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Alli

Generic name: orlistat
Dosage form: capsule - Drug Facts
Drug class: Peripherally acting antiobesity agents

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Nov 1, 2020.

Active ingredient (in each sealed capsule)

Orlistat 60 mg

Purpose

Weight loss aid

Use

for weight loss in overweight adults, 18 years and older, when used along with a reduced-calorie and low-fat diet

Warnings

Organ transplant alert:

do not use if you have had an organ transplant. Orlistat interferes with the medicines used to prevent transplant rejection.

Allergy alert:

do not use if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in orlistat capsules

Do not use

if you are taking cyclosporine
if you have been diagnosed with problems absorbing food
if you are not overweight

Ask a doctor before use if you have

ever had
gallbladder problems
kidney stones
pancreatitis

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

taking any of the following prescription medications. Some prescription doses may need to be adjusted, or some medications may not work as well when used with orlistat.
anticoagulants (blood thinning medicine)
amiodarone (heart medicine)
diabetes medicine
thyroid disease medicine
seizure medicine
antiretrovirals (HIV medicine)
taking any other weight loss products

When using this product

take a multivitamin once a day, at bedtime. Orlistat can reduce the absorption of some vitamins.
follow a well-balanced, reduced-calorie, low-fat diet. Try starting this diet before taking orlistat.
orlistat works by preventing the absorption of some of the fat you eat. The fat passes out of your body, so you may have bowel changes. You may get:
gas with oily spotting
loose stools
more frequent stools that may be hard to control
eating a low-fat diet lowers the chance of having these bowel changes
for every 5 pounds you lose from diet alone, orlistat can help you lose 2-3 pounds more. In studies, most people lost 5-10 pounds over 6 months.

Stop use and ask a doctor if

you develop itching, yellow eyes or skin, dark urine or loss of appetite. There have been rare reports of liver injury in people taking orlistat.
severe or continuous abdominal pain occurs. This may be a sign of a serious medical condition.
you are taking medicine for seizures and your seizures happen more often or get worse

If pregnant or breast-feeding, do not use.

Keep out of reach of children.

In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions

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

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.

Other information

store at 20 - 25oC (68 - 77oF)
protect drug from excessive light, humidity and temperatures over 30oC (86oF)

Inactive ingredients

FD&C Blue No. 2, edible ink, gelatin, iron oxide, microcrystAlline cellulose, povidone, sodium lauryl sulfate, sodium starch glycolate, talc, titanium dioxide

Questions or comments?

call toll-free 1-800-671-2554

The Starter Pack includes:

Read Me First brochure
Convenient Carrying Case
Up to 20 day supply (60 capsules)

For more information, visit www.myAlli.com

TAMPER- EVIDENT features for your protection. The package has a security seal on both ends of the carton printed with the GSK logo. The bottle of capsules has a foil seal under the cap imprinted with the words “sealed for your protection”. Each individual capsule is sealed with a dark blue band around the center of the capsule. DO NOT USE THIS PRODUCT IF ANY OF THESE TAMPER-EVIDENT FEATURES ARE MISSING, TORN OR BROKEN.

For more information and to learn more about Alli, visit us at www.myAlli.com.

Trademarks are owned by or licensed to the GSK group of companies.

Distributed by:

GSK Consumer Healthcare

Warren, NJ 07059 Made in India

1-800-671-2554

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Principal Display Panel

NDC 0135-0461-01

Alli®

Orlistat 60mg Capsules

Weight Loss Aid

60 CAPSULES

Starter Pack

SEE TOP OF PACKAGE FOR LISTING OF CONTENTS

FDA approved

non-prescription

weight loss aid

Helps you lose more weight than dieting alone

17-009CHFS

Alli
orlistat capsule
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:0135-0461
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
ORLISTAT (ORLISTAT) ORLISTAT 60 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient Name Strength
FD&C BLUE NO. 2
GELATIN, UNSPECIFIED
FERROUS OXIDE
MICROCRYSTAlliNE CELLULOSE
POVIDONE, UNSPECIFIED
SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE
SODIUM STARCH GLYCOLATE TYPE A POTATO
TALC
TITANIUM DIOXIDE
Product Characteristics
Color TURQUOISE (capsule) , BLUE (dark blue band) Score no score
Shape CAPSULE Size 15mm
Flavor Imprint Code Orlistat;60
Contains
Packaging
# Item Code Package Description
1 NDC:0135-0461-02 90 CAPSULE in 1 BOTTLE
2 NDC:0135-0461-03 120 CAPSULE in 1 BOTTLE
3 NDC:0135-0461-05 120 CAPSULE in 1 BOTTLE
4 NDC:0135-0461-06 170 CAPSULE in 1 BOTTLE
5 NDC:0135-0461-07 21 CAPSULE in 1 BOTTLE
6 NDC:0135-0461-08 2 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
6 60 CAPSULE in 1 BOTTLE
7 NDC:0135-0461-01 60 CAPSULE in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
NDA NDA021887 02/07/2007
Labeler - GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Holdings (US) LLC (079944263)
GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Holdings (US) LLC