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How Quickly Does Orlistat Begin To 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would taking tablets each dayof Serequel, Skelaxin (metaxalone) and taking Orlistat work, feeling very down and unable to,get to my doctor . ?
I was diagnosed with poly cystic ovaries & my gall bladder was removed in 2011 & since I have gained 3st tips on losin weight as orlistat don't work?
To work on it : Your weight gain is not related to gall bladder surgery, condition with polycystic ovary syndrome , do gain weight , will have fertility problem, some of them will suffer from hypertensions and diabetes , could be controlled , most of the time , by diet , work out , medications and regular follow up by your doctors. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, but B careful: Lipo 6 her by nutrex, is not a non-stimulating harmless fat burner.It does not contain orlistat.It contains many others 2 b used w caution. Citrus aurantium 50% synephrine, caffeine, phenylethylamines, yohimbine all can b stimualting to the heart. The major ingred in lipo6 in general is guggulsterones, which r marketed to support the thyroid by "influencing" t3, (liothyronine) which directly effects the heart. ...Read more
Diet: There is no miracle in diet meds. All have side effects. Consult dr. Have cholesterol checked with focus on triglycerides as well as pre diabetes. Calories in calories out. Only structured life style over years can help. Consulting nutritionist after medical evaluation is wise decision consider understanding carbohydrates, fats, choose wisely. Colored berries as anti oxidants, etc. ...Read more
Upset stomach: Why take it anyway? It won't do you any good. ...Read more
How safe is orlistat if taken 3 times a day? What woykd happen if i take it more than 3 times a day?
Coincidence likely: There are reported liver toxiicty and in the test tube its toxic to liver cells. if true; Sure is rare. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orlistat#Side_effects http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=%28%231%20AND%20%232%29 ON THE OTHER HAND. Fat in liver occurs with a significant amt of fat in 1/5 fat people. Gallstones, alcohol intake and other liver injurious things also associate with obesity. ...Read more
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