Active Ingredient: Orlistat
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Orlistat is approved for sale in the UK as a weight loss treatment.
It originally approved on prescription only as Xenical. Orlistat works by blocking the enzyme that breaks down fat in the stomach. This means that fat in the diet cannot be fully absorbed, assisting in weight loss.
Results are also seen quickly, with it increasing fat excretion from the body within 24-48 hours of starting the medication.
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The tablets of 120 mg orlistat are for those who are medically obese, that is, with a BMI of 30 and above. It is especially useful for those who suffer from a chronic disease such as diabetes, high blood pressure, or high cholesterol.
You should not take this medication if you are pregnant. If you suffer from diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure or high cholesterol you are eligible to take Orlistat with a BMI of over 28.
How should I take Orlistat?
Swallow a pill whole with water three times a day, either before, during or up to one hour after meals. Generic Orlistat is produced by Teva and also Actavis who use the brand name Beacita.
Orlistat tablets are not currently produced by the manufacturer, they are only available as capsules at present. In clinical trials, almost twice as many obese patients who received Orlistat, achieved an average weight loss of 10 percent or more of their body weight in one year, compared to those on diet alone.