Active Ingredient: Orlistat
More Information What is Xenical and what is it used for?By reducing the fat that is absorbed from your diet Xenical can help you lose weight more easily.
Orlistat is also the name of the less expensive brand of Xenical.
Both medications are medically equivalent. They both contain the same active ingredient and the same amount of it.
However, Orlistat is available at a lower price. All generic medications available in the UK have to demonstrate equivalency and that they have the same effect in the body as the original brand before they can be sold.
Generic medicines are equally effective as the original. The majority of the common side effects experienced with Xenical are related to the way it works in your digestive system.
These side effects are usually mild, occur at the beginning of treatment, and particularly after high fat meals. Normally these symptoms will subside as you continue treatment and follow your recommended diet.
Taking Xenical makes it more difficult for your body to absorb certain vitamins so it is important to take multivitamin supplements of vitamins A, E, and K once a day at least 2 hours before or after taking Xenical, such as at bedtime.
A multivitamin that incorporates all of these vitamins is Centrum Advance. Information Leaflet.
The recommended dose of Xenical is one 120 mg capsule taken three times a day, during or up to 1 hour after each main meal.
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Xenical is a weight loss dieting aid which prevents around a third of consumed fat being absorbed into the body.
Each capsule contains 120 mg of the active ingredient orlistat.