FDA approves diet drug for dogs
WASHINGTON A new potion could make it easier for plump pups to shed unwanted pounds.
The Food and Drug Administration said Friday it approved a Pfizer drug designed to help manage the weight of obese dogs.
Pfizer Inc. will market Slentrol, a liquid formula, to owners of the estimated 5 percent of U.S. dogs that are 20 percent above their ideal weight.
The FDA says the drug's ``mechanism for producing weight loss is
not completely understood,'' but seems to ...
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