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Doctor insights on: Orlistat 60 Mg Side Effects

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Is orlistat a good medication to have to lose weight without side effects for teenagers?What does it do?

Is orlistat a good medication to have to lose weight without side effects for teenagers?What does it do?

Avoid Orlistat: There is no diet pill that is both safe and effective in proving long term and healthy weight loss. You must get out of the mindset that there is some magic trick to changing weight other than changing how one eats, what one eats and how much they move with exercise. Weight loss works when one limits their calories, makes sure most of the calories are protein and then exercise. ...Read more

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Are there any dangerous side effects of xenical?

Are there any dangerous side effects of xenical?

Liver failure: There has been report of very rare cases of liver failure, but otherwise the side effects from xenical is more of a nuisance rather than dangerous--oily stool/spotting, flatulence, increase defication, fecal incontinence, nausea, vomitting. Also, some reduced absorption of some fat-soluble vitamins (adek). Otherwise, quite safe drug, hence it is sold otc as alli. If trouble, consult doc. Good luc. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of xenical diet tablets?

What are the side effects of xenical diet tablets?

Not too pleasant...: The main side effects of xenical are gastrointestinal related: cramping, burping, farting, oily stools - and they happen in up to 30% of people taking the medicine. If you significantly decrease the amount of fat you eat in your diet, you can amount of side effects you get! ...Read more

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How quick does orlistat work?

How quick does orlistat work?

No miracle pills: Must walk 60 min every day minimum the rest of your life. ...Read more

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Best drug for dite.It doesnot contain orlistat.

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

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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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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