Is Xenical good for weight loss?
Xenical is used to aid in weight loss, or to help reduce the risk of regaining weight already lost. This medicine must be used together with a reduced-calorie diet and is to used only by adults. Xenical is the prescription-strength form of orlistat. The alli brand of orlistat is available without a prescription.
How fast do you lose weight after starting Xenical?
You should see some weight loss within 2 weeks after you start orlistat. Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or if it worsens.
Can you get Xenical over the counter?
Orlistat works by keeping your intestines from absorbing some of the fats from the food that you eat. The undigested fat goes out of your body in your bowel movements. This medicine is available both over-the-counter (OTC) and with your doctor’s prescription.
Is Xenical expensive?
Xenical pills can be expensive, costing $80 per Xenical 120 mg capsule at some pharmacies. It may be possible to find Xenical coupons online to help with the price and some insurance plans may help cover costs associated with a Xenical prescription.
Is Xenical still available?
Roche no longer markets Xenical in the US, though generic versions of the prescription drug are still available.
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What to do if you have side effects from Xenical?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. Avoid eating high-fat meals or you could have unpleasant side effects on your stomach or intestines. If you also take cyclosporine, do not take it within 3 hours before or 3 hours after you take Xenical.
Is it true that Xenical makes you jittery?
Xenical does not make you jittery or fill you up. It works in your stomach and gut. I went to my weight doctor yesterday, and in three months, I have lost 33 lbs without much effort at all!!! I am now 238 lbs, and do not need to sleep with my sleep apnea machine.
What kind of Medicine is the Xenical 120 capsule?
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Why is Xenical making me scared to eat food?
It is basically making me scared to eat rubbish because of the oily poo side effect, with a very urgent need to ‘go’ it is making me look at food in a different way. If I see a family size chocolate bar, which previously I would have eaten within 2 minutes, I just see it as a slab of fat.