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Xenical

orlistat
Orlistat blocks some of the fat that you eat, keeping it from being absorbed by your body. Orlistat is used to aid in weight loss, or to help reduce the risk of regaining weight already lost. Orlistat may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
orlistat
DRUG TYPE
peripherally acting antiobesity agents

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do not take orlistat if you are pregnant. Weight loss is not recommended during pregnancy.

You should not use orlistat if you have a digestive disorder (problems absorbing food). You should not use Xenical if you have gallbladder problems, or if you are pregnant. Do not use alli if you have had an organ transplant, if you use cyclosporine, or if you are not overweight.

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Xenical capsule 120 mg

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