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I was taking xenical 3 times a day, until i saw the box that my doctor recommended daily dosage is only twice, am i over dosing myself? How bad is it?
Vitamin issue: The fat soluble vitamins are not being absorbed so that can be an issue. When you are not taking it be sure to take food with high levels of the fat soluble vitamins- such as fish. ...Read more
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
I'm 26, 64 kilos started useing orlistat 120mg to lose weight if I use multivitamins is the dosage ok for me?If I use it for 1month will i get results
Dietary intake: Orlistat keeps some fat that you eat from being absorbed by your body. It is used with a reduced-calorie diet and weight maintenance to treat obesity in people with certain risk factors (such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol or triglycerides). You will lose weight if you limit your intake and increase your consumption of calories by exercise. Helpful drugs are only temporary. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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