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Alli is part of the Lipase Inhibitors class and treats Weight Loss. Lipase inhibitors are used to aid in weight loss. They work by binding to and removing fat from the body. Alli is only available as a brand name drug. Compare lipase inhibitors.
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How Can I Reverse Fatty Liver Disease?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - September 06, 2016

Fatty liver disease is now the most common cause of abnormal liver blood tests in the United States. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD, is often discovered during a visit to your doctor, with the news that your “liver function blood tests” are abnormal. After being told your AST and ALT blood tests are abnormal you may have a liver ultrasound to confirm fatty liver changes.

NAFLD can lead to cirrhosis—chronic liver damage, that can lead to liver failure—so here are 10 ways to reverse fatty liver. See More

The Skinny on Weight Loss Drugs: Can Prescriptions Actually Work?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - June 15, 2015

Many Americans struggle with their weight. More than two-thirds of American adults are considered overweight, and one-third are obese. Obesity-related illness is estimated to cost the American economy almost $200 billion a year.

Sadly, there isn’t yet a perfect pill to end obesity. However, there are a variety of prescription options to help you jump-start your weight loss, with a number of new drugs approved in just the past few years. See More

What Do You Need to Know About Saxenda for Weight Loss?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - December 31, 2014

You may remember people talking about the diabetes drug Victoza (liraglutide) as a weight loss med. (You can check out our previous article on the subject here.)

Well, Victoza with a new name at a higher dose has just been approved by the FDA as Saxenda (liraglutide) for the treatment of obesity.

What is this Saxenda? It’s a higher dose of Victoza, which has been available in the US since 2010 for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. See More

2014 Brings Two New Weight Loss Drugs!

Dr. Sharon Orrange - September 16, 2014

Do we have better meds for weight loss now? September brought news of two new weight loss medications, Contrave and Saxenda. Funny thing is both of them are drugs used for other indications, now approved for weight loss. So these meds have been around, in one form or another. These two will join Belviq, Qsymia, and orlistat (available over the counter as Alli).

The newest drug available for weight loss is Contrave which is a combination of two older drugs: bupropion and naltrexoneSee More

Nexium Without a Prescription? New Prescription to OTC Drug Approval

The GoodRx Pharmacist - April 10, 2014

Recently, you may have noticed several medications available in the store aisles that used to require a prescription. A few drugs have made the jump from prescription-only to being sold over-the-counter (OTC) without a prescription, with Nexium as the newest (and a very exciting) example.

The status change for Nexium 20 mg capsules was approved by the FDA on March 28th, 2014. Nexium is used mainly for the treatment of gastrointestinal esophageal reflux disease (GERD), better known as acid reflux or heartburn. See More

Alli for Weight Loss Recalled

Elizabeth Davis - March 28, 2014

Manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline has voluntarily issued a recall for all of its non-prescription Alli weight loss products in the United States and Puerto Rico. The recall is due to concerns that the product packages may have been tampered with, and do not actually contain Alli.

Tablets and capsules that were not Alli have been reported in Alli bottles in seven states, and in some cases, bottles were missing labels and had fake tamper-evident seals. See More

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