Xenical (Orlistat – Tetrahydrolipstatin)


Manufacturer: Roche
Category: Fat & Weight Loss
Substance: Orlistat (Tetrahydrolipstatin)
Package: 42 caps (120 mg/cap)

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Product Description

Xenical is manufactured by the well-known company Roche established in Switzerland. It contains 42 capsules of Orlistat preparation.

Orlistat is a lipase inhibitor used for the treatment of obesity. It affects the enzymes that dissolve the fat in the food in normal conditions. Once the enzymes are stimulated, they can no longer break down the fat into free fatty acids which can easily be absorbed by the body. This does not mean that Orlistat protects you whatever you eat. It is effective up to 30% of diatery fat which means you need to check your diet program. Eating too fatty foods could make the possible side effects contended.

It is important to note that, some vitamins such as A, E, D and K are fat soluble and they may not be absorbed by the body. This is why it is recommended to take a multivitamin supplement while using Orlistat.

The side effects of Orlistat includes oily spotting, flatus with discharge, fecal urgency, fatty/oily stool, oily evacuation, increased defecation and fecal incontinence. If you confront these kind of symptoms and you realize that they are getting persist and worse, it is recommended to contact your doctor or pharmacist. Orlistad should not be taken in case of having medical history of gallstones, kidney stones or liver obstruction problems. The recommended dose is depends on the body’s condition, but 120mg capsule 3 times daily is recommended in most cases.

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