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Zenical is a common misspelling of Xenical (orlistat).

What is Xenical (Zenical)?

Xenical (Zenical) is used to manage obesity in adults and adolescents 12 years and older. Xenical (Zenical) is also used to reduce the risk of weight regain after previous weight loss.

Xenical (Zenical) is a gastrointestinal lipase inhibitor. It works by inhibiting the digestion of fats from the diet and should be used with a reduced-calorie diet.

Before taking Xenical (Zenical), tell your doctor if you have an underactive thyroid, a history of kidney stones or pancreatitis, type 1 or type 2 diabetes, an eating disorder, or if you take other weight-loss medications

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