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No more oily stools from taking alli/orlistat but eating the exact same diet?

Posted 7 Jul 2017 1 answer

I have been taking alli for the past 3months and everyday without fail I'd have really oily stools.but for past3weeks I've not had any oily stools in the slightest but I'm still eating the exact same diet I've been eating whilst I was having the oily don't ...

How to get the very best results taking Orlistat?

Posted 23 Jun 2013 2 answers

I've recently been prescribed Orlistat and I just wanted to know... Apart from the obvious diet and exercising, is there anything else I can do to make these work best? I don't eat fatty foods so will they even work on me?

No side effects on orlistat does it mean it isn't working?

Posted 30 Jul 2015 1 answer

Hi day 3 on these tablets, I follow slimming world so eat quite healthy but I haven't had any side effects? I haven't been running to the loo or going toilet more than normal, I have had the trumps witch don't smell very nice lol, will this mean it isn't working? I can't ...

Metformin - weight loss help!?

Posted 27 Apr 2015 2 answers

Hi there, Im 21 years old, i am 5 stone over my BMI and i have PCOS. I have tried losing weight for so long but to no hope. I have been on Orlistat - which didnt make a bit of difference - and now the doctor has put me onto Metformin. As i have been on the pill for a very long time - to regulate ...

Orlistat - No gallbladder. Can I still use Alli?

Posted 27 Dec 2016 1 answer

HI Friends I just need to shed only 8 Kg, and am very excited to start this drug,however my gallbladder has been removed few years back, Can i still use this drug? also there was a comment on this site about Some people having issues with Liver and Kidney after using this drugs, any comments ...

My gallbladder was removed. Can I take orlistat?

Posted 17 Nov 2010 2 answers

Orlistat - I purchased a starter pack of Alli and finished it. My stools were orange and oily. Now?

Posted 6 Jan 2010 1 answer

... that I have started taking Alli again, my stools are oily but the oil is now red. Is that normal?

Orlistat - what is the best time to take pain relief (gabapentin) and vitamins?

Posted 16 Jul 2012 2 answers

Whilst taking orlistat to loose weight, it is affecting the level of pain relief from my medication and I also take vitamin at end of day as recommended. How can I best plan when to take pain relief tablets so orlistat wont affect other medication? I have been taking for 1 month

Does it mean orlistat isn't working for m?

Posted 26 Apr 2013 2 answers

Iv been on the drugs for a week now. I take the 120mg once a day during lunch. Am on a low fat diet so I basically eat once a day but snack on fruits regulary. The problem is,since I started taking orlistat,iv not experienced any side effects. Iv not lost any weight either. I eat a lot @ ...

Should I stop taking Orlistat or continue and give my body time to adjust?

Posted 18 Dec 2013 2 answers

I started talking Orlistat yest. only once before my main meal... later that night I had very strong diarrhea and stomach pain... I had insomnia, started coughing..and had trouble breathing also I know it sounds irrelevant but my teeth did ache... the next day at 8am (was up all night running 2 the ...

Are there negative side effects from taking Orlistat if I am not obese?

Posted 25 Feb 2014 2 answers

Are there negative side effects to a 115lb woman taking daily doses of 60mg of Orlistat?

Orlistat - What am I doing wrong??

Posted 26 Feb 2016 2 answers

Started taking orlistat last month weighed in with the nurse today and have not lost anything. Doctor told me I didn't need to exercise to see weight loss but as it comes off I will have to increase gradual exercise

Can Orlistat be given in combination with Acarbose to a diabetic patient having CLD?

Posted 6 Feb 2011 1 answer

Patient is Obese, Postprandial hyperglycemic peaks are uncontrolled with Insulin 70/30 mixtures. She suffers also from Chronic Liver Disease, due to Hepatitis C. She did not respond to 1 year Peg Interferon and Ribavrin therapy

Orlistat - Will the weight come back on when I stop taking this?

Posted 6 Jun 2011 1 answer

Hi. My doctor prescribed me orlistat today but I have not started taking it yet. I am a little worried about the side effects... But what I am really worried about is that I dont want to lose weight and become really happy with myself and then put it all back on when I come off the pill. I'v ...

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