Orlistat diaries, how are people getting on?

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Hi All!

I'm new to this forum and I have started taking Orlistat this week (day 3). I was so scared to start taking them but so far no 'side effects'. I have seen really old posts on here about Orlistat and wondered how people are finding it?


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    How old are you, was it your doctor who advised you to start taking Orlistat?

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    Update week 1

    I followed a very low fat diet all week and I made sure I drank plenty of water. Still no side effects so I hope the tablets are working. I'm not complaining though! - 4lbs so actually I was pretty happy with that, I hope that maybe I could have a 3lb loss this week to get to the half stone mark and I'll really feel like I am on my way. When I did SW I always had treat day on weigh day but on these I'm not going to take the risk.

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