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Can hypertensive patient takes orlistat?

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30 Jul 2010

Orlistat blocks some of the fat that one eats, keeping it from being absorbed by the body.

Orlistat is used together with a reduced-calorie diet and weight maintenance to treat obesity in people with certain risk factors (such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol or triglycerides).

Read more: http://www.drugs.com/orlistat.html#ixzz0v9FswtLI

It would be recommended to seek accurate information form your doc who prescribed the med, hope this helps?

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19 Aug 2010

hYPERTENSIVE PATIENTS ARE AT ARISK OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS. High lipid levels also contribute to it.
If you can lower them with help of orlistst, i think it will cause no harm.

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