Alli Dosage

Generic name: orlistat
Dosage form: capsule

This dosage information does not include all the information needed to use Alli safely and effectively. See full prescribing information for Alli.

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  • read the enclosed brochure for other important information
  • diet and exercise are the starting points for any weight loss program. Try these first before adding orlistat. Check with your doctor before starting any exercise program.
  • to see if orlistat capsules are right for you, find your height on the chart to the right. You may consider starting a weight loss program with orlistat if your weight is the same or more than the weight shown for your height.
  • for overweight adults 18 years and older:
  • take 1 capsule with each meal containing fat
  • do not take more than 3 capsules daily
  • use with a reduced-calorie, low-fat diet and exercise program until you reach your weight loss goal. Most weight loss occurs in the first 6 months.
  • if you stop taking orlistat, continue with your diet and exercise program
  • if you start to regain weight after you stop taking orlistat, you may need to start taking orlistat again along with your diet and exercise program
  • take a multivitamin once a day, at bedtime, when using orlistat
Height / Weight Table
Ht. / Wt/
4’10” 129 lbs.
4’11” 133 lbs.
5’0” 138 lbs.
5’1” 143 lbs.
5’2” 147 lbs.
5’3” 152 lbs.
5’4” 157 lbs.
5’5” 162 lbs.
5’6” 167 lbs.
5’7” 172 lbs.
5’8” 177 lbs.
5’9” 182 lbs.
5’10” 188 lbs.
5’11” 193 lbs.
6’0” 199 lbs.
6’1” 204 lbs.
6’2” 210 lbs.
6’3” 216 lbs.
6’4” 221 lbs.
6’5” 227 lbs.

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