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Clinical pharmacology

Initial U.S. Approval:  2015

Mechanism of Action: KYBELLA is a cytolytic drug, which when injected into tissue physically destroys the cell membrane causing lysis.

Indications and usage 

1.1 Fullness Associated with Submental Fat
KYBELLA™ (deoxycholic acid) injection is indicated for improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe convexity or fullness associated with submental fat in adults.

1.2 Limitation of use
The safe and effective use of KYBELLA for the treatment of subcutaneous fat outside the submental region has not been established and is not recommended.

Dosage and administration 

Drug UPDATES:  KYBELLA™- deoxycholic acid injection
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How supplied

HOW SUPPLIED: Injection: 10 mg/mL. KYBELLA injection is a clear, colorless, sterile solution supplied in 2 mL vials intended for single patient use. Each milliliter of the solution contains 10 mg of deoxycholic acid.


Drug UPDATES:  KYBELLA™- deoxycholic acid injection
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