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Obesity Drug Developers Go With The Gut: R&D Hopes Focus On Locally Acting Agents

This article was originally published in Pharmaceutical Approvals Monthly

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Developers remaining in the daunting weight loss space are pinning their hopes on a new wave of locally acting drugs with the hope that gut-selective mechanisms will show better efficacy combined with fewer safety concerns than the three centrally acting obesity candidates recently rebuffed by FDA.

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