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Is It Ok To Mix Orlistat And Fat Burners
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
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?
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?
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
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
Yes: When it first came out. My patients did and they did not want it anymore. ...Read more
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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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
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
Yes: Yes, it's okay to take together.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Info here: Http://www. Webmd. Com/drugs/drug-17220-orlistat+oral. Aspx? Drugid=17220&drugname=orlistat+oral.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Epocrates drug reference doesn't list any significant interactions between the two. ...Read more
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
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