Active substances: Orlistat
References 1. Galson, Steven K. Pretlow; Thomas G. Do not use orlistat if you are pregnant.
Weight loss is not recommended during pregnancy, even if you are overweight. Stop taking orlistat and tell your doctor right away if you become pregnant.
Taking orlistat can make it harder for your body to absorb certain vitamins. These vitamins are important if you are nursing a baby. Do not use this medicine without a doctor's advice if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Xenical is not approved for use by anyone younger than 12 years old. Do not give alli to anyone under 18 years old. How should I take orlistat? Use exactly as directed on the label, or as prescribed by your doctor.More Information What is Xenical and used to assist weight loss in obese patients with a BMI above. Xenical is a weight loss medication what is it used for.
Do not use in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. The majority of the common side effects experienced with Xenical are related to the way it works in your digestive system.
These side effects are usually mild, occur at the beginning of treatment, and particularly after high fat meals. Normally these symptoms will subside as you continue treatment and follow your recommended diet.
Taking Xenical makes it more difficult for your body to absorb certain vitamins so it is important to take multivitamin supplements of vitamins A, E, and K once a day at least 2 hours before or after taking Xenical, such as at bedtime.
A multivitamin that incorporates all of these vitamins is Centrum Advance. Ann Pharmacother.
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