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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.

A drug may be classified by the chemical type of the active ingredient or by the way it is used to treat a particular condition. Each drug can be classified into one or more drug classes.

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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Xenical (Pro, More...)
generic name: orlistat
74 reviews
   
8.5
Alli (Pro, More...)
generic name: orlistat
57 reviews
   
6.6

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Medical conditions associated with peripherally acting antiobesity agents:

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