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Doctor insights on: Will Xenical Remove The Old Fat Which Is Inside The Body

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Will xenical remove the old fat which is inside the body?

No: Xenical only blocks some of the fat you ingest, nothing more. ...Read more

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Does xenical remove fats that you already have?

No: Xenical blocks digestion of about 1/3rd of ingested fat. ...Read more

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I just started xenical. If i dont eat any fat does the xenical just break down the fat already stored in my body? Or does it just have no effect?

I just started xenical. If i dont eat any fat does the xenical just break down the fat already stored in my body? Or does it just have no effect?

Xenical: Xenical is helpful for managing obesity and weight loss. You will do much better if you also have a lower calorie diet. Don't go overboard on the diet from the beginning but steadily reduce your food intake and, if possible (in this weather?) get in a bit more exercise. Let me know how you get on over time. ...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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Does xenical blocks all the fat you eat the whole day?

Does xenical blocks all the fat you eat the whole day?

Xenical: Xenical is a drug with the primary effect on lipase, the digestive enzyme. Xenical blocks lipase and basically prevents dietary fat from being absorbed. Approximately 30 % of the daily consumed fat will be eliminated.
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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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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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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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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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My gallbladder has been removed. Is it safe for me to take orlistat?

My gallbladder has been removed. Is it safe for me to take orlistat?

Yes: you can take it, but it is really not that effective in terms of weight loss or management. You are much better off focusing on simple, minimally processed foods with plenty of vegetables like Broccoli, cauiflower, brussel sprouts, lean protein and beans. ...Read more

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How exactly does xenical work? I know it stops some fat from being absorbed but i dont understand how that can make you lose weight. Its only 30%!!!

How exactly does xenical work? I know it stops some fat from being absorbed but i dont understand how that can make you lose weight. Its only 30%!!!

Fat blocker: By blocking the fat absorption, your body is deprived of that fat/calorie, otherwise would have had that excess fat.
Bottom line is cutting down the intake. ...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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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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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?

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

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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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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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Can i take oxy elite pro along with orlistat?

Can i take oxy elite pro along with orlistat?

Stop oxy elite: Oxy Elite Pro was recalled due to a link to liver diseasse. Orlistat is ok to help you loose weight ...Read more

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How safe is orlistat if taken 3 times a day? What woykd happen if i take it more than 3 times a day?

How safe is orlistat if taken 3 times a day? What woykd happen if i take it more than 3 times a day?

Side effects: Taking more than the recommended dose increase your chance for side effects: flatulence, fecal urgency, anal leakage...there's no need to go above the recommended dosage. ...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?

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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Xenical -- how successful is it?

Xenical -- how successful is it?

Minimally: A study comparing this to diet only revealed weight loss of 13.4 pounds in one year with xenical, compared to 5.8 pounds with diet alone. The best way to lose weight is eating a healthy diet combined with 30 minutes of cardiovascular exercise daily. ...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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What is xenical-orlistat used for?

What is xenical-orlistat used for?

Weight Loss: Orlistat works by interfering with fat absorption in your intestinal track. As a result, your body absorbs less 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