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Xenical and Alcohol/Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Xenical (orlistat).


Multivitamins With Minerals Orlistat

Moderate Drug Interaction

Orlistat may interfere with the absorption of multivitamin with minerals and reduce its effectiveness. You should generally take multivitamin with minerals at least 2 hours before or 2 hours after orlistat. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have questions on how to take these or other medications you are prescribed. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medication you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Xenical drug interactions

There are 142 drug interactions with Xenical (orlistat).

Xenical disease interactions

There are 4 disease interactions with Xenical (orlistat) which include:

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Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

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Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.