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Is it safe to take Alli diet pills when trying to have a baby?
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Dr. David Fein
Preventive Medicine
In brief: Yes
Alli (orlistat) is a weight-loss aid that binds fat in the intestine.
It is not absorbed into the bloodstream, so it stays in the GI tract, carrying fat out with stool. Weight loss is not wise during pregnancy, so discontinue the Alli once you know you're pregnant.

In brief: Yes
Alli (orlistat) is a weight-loss aid that binds fat in the intestine.
It is not absorbed into the bloodstream, so it stays in the GI tract, carrying fat out with stool. Weight loss is not wise during pregnancy, so discontinue the Alli once you know you're pregnant.
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