6 Oct 2009
Systemic exposure to orlistat is minimal. It is probably metabolised in the gut wall and excretion of the unabsorbed drug is via the faeces. Xenical does not adversely affect the liver or kidneys. See http://www.drugs.com/pro/xenical.html
For an accurate list of xenical side-effects see:http://www.drugs.com/sfx/xenical-side-effects.html
- Xenical Information for Consumers
- Xenical Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Xenical (detailed)
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1 answer • 13 Oct 2010
I had my gallbladder removed in may 2012 and now I have been prescribed Xenical for weightloss, will this affect me? Also do you have to exercise ...
1 answer • 17 Feb 2013
Is there a certain time period until this drug starts causing Glomerular nephritis, can 8mg a day a period of 3 month affect your kidneys or liver.
1 answer • 29 May 2013