Fighting Overweight and obesity. Empros Pharma has developed a revolutionary oral drug – EMP16.
The main mechanism of action for EMP16 is to delay normal food digestion and absorption processes towards the end of the small intestine. EMP16 thereby support and increase the natural endogenous satiety response present in the gastrointestinal system to regulate food intake. An important distinction to other, often hormone-based satiety regulating pharmaceuticals (that will act on one or a few of the hormone signaling pathways) is that EMP16 enhances the entire endogenous hormone response in a physiological way. Empros Pharma expects EMP16 to be a safer and more potent method to address the medical need of obese patients.