Kybella

Active Ingredient(s): Deoxycholic Acid
FDA Approved: * April 29, 2015
Pharm Company: * KYTHERA BIOPHARMA INC
Category: Diet / Weight Loss

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Kybella Overview

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...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Deoxycholic Acid
  • Injection: 10mg/ml
  • Solution: 20mg/2ml (10mg/ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Kybella: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 61168-101 Kybella 20 mg/2ml Subcutaneous Injection, Solution by Kythera Biopharmaceuticals Inc.

Other drugs which contain Deoxycholic Acid or a similar ingredient: (4 results)