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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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