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How long does one orlistat pill last?

How long does one orlistat pill last?

Half-life = 1-2hrs: https://online.epocrates.com/noframe/showpage.do?method=drugs&monographid=2062&activesectionid=7 lists half-life of orlistat (sold as xenical & alli) as 1-2hrs. Most drugs are theoretically out of your system after 5 half-lives. In this case, you're looking at 5-10hrs. ...Read more

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How long it takes to lose weight (30 lbs) with xenical and exercise?

How long it takes to lose weight (30 lbs) with xenical and exercise?

It depends ...: On how many calories you're eating and to some extent how much exercise you're doing. Losing 1-2 pounds a week is a reasonable rate. To keep the weight off it's important to make permanent changes to your diet and activity levels. Exercise is very important for maintaining weight loss. Xenical has been shown to help weight loss, but it's not a permanent solution. Find reasons to stay motivated. ...Read more

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Does orlistat really work?

Does orlistat really work?

It is not the fats!!: Orlistat works in very limited situations. Primarily, it is useful for reducing fat absorption. Therefore, if you have a diet high in fats, it may work. However, in many situations; it is not the fat that makes you fat. As the diet industry has attempted to limit fat, to make foods more palatable, the carb content has increased. So sad, now foods are processed and high in sugars. ...Read more

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Is xenical effective?

Yes: Depends upon the patient, but xenical has been effective [or it's otc counterpart- alli] for a number of patients. ...Read more

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How expensive is Xenical?

Cost: Www.good RX.com. List the price 120 mg capsule 90 of those at a cost of $616.68. In my experience, it's not been shown to be worth it. There are other Products that are better. But that's just my opinion.Please check with your physician. ...Read more

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How do xenical pills work?

How do xenical pills work?

See below: Xenical works in the presence of dietary fat and reduces the absorption of dietary fat by approximately 30%. The body will naturally tap into existing body fat stores for energy, which will result in a loss of body fat provided a balanced diet and regular physical activity is undertaken. ...Read more

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Does orlistat destroy kidney?

Does orlistat destroy kidney?

See below: One of the side efffects mentioned is oxalate nephropathy there is increases absorption of oxalate possible from taking this medication, and that can potentially cause damage to the kidney this is not common but mentioned as a potential problem. ...Read more

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How quickly does xenical work?

How quickly does xenical work?

Immediately: The same day you take it with food. Careful with the total fat you eat when you take this medicine. ...Read more

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Does orlistat destroy the liver?

Does orlistat destroy the liver?

Orlistat works by...: ...Preventing absorption of fats from the diet by acting as a lipase inhibitor, thereby reducing caloric intake. It's primary side effects are gi-related, including steatorrhea (oily, loose stools with excessive flatus due to unabsorbed fats reaching the large intestine), fecal incontinence ; frequent or urgent bowel movements. Rare cases of severe liver injury have been reported with this drug. ...Read more