Xenical (Orlistat)

Xenical is a medicine that aids weight-loss. Orlistat is the active ingredient in Xenical and it prevents absorption of fat in your body. A regular dose of Xenical combined with exercise, a healthy lifestyle and a balanced diet can increase your chances of losing weight.
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Xenical (Orlistat)

Xenical is a medicine that aids weight-loss. Orlistat is the active ingredient in Xenical and it prevents absorption of fat in your body. A regular dose of Xenical combined with exercise, a healthy lifestyle and a balanced diet can increase your chances of losing weight.

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Xenical is the brand name for the generic medication Orlistat. Xenical is a medication designed to help people lose weight. Research has shown that Xenical helps people lose weight faster than if they were dieting alone. A regular Xenical dose combined with a low-calorie, low-fat diet can help you lose weight and lower your BMI. This weight loss drug is intended only for adults above eighteen years of age.

Xenical is an effective weight-loss medication used for helping overweight or obese people lose weight. Combined with a low-calorie, low-fat diet and exercise regime, Xenical can help people lose weight more quickly than dieting alone. Xenical is a prescription medication used to help overweight people suffering from diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or heart disease.

Xenical is also helpful to stop people from gaining weight again after their weight loss.

Xenical is a prescription medication designed to help improve weight loss in overweight people. This is especially useful for people suffering from lifestyle diseases such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, heart diseases and diabetes.

Orlistat, the active ingredient in Xenical, is a lipase inhibitor medication that blocks fats' absorption in your body. In other words, when we take a Xenical tablet before eating food, the fats in our food are separated and passed through our digestive system unused. Your body will still absorb the carbohydrates, proteins and other nutrients from your food as usual. But Xenical prevents your body from absorbing extra calories from the fat in your food. This helps in weight loss.

When you begin taking Xenical, you may begin to see visible results within the first three weeks. If you lose 5% of your weight in the first three months and continue to lose weight over six months, your doctor may recommend using Xenical for one to two years or even longer.

Xenical is a prescription medication, and your doctor will tell you the best way to use this medication for weight loss. Typically, Xenical produces the best results when combined with a personalized exercise regimen, low-calorie diet and active lifestyle. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist to understand the best way to use Xenical for you. It is also good to read the patient information leaflet given in the pack. Here are some of the general instructions for using Xenical.

  1. Xenical is available in the form of 120mg capsules or tablets.

  1. Take one Xenical 120mg tablet up to one hour after every meal.

  1. If you skip a meal or you have a meal with zero-fat, you can skip a dose.

  1. Swallow the capsule whole with a glass of water.

Xenical is a suitable medication for people who are overweight, with a BMI above 30. It is only prescribed to people above the age of 18 years and below 65 years.

Xenical is an effective medication for weight loss. However, it may not be suitable in all cases. Discuss your medical condition, history, and ongoing treatments with your doctor to ensure that you can take Xenical safely. Here are some conditions wherein Xenical should not be taken.

  • If you are allergic to Orlistat or any of the other ingredients in Xenical.

  • Pregnant or breastfeeding women.

  • Children and adolescents (under 18 years of age)

  • People with malabsorption syndrome wherein nutrients from their food are not appropriately absorbed into their body.

  • People who are suffering from cholestasis. In this condition, the bile does not flow effortlessly from the liver to the duodenum.

  • If you are taking any medicines that may interact with Xenical to reduce its effectiveness and vice versa.

Xenical is an effective weight-loss medication prescribed to overweight people and people with high BMIs. It is safe for use by people who have diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and heart diseases. Here are some good to know facts about Xenical.

  • It is essential to follow a low-calorie diet when you are taking Xenical. If you take Xenical with a meal that is high in fat content, you may experience side effects such as wind, sudden bowel movements, and soft or fatty stool.

  • As Xenical blocks the absorption of fat in the body, it may also deprive your body of fat-soluble vitamins such as Vitamins A, D, E, and K. Ask your doctor for a multi-vitamin pill alongside Xenical for better nutrition.

  • If you experience rectal bleeding while takinXenical, consult your doctor soon.

  • Xenical may also cause diarrhoea. If you are taking oral contraceptive pills, their effect may be reduced due to diarrhoea from Xenical. Use additional contraception such as condoms to prevent pregnancy.

  • After you stop taking Xenical, it is essential to follow a healthy, balanced diet and continue regular exercise to ensure that the weight you have lost does not come back.

Just as with all other medications, some side effects are observed with Xenical. Every medication affects each person differently, and it must not be assumed that every person taking Xenical will experience the side effects mentioned below. Here is a look at the common side effects associated with Xenical.

  • Irregular menstruation

  • Loose stools

  • Oily stools

  • Oily spotting on the underwear

  • Increased bowel movement / urgent bowel movement

  • Decreased control on bowel movement

  • Pain or discomfort in the rectum

  • Headache

  • Anxiety

  • Stomach-ache

  • Wind / Gas

Some of the rare side effects associated with Xenical are.

  • Itchy skin/rash/hives

  • Yellowing of the skin or eyes

  • Difficulty in breathing or swallowing

  • Severe stomach-ache

  • Loss of appetite

  • Tiredness / Fatigue / Weakness

  • Nausea / Vomiting

  • Dark coloured urine

  • Light coloured stools

Xenical may interact with other medications that you are taking alongside to reduce their effectiveness and vice versa. Discuss your medications with your doctor to ensure that they can be taken safely with Xenical. Here are some medications are known to interact with Xenical.

  1. Blood-thinning medications such as warfarin may not be effective when taking Xenical. This is because warfarin depends on the fat-soluble Vitamin K's presence to be absorbed in the body. Xenical may reduce the presence of Vitamin K in your body.

  1. Cyclosporine is also known to interact with Xenical. Take cyclosporine either two hours before your dose of Xenical or after. Monitor your blood pressure often when taking these two medicines together.

  1. Levothyroxine combined with Xenical may cause hypothyroidism. Take these medications four hours apart from each other when taking them together.

Store Xenical in a cool, dry place away from direct sources of light. Keep all medicines out of sight and reach of children.

You can buy Xenical safely in the UK from MedsNow online pharmacy. Check our website for the Xenical price and other details. Place the order for the medication from the convenience of your home. Xenical is a prescription-only medication. You can also take an online consultation with our doctors or pharmacists before buying the drug. The medication is delivered to your doorstep.

How Fast Do You Lose Weight After Starting Xenical?
When you begin taking Xenical, you may begin to see visible results within the first three weeks. If you lose 5% of your weight in the first three months and continue to lose weight over six months, your doctor may recommend using Xenical for one to two years or even longer.

Does Xenical Reduce Belly Fat?
Xenical helps in weight loss and reducing overall body fat. It is not designed to focus on any one part of the body and reduce fat from there.

Does Xenical Reduce Appetite?
Xenical is not an appetite suppressant. This medication belongs to the category of medicines known as lipase inhibitors. Xenical functions in a different method from appetite suppressants by blocking the absorption of fat in your body.

What Can I Eat On Xenical?
Xenical works best only when coupled with a balanced diet and regular exercise regimen. If you are taking Xenical, discuss your dietary requirements with your doctor to understand what you can eat and what you cannot. It is usually helpful to divide your food evenly into carbohydrates, fats and proteins to understand the nutritional content you need to intake.

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