XENICAL IS A PRESCRIPTION ITEM - YOUR DOCTOR'S PRESCRIPTION IS MANDATORY
Xenical is used along with a reduced calorie diet to help in weight loss and to maintain weight loss in obese and overweight patients who have health risk factors such as diabetes type 2, high blood pressure, and blood lipid problems. Xenical is a fat blocker. Fats need to be broken down before they can be absorbed in the body. To break down fat, your body uses an enzyme called lipases. Xenical when taken with meals, prevents these enzymes from working. This blocks the absorption of about one third fat in the blood. The fat that is not absorbed passes out of the body through stools. When you absorb less fat, you take in fewer calories, which leads to weight loss. Xenical when taken in combination with diabetes medications such as insulin, metformin, sulfonylurea, may help you manage your type 2 diabetes by lowering your blood sugar. Xenical does not suppress or change your appetite. Take the medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. The usual dose is one 120 mg capsule during or after each meal. Swallow the capsule whole with some water. Take the capsule no later than 1 hour after the meal is eaten. Taking Xenical can help you reach a healthier weight. This medicine works best when you take it as directed, eat less fat and become more physically active.
Canadian Pharmacy King offers the generic Orlistat also called Vyfat from India manufactured by Intas. The brand name Xenical is not available. Xenical is available in the strength of 120 mg tablets.
Serious side effects of Xenical include:
• Allergic reaction
• Formation of gallstones
• Inflammation of pancreas
• Kidney problems
• Kidney stones
• Liver injury
Less serious side effects include oily spotting, gas with discharge, urgent need to have a bowel movement, fatty/oily stools, oily discharge, increased number of bowel movements, inability to control bowel movements.
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please call your doctor if you have any further concerns or questions.
Xenical should not be used in patients with chronic malabsorption syndrome, have cholestasis and are allergic to orlistat. Xenical is not intended to be used in children under 12 years of age, as this medicine has not been studied in this age group. Xenical may interact with cyclosporine, amiodarone, and levothyroxine. If you experience severe diarrhea, your birth control pills might not work as well and you might need to use an additional birth control method.
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