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Is it ok to mix orlistat and fat burners?

Is it ok to mix orlistat and fat burners?

No: I cannot recommend over the counter fat burners, the active ingredient in many of these products is very high dose caffiene which could cause problems. ...Read more

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What combination of fat burners can I take for weightloss other than pills such as phentermine, xenical, & adipex?

What combination of fat burners can I take for weightloss other than pills such as phentermine, xenical, & adipex?

See below: Our patients here at the weigh station re-recommend calcium pyruvate. However, if you don't learn how to eat correctly no medication will work for you. Please discuss your weight loss issues with your physician. Although Phentermine is a wonderful drug. It is not a panacea. You can look at our webpage. Www. Weighstation. Net. Or contact our dietitian for some help. ...Read more

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Can you take a fat INHIBITOR (Xenical or Alli) AND a fat BLOCKER, like chitosan supplements, together? How about an inhibitor and a fat BURNER?

Can you take a fat INHIBITOR (Xenical or Alli) AND a fat BLOCKER, like chitosan supplements, together? How about an inhibitor and a fat BURNER?

Xenical: Is FDA approved. Most so called burners are not FDA approved hence evidence for thier use, adverse effects and drug interactions are limited ...Read more

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Is it safe to take pre workouts or fat burners while on 20mg of fluoxetine? Brands such as gaspari detonate which are both pre workout and fat burner?

Is it safe to take pre workouts or fat burners while on 20mg of fluoxetine? Brands such as gaspari detonate which are both pre workout and fat burner?

Should be ok: Should be ok but it depends on what you are taking it for. If you are taking fluoxetine for anxiety or prone to anxiety these supps can worsen anxiety. ...Read more

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Is there anyway to mix citalopram with orlistat?

Is there anyway to mix citalopram with orlistat?

Why?: I don't find any reports of interactions from taking these 2 drugs together. ...Read more

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Could orlistat make you fat and is orlistat okay with thyroxin?

Could orlistat make you fat and is orlistat okay with thyroxin?

No: Orlistat won't make you gain weight or become obese; however, gaining weight while on the medication is possible. Fortunately, it is not the drug that causes this but rather poor eating habits. Orlistat should be safe with thyroid medications but should avoid taking at the same time. Many drugs and foods can interfere with the absorption of thyroid medications, especially the natural preparations ...Read more

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Does orlistat get rid of all fats in food, or is there a percentage which is absorbed?

Does orlistat get rid of all fats in food, or is there a percentage which is absorbed?

No: It works in your digestive system by blocking some of the fat you eat. It is minimally absorbed into blood which means no adverse effects on the cardiovascular system and the central nervous system. It remains the only fda-approved over-the-counter weight-loss aid. ...Read more

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How are lipase inhibitors (orlistat) used as a fat blocking medication?

How are lipase inhibitors (orlistat) used as a fat blocking medication?

Orlistat stool chang: No every body who takes orlistat has fatty stools, that how it works by blocking the absorption of fats
orlistat blocks the absorprtion of fats and fats are in the stools undigested and there is limited absorption. ...Read more

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Has anyone used lipase inhibitors (orlistat) the fat blocking medication?

Has anyone used lipase inhibitors (orlistat) the fat blocking medication?

Yes: When it first came out. My patients did and they did not want it anymore. ...Read more

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How much fat doesn't get absorb in orlistat on a 120mg?

How much fat doesn't get absorb in orlistat on a 120mg?

Back to school: There is no such right answer. But remember Orlistat is a product that will NEVER lead you to real or lasting weight loss. Obesity is a problem of sugars and carbohydrates. Not a problem if fat. This is not new news. Sugar is the enemy. Not fats. ...Read more

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For a 16YR OLD MALE taking 120mg Orlistat TDS what is the minimum amount of calories to b consumed given a diet of 55% carbs, 30% protein 15% fat.

For a 16YR OLD MALE taking 120mg Orlistat TDS what is the minimum amount of calories to b consumed given a diet of 55% carbs, 30% protein 15% fat.

Depends on weight.: Activity level and maturity rating, as your body may still be growing, and to limit vital nutrients can have long term problems. I would suggest a minimum of 1500 cal/day, but supplement with multivitamin. Focus on vegetables, lean meats, fat free dairy and fruits and limit sugars &"white carbs" such as white rice, pasta, white bread. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Alli orlistat 60mg with chantix?

Is it ok to take Alli orlistat 60mg with chantix?

Okay: It's okay. Good job on making healthy changes in your life! ::giving you a high five::. ...Read more

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I'm using metformin to lose weight, when in the day should I use this pill and what abt the dosage, is it ok if I use orlistat with metformin together?

I'm using metformin to lose weight, when in the day should I use this pill and what abt the dosage, is it ok if I use orlistat with metformin together?

Not indicated: Metformin is a drug used to manage hyperglycemia in type 2 diabetes mellitus. There are some unlabelled uses of metformin, such as prevention of type 2 dm and management of polycystic ovary syndrome. Although it can help you lose weight, the amount lost is usually modest. Diabetics usually take it with a meal to decrease GI upset. I don't know of any contraindication to use with orlistat. ...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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Orlistat medicine alternatives?

Orlistat medicine alternatives?

Orlistat: Exercise more eat less. Get the app myfitnesspal.

Track calories for 2 weeks. Then lower intake by 500 a day and you will get to goal eventually. Slow but sure. ...Read more

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Can orlistat be an abortifacient?

Can orlistat be an abortifacient?

Is a Category X drug: Orlistat has been assigned to pregnancy category X by the FDA. High-dose animal studies have failed to reveal evidence of embryotoxicity or teratogenicity. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is it okay to takel-carnitine with orlistat?

Is it okay to takel-carnitine with orlistat?

Okay: It's okay to take l-carnitine and orlistat at the same time. ...Read more

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Is there any way to consume lipase with orlistat?

Why?: Orlistat is a lipase blocker causing fatty diarrhea thereby leading to weight loss. Taking lipase will cause your fats to be absorbed offsetting the effect of orlistat. It makes no sense to take both together. ...Read more

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Is orlistat a stimulant?

Is orlistat a stimulant?

No: Orlistat helps with losing weight by blocking the absorption of some fats. This can cause diarrhea and weight loss, since you are absorbing less of what you eat. ...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

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Can you take clindamycin with orlistat?

Can you take clindamycin with orlistat?

Yes: Orlistat works by inhibiting the secretion of the gastric and pancreatic enzymes that help you to absorb fat. This shouldn't affect your ability to absorb clindamycin. There is no interaction between the two drugs. Make sure you doctor knows that you're taking both. ...Read more

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Is is true that orlistat is a stimulant?

Is is true that orlistat is a stimulant?

No: It's the ingredient in Alli or xenical. It helps you lose weight by binding 30% of the fat you eat and eliminating it out your stool. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take orlistat while pregnant?

Is it okay to take orlistat while pregnant?

No: Orlistat has not been tested on women who are pregnant so I would not recommend using it. It is important to eat well and stay active during pregnancy. Talk with your doctor about the right plan for you. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take orlistat when you also take citalopram?

Is it okay to take orlistat when you also take citalopram?

Info here: Http://www. Webmd. Com/drugs/drug-17220-orlistat+oral. Aspx? Drugid=17220&drugname=orlistat+oral.

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Is it okay to take orlistat and lyrica (pregabalin) together?

Is it okay to take orlistat and lyrica (pregabalin) together?

Yes: Epocrates drug reference doesn't list any significant interactions between the two. ...Read more

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Has anyone tried xenical (orlistat) for losing weight successfully?

Has anyone tried xenical (orlistat) for losing weight successfully?

Works for some: Orlistat works by interfering with fat absorption in your intestinal track. As a result, your body absorbs last fat from your meals. The downside is it can cause sudden watery stools. And by sudden, I mean really suddenly and unexpectedly. It can put you in embarrassing situations. I recommend against its use. ...Read more

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Is xenical (orlistat, alli) effective to lose 20lbs within one year?

Is xenical (orlistat, alli) effective to lose 20lbs within one year?

Yes, it can work: A meta-analysis of 22 studies trials showed that average weight loss was about 20lb over the course of a year. However, the weight came back after stopping the medication. It's not great to take the med long term (unpleasant side effects), so it'll really take a good diet and exercise regimen to keep the weight off. Good luck! ...Read more