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What is orlistat?

What is orlistat?

Orlistat: Also named xenical, is a drug developed to prevent absorption of fats & treat obesity. ...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?

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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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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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