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How do xenical pills work?

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Dr. Chuck Shaffer
Bariatrics

In brief: 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.

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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.
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
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Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine

In brief: Lipase Inibitor

Xenical inhibits (blocks) an enzyme called lipase that allows your intestines to absorb fatty acids (fat).

In brief: Lipase Inibitor

Xenical inhibits (blocks) an enzyme called lipase that allows your intestines to absorb fatty acids (fat).
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