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2010-05-26 11:35:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today advised consumers and health care professionals about potential rare occurrences of severe liver injury in patients taking the weight-loss medication orlistat, marketed as Xenical and Alli.

2009-08-25 08:00:30

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2009-02-25 06:40:00

A new study suggests that many people taking the weight-loss drug orlistat, sold under the prescription name Xenical, do not maintain the necessary dietary changes for the treatment's success.

2006-04-10 23:16:43

By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Roche Holding AG's prescription diet drug Xenical should immediately be pulled from the U.S. market after recent data linked it to precancerous colon lesions in animal studies, a consumer group told federal health regulators on Monday.

2006-04-10 13:40:00

Roche Holding AG's prescription diet drug Xenical should immediately be pulled from the U.S. market after recent data linked it to precancerous colon lesions in animal studies, a consumer group told federal health regulators on Monday.

2006-04-07 18:42:22

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline has received conditional approval for over-the-counter sales of the weight-loss drug Xenical, a U.S. Food and Drug Administration spokeswoman said on Friday.

2006-01-23 20:28:35

By Susan Heavey BETHESDA, Maryland (Reuters) - The first diet drug aimed at helping the growing number of fat Americans lose weight without seeing a doctor moved one step closer to U.S. approval on Monday after a health advisory panel endorsed the idea.

2006-01-23 19:20:33

By Susan Heavey BETHESDA, Maryland (Reuters) - A GlaxoSmithKline weight-loss drug should be approved for over-the-counter sales to help the growing number of obese and overweight Americans shed pounds, a U.S. advisory panel said on Monday. The U.S.


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