Xenical approved to battle teen obesity

12/16/2003 | NYTimes.com

The FDA yesterday approved expanding the use of Xenical to teenagers after two studies disclosed it could help children lose weight. This marks the first obesity drug approved for use in children; Hoffman-LaRoche said it had no plans to market the weight-loss drug, that works by blocking the body's ability to digest fat, to teenagers.

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