Deoxycholic Acid

FDA Approved: * April 2, 2021
Pharm Company: * SLAYBACK PHARMA LLC
Category: Diet / Weight Loss

Deoxycholic acid, also known as cholanoic acid, and sold under the brand name Kybella among others, is a bile acid. Deoxycholic acid is one of the secondary bile acids, which are metabolic byproducts of intestinal bacteria. The two primary bile acids secreted by the liver are cholic acid and chenodeoxycholic acid. Bacteria metabolize chenodeoxycholic acid into the secondary bile acid lithocholic acid, and they metabolize cholic acid into deoxycholic acid. There are additional secondary bile a... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.

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