New orlistat user

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Hi guys my Gp put me on orlistat today I'm a bit wary and sceptical as to whether of not it will work. All advice grateful accepted x

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    It will absolutely work if you give it a helping hand. Keep your fat intake to 15g per meal maximum. This will help you lose weight at a sensible speed and will also help avoid the yucky side effects that Orlistat is famous for. Good luck!
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    Hi Michelle,

    I'm going to my doctor this evening to be prescribed these.

    Quick question... were you already on a low fat diet before you started?

    I'm worried that if I take them before starting a low fat diet, I'll get all the horrible side effects for a few days which would be really embarrassing at work!

    Good luck with your weight loss!

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