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Xenical is the branded version if Orlistat, a type of medication that may be prescribed to people with a BMI of over 30 to help them lose weight. Obesity can lead to conditions with fatal consequences, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart attack and stroke. Xenical may also be prescribed to those with a BMI of over 28 if there are other risk factors involved.

How it works

Xenical contains an active ingredient called orlistat. It stops a third of the fat you ingest from being absorbed into your body. The treatment works by binding to enzymes in your body called lipases, hindering your intestine's ability to absorb food. This process assists you in losing weight.

What are the benefits of Xenical?

Obesity can put you at risk from life threatening illnesses such as heart disease, diabetes, heart attack, stroke, or even cancer. It can also impinge on your ability to lead a normal an active lifestyle. Xenical helps you lose weight faster than dieting alone does, but you should only take it in conjunction with a calorie controlled diet.

How to take Xenical.

You should always follow your doctor’s recommendation on taking Xenical, and only use the following information as a guide.

The recommended dose is one tablet three times a time, each with a meal. The tablet should be swallowed whole with a glass of water.

Is Xenical right for me?

The suitability of Xenical will be assessed by your doctor as there are some medical conditions that mean it may not be right for you. You may not be prescribed the medication if you are allergic to orlistat or any of the other ingredients listed in the patient information leaflet, or if you suffer from chronic malabsorption syndrome or cholestasis. Inform your doctor of all other medication you are currently taking as some cannot be taken in combination with Xenical.

What are the side effects of Xenical?

All medications have side effects but not everyone gets them. You can reduce the risk of side effects by informing your doctor of your full medical history and any other medications you are currently taking. Common side effects of Xenical include abdominal pain, rectal pain and soft stools.

How do I buy Xenical online?

To buy Xenical legally and safely online, you need a prescription from a GMC/EU registered doctor, such as Doctor-4-U. Our online doctor will allow you to request a prescription via a medical questionnaire. If you are deemed suitable for Xenical, your prescription will usually be dispatched within 24 hours. If you are not deemed suitable, you will receive a full refund.

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