lipase inhibitors

lipase inhibitors

Drugs used to treat obesity in patients with a body mass index (BMI) of greater than 30. An example is orlistat (Xenical).
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Bhutani, Pancreatic lipase inhibitors from natural sources: unexplored potential, Drug Discov.
This inhibition activity of 8b compared with orlistat that a well-known pancreatic lipase inhibitor used as an anti-obesity drug (Table-3).
We will then show how to maintain optimal intake of these key nutrients while obtaining the benefit of lipase inhibitors.
It belongs to a class of anti-obesity agents, the lipase inhibitors, developed for long-term management of obesity and its associated co-morbidities, and it is currently the only drug approved in the United States that alters fat digestion.
Xenical, the brand name for orlistat, is the first of a new class of drugs called lipase inhibitors which prevent the digestion of fat.
Drugs such as botulinum toxins, retinoids, acid peels, 5-alpha reductase and lipase inhibitors associated with cutaneous ageing, photodamage, pigmentation defects, alopecia, and the lipodermal disorders of obesity and gynoid lipodystrophy are critically discussed to provide a detailed analysis of the high-growth market sector estimated at US$1.
Another important potential application of our appetite suppressant technology is its synergistic effect with lipase inhibitors such as orlistat (Xenical).
Lipase inhibitors are a class of major prescription drugs that work by blocking the absorption of fat.
In addition to the two new method patent applications, the Company submitted a Provisional Patent on the use of Satietrol for improving the effectiveness of lipase inhibitors.
Xenical, the first of a new class of drugs called lipase inhibitors, is used to treat obesity directly at its site rather than through the central nervous system.
Tetrahydrolipstatin (Orlistat), a commercial anti-obesity drug, is a known pancreatic lipase inhibitor (Borgstrom, 1988; Hadvary et al.