for weight loss in overweight adults, 18 years and older, when used along with a reduced-calorie and low-fat diet
Organ transplant alert:
do not use if you have had an organ transplant. Orlistat interferes with the medicines used to prevent transplant rejection.
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
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
taking warfarin (blood thinning medicine), or taking medicine for diabetes or thyroid disease. Your medication dose may need to be adjusted.
taking 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
more frequent stools that may be hard to control
eating a low-fat diet lowers the chances 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. Tere 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.
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.
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
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store at 20 - 25oC (68 - 77oF)
protect drug from excessive light, humidity and temperatures over 30oC (86oF)
How is this Refill Pack different than the Starter Pack?
IF THIS IS YOUR FIRST alli PROGRAM PURCHASE, YOU NEED TO BUY THE STARTER PACK. This refill is designed for people who are already using alli and have previously purchased the Starter Pack.
TAMPER- EVIDENT features for your protection. 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.
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