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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
5 plus/minus 15: Xenical helps prevent fat absorption from your diet. Ideally, you shouldn't be eating a lot of fat. If you take this med and eat fat, you will have greasy, fatty stools. Successful weight loss with this drug still requires healthy eating. Focus on veggies, protein, and fruits. Don't rely too much on this pill. Think healthy. ...Read more
Foods High In Fat: Xenical is a lipase inhibitor that decreases the absorption of fatty acids through the GI system. This means that if you take xenical and eat a meal that is high in fat, the fatty acids will not be absorbed and will pass further into the GI system . . . Which can lead to bloating, flatulence (gas), and diarrhea. Foods high in fat are: butter, oil, red meats, eggs, avocados etc. ...Read more
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