: orlistat
96 reviews
   
8.4
Alli (Pro)
generic name: orlistat
93 reviews
   
6.5

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