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Is the active ingredient of xenical?
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Dr. Laurence Green
Bariatrics
In brief: An enzyme
This enzyme (lipase) prevents the fat that you eat from being broken down into an absorbable form. So the fat never gets into your system and passes in your stool.

In brief: An enzyme
This enzyme (lipase) prevents the fat that you eat from being broken down into an absorbable form. So the fat never gets into your system and passes in your stool.
Dr. Laurence Green
Dr. Laurence Green
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Dr. Adam Nally
Family Medicine
In brief: Orlistat
It decreases absorption of fatty acids in the gastrointestinal system.

In brief: Orlistat
It decreases absorption of fatty acids in the gastrointestinal system.
Dr. Adam Nally
Dr. Adam Nally
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