Weight Loss Drugs Washington DC

There are many different weight loss drugs flooding the market, most purporting to Shed Pound in Days!! While some FDA tested and approved medicines and supplements can help, proper diet and exercise is the first and most fundamental step in any weight loss program.

Cvs Pharmacy
(202) 635-8520
660 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, DC
 
Cvs Pharmacy
(703) 271-3210
Pentagon
Washington, DC
 
Cvs Pharmacy
(202) 783-4292
435 8th St NW
Washington, DC
 
Cvs Pharmacy
(202) 332-4865
3031 14th St NW
Washington, DC
 
Cvs
(202) 939-5734
1418 P St NW
Washington, DC
 
Morton's Care Pharmacy
(202) 543-1616
8th & East Capitol
Washington, DC
 
Cvs Pharmacy
(202) 842-3627
801 7th St NW
Washington, DC
 
Cvs Pharmacy
(202) 232-2201
1900 7th St NW
Washington, DC
 
Cvs Pharmacy
(202) 737-9525
717 14th St NE
Washington, DC
 
Cvs Pharmacy
(202) 396-0202
845 Bladensburg Rd NE
Washington, DC
 

FDA: Cases of Severe Liver Injury From Use of Weight Loss Drugs Xenical, Alli

Posted by: Natural Medicine In: Drugs | FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration 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.

People who take Xenical or Alli should be aware that liver injury with orlistat – while rare – has been reported. Those taking the drug also should be aware of the signs and symptoms of liver injury, which include itching, yellow eyes or skin, dark urine, loss of appetite, or light-colored stools.

Both Xenical and Alli are medications contain the same active ingredient, orlistat. Xenical, available only by prescription, contains 120 milligrams of orlistat. Alli, sold over-the-counter without a prescription, contains 60 mg of orlistat. An estimated 40 million people worldwide have taken either Xenical or Alli.

The FDA’s safety information and labeling changes are based on a review of cases of severe liver injury reported in individuals taking orlistat. The agency has identified 13 cases of severe liver injury, 12 of which were reports from outside of the United States. The only U.S. report of severe liver injury involved Alli. At this time, a cause-and-effect relationship of severe liver injury with orlistat use has not been established.

People who take Xenical or Alli should be aware that liver injury with orlistat – while rare – has been reported. Those taking the drug ...

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