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FDA Investigating Weight-Loss Drug Over Reports of Liver Damage
Date:8/25/2009

According to the U.S. National Center for Health Statistics, 30 percent of American adults aged 20 and older -- more than 60 million people -- are obese. Another 36 percent are considered overweight.

Orlistat is also approved in some 100 countries, with an over-the-counter form available in the European Union.

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The U.S. National Library of Medicine has more on orlistat.



SOURCES: Eugene Schiff, M.D., professor, medicine, and director, Center for Liver Diseases, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine; Timothy Pfanner, M.D., assistant professor, internal medicine, Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, and gastroenterologist, Scott & White; Aug. 24, 2009, news release, U.S. Food and Drug Administration


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