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Orlistat

Also known as Alli, Xenical

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  • cath5680 cath5680

    I'm back!

    Hello All, I started taking orlistat in January & following the rules did pretty well. However, I suffer from depression & chronic fatigue & the last few months have not been kind so my weightloss took a back seat. I'm back now & ready to start afresh. I will be honest though &...

  • Stella61 Stella61

    Orlistat advice please

    Hi started these 3 days ago I'm so frightened of oily poop, as I tried these many years ago and spaghetti hoops made me have to leave work one day, I don't want this to happen again any advice for lunches and dinners would be greatly appreciated?  I am having over night low fat museli with...

  • 3 weeks on orlistat

    Hi guys,  First post so please be kind🙂 I have been on orlistat for 3 weeks, sticking to the rules and had no unfortunate accidents! But I haven lost a thing! I'm 5'11 and I'm 16 stone. I need to lose weight for health reasons but it's not budging!! Can anyone offer me any...

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  • Orlistat...if you don't go, does it not work?

    Hi all I'm new to Orlisat. My first day. But I have a question I forgot to ask my GP. I'm eating a lower fat intake anyway to support the weight loss...but, if I don't get the \"oily stool\" does that mean it's not working? I had two slices of toast before...each...

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  • I'm back!

    Hello All, I started taking orlistat in January & following the rules did pretty well. However, I suffer from depression & chronic fatigue & the last few months have not been kind so my weightloss took a back seat. I'm back now & ready to start afresh. I will be honest though &...

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  • Orlistat advice please

    Hi started these 3 days ago I'm so frightened of oily poop, as I tried these many years ago and spaghetti hoops made me have to leave work one day, I don't want this to happen again any advice for lunches and dinners would be greatly appreciated?  I am having over night low fat museli with...

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  • 3 weeks on orlistat

    Hi guys,  First post so please be kind🙂 I have been on orlistat for 3 weeks, sticking to the rules and had no unfortunate accidents! But I haven lost a thing! I'm 5'11 and I'm 16 stone. I need to lose weight for health reasons but it's not budging!! Can anyone offer me any...

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  • my first time on orlistat

    don't know if im writing in correct place here....it's my 1st time on this site. I started taking orlistat 120mg 11 days ago. I have lost 1st 4lbs so far. I am off the scale obese...hence why I've lost quite a bit already. I don't have anymore than 3g of fat per meal, I've had no...

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  • Really need some help about taking xenical weight loss

    Hi Please can I get some help ... im a picker not really into big meals but i despertly need to loose 3 stone ive been on xenical weight loss 120 for 2 weeks and my weight is going up ... I have extremly bad flatulance and i also had and accedent one day going to work somethimg that has not happened...

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  • Newly prescribed Xenical/Orlistat 120mg - any advice/reviews?

    I have recently been prescribed Xenical 120mg by my GP as I am majorly overweight and after struggling with my weight for years, I am now at my heaviest. My GP warned me of the side effects and advised against eating fatty foods but she did not tell me that I should only aim to eat 3g of fat in each...

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  • Loving orlistat!

    I've just weighed myself. It's been exactly 3 weeks since I started taking orlistat 120mg. I've lost 1st 10lbs! Feeling hopeful...only another 9 to go lol. How's everyone else doing? xxx

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  • Meal plan / food ideas / batch cooking

    Hi all,  I've been reading the forums and wondered if anyone had a weekly meal plan they could share for ideas or possibly link me to a good blog if anyone has been doing one? Any batch cooking recipes? A lot of people have recommended slimming world / weight watchers.  I love to cook...

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  • Orlistat

    Im new to this drugs and I'm just wondering if anyone had any health effect for taking Orlistat.   

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  • Orlistat - slowing weight loss

    Hi I have been on Orlistat for 3 months now . 1st Month I lost 11 kilos, 2nd month I lost 5 Kilos , 3rd month I lost 2 Kilos . I have increased my walking , but weight loss is slowing down . What should I do now ? 

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  • PLEASE IF YOUR GP OFFERS YOU TRAMDOL SAY NO

    I have here so many story's about tramdol how people's get put on them after a fall or after a opration and them after a week you are addict to them they are opait(WHITCHURCH IS JUST AS STRONG AS HERION ,COCAINE ) and then u are stuck on them because how they make u feel then u go to your GP...

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  • orlistat day 1

    So day one of orlistat. I'm praying it works for me but pretty worried and having 'accidents' while I'm out. Can antone reassure me at all? Thanks xx

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  • Still only lost 2lb on orlistat after 3 weeks 😡

    Someone please help I have only lost 2lb in 3 weeks on orlistat and I don't know what I'm doing wrong I go gym 2 -3 times a week and I have started zumba (love it 😜 and I still haven't seen the scales.budge 😡 I need help in a dietary way what not to eat and that. I have been...

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  • Started Orlistat today and confused

    Hi! I have just started Orlistat today and have been trying to find a sample plan or menu for the last couple of weeks without success. I know that I shouldn't have anything that is more than 5g fat per 100g however when it comes to exactly what to eat I don't have a clue, I normally eat Quorn,...

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  • Only lost 2lb on orlistat ☹️

    Hi been on orlistat for a week now and only lost 2lb ive been really good too I've never ate so much fruit lol . I was on orlistat b4 about 3 years ago and the results were amazing but I feel like there not working ☹️ I would like to loose 3 stone maybe 4 !

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  • exercise

    Hi l am new to orlistat started last Tuesday. Just wondered what kind of exercise everyone is doing? Is there a particular exercise which is working best? l haven't seen any weight loss or l haven't had any side effects. Yet l have decreased my calorie intake by 1000 and cut out my addiction...

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  • GP Weigh in to Continue Orlistat!

    I had my weigh in the other day and I was sooo surprised and chuffed that I had lost 9kg in about 6 weeks. Weighed myself this morning and felt really motivated to keep going and meal plan. Anybody else had their gp weigh in yet?

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  • Orilstat

    Hi I've been on orlistat for nearly a week now and I've had no weight loss. I have weighed myself and I've put on. Today is the 1st day I've had any side effects which aren't really that bad. I just wonder if someone could give me some advice pls. Thank you x

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  • Alli

    Hi I've just started taking Alli. My diet is generally good and I just want a little help to lose weight. So can I take Alli after eating a small portion of chips and 1 piece of fish? Will I get the yuck side effects?

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  • HELP!

    Hi need some help please. I've been on orlistat 2 weeks now and starting to feel unwell with weakness, feeling sick sore throat and fever.should I stop taking the tablets or will the side affects go away first time on these thanks.

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  • New to this site just wondering...

    I am looking to make an appointment at my doctors.l as hoping to be prescribed orlistat. I was just wondering what are the requirements to be prescribed these tablets? Thank you.

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  • Orlistat (Xenical) Questions

    I am 22yrs old and 308lbs. I have had hypothyroidism for a while now and I have been active/sporty my whole life. My doctor prescribed me this medication because I am desperate for a change and NOTHING seems to work. Has anyone had any positive experiences with this drug? Has anyone with hypothyroidism...

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  • Orlistat & Venlafaxine - any success stories?

    I'm new to this site so please bare with me if I waffle... I was wondering if anyone has had any weight loss success taking Xenical whilst on Venlaflaxine? I've been on 75g a day of Venlacic XR (generic VF) for approx the last 7 years. This med was a life saver for me (I have tried to reduce...

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  • Worried

    Hey Guys, Just a quick question on whoever has lost alot of weight with orlistat and underactive thyroid, Ive lost 95lbs being underactive thyroid since birth and using Orlistat, Just got a stone to go but so worried abt gaining the weight bk not tht i feel ill change my eating bk how it was but bcuz...

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  • I'm loosing no weight😓

    I've been on Orlistat for just over a week. The first 3days I lost 4lb which was great. Since then I've lost no weight. I eat a healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner and do evening walks.. Any idea why I may not be loosing weight!?

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  • New to orlistat weight loss tablets

    Hi Is there anyone one that's currently taking the orlistat weight loss tablets? I'm currently 88kg and I got to get my bmi down to 30 before I can be offered IVF with NHS Started taking them this morning, I'm on a low fat diet with them and following a diet plan from my dietiacn so if...

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  • Hi. Newbie considering asking GP for Orlistat

    Hi. I've been reading these boards for a while and finally I've decided to bite the bullet and ask my GP if I can have them. I'm only 5 foot but weigh just over 12 stone and it's really starting to get me down. I desperately need some help to shift this lard!!! Fingers crossed I'll...

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  • Xenical - not sure if its working

    Hi Everyone, I have been using Xenical for nearly 3 weeks now, I have had the odd "slip up" but nothing to cause distress. I have started eating healthy and not snacking, my exercise routine has been stepped up too but I have not lost any weight at all. A freind of mine who is on the same has...

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