Active Ingredient(s):Orlistat FDA Approved: * February 7, 2007 Pharm Company: *GLAXOSMITHKLINE CONS Category:Diet / Weight Loss
Orlistat is a drug designed to treat obesity. It is marketed as a prescription drug under the trade name Xenical by Roche in most countries, and is sold over-the-counter as Alli by GlaxoSmithKline in the United Kingdom and the United States. Its primary function is preventing the absorption of fats from the human diet by acting as a lipase inhibitor, thereby reducing caloric intake. It is intended for use in conjunction with a healthcare provider-supervis...
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