Xenical


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Xenical

(ˈzɛnɪkəl)
n
(Pharmacology) trademark a drug that reduces the ability to absorb fats; used in the medical treatment of obesity
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Yet with very little consultation and no medical records, our investigator was handed the Xenical pills, which warn on their packaging that they should only be used under the supervision of a doctor.
Orlistat is FDA-approved for weight management and sold by Roche as Xenical (prescription) and by GlaxoSmithKline as alli (over-the-counter).
The OTC version of orlistat, a 60-milligram (mg) dose, is Alli; in the higher-dose, 120-mg prescription form, it is Xenical.
The only authorized drug for the treatment of obesity is Orlistat that is sold under the trade name Xenical.
XENICAL Orlistat is an obesity drug that blocks digestion of fats.
The assessment affects nineteen centrally authorised medicines as well as various medicines that have been nationally authorised: Avastin, Bondenza, Bondronat, Bonviva, Cellcept, Fuzeon, Herceptin, Invirase, Mabthera, Mircera, Neorecormon, Pegasys, Roactemra, Tamiflu, Tarceva, Viracept, Xeloda, Xenical and Zelboraf.
John Singer, a marketing consultant involved in the 1999 launch of Roche's Xenical - the last diet pill to be launched before Qsymia - said part of the challenge faced by the drug industry today was to manage public perception.
Orlistat was originally available under the brand name Xenical by prescription only, but an over-the-counter version, Alli has been on the U.
Formosa Laboratories is already a major material supplier for Xenical made by Roche, maker of a popular anti-obesity drug, whose patent expiry in the near future is driving API makers to target business opportunities from the US$500 million-per-year market.
Although several drugs are available for short-term weight loss, there is only one FDA-approved prescription drug for long-term weight loss: Xenical from Roche Holdings.
The label revision applied to both Alli, sold over the counter, and Xenical, the prescription form.
The group said it had found in the FDA's adverse reaction files 47 cases of acute pancreatitis and 73 cases of kidney stones associated with Alli and Xenical.