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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 being underactive thyroid and all that metabolism thing,

Any advice will be appreciated xx

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    I've got an under active thyroid too and been on orlistat nearly 4 months and I've lost 3 and half stone but it's slowing down and worried It won't shift anymore

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      Oh wow 3stones thts brilliant

      Dont worry it will be ok as i was in the same boat jst carry on like now n ull be amazed

      Im only worries bcuz after i leave orlistat i feel i might gain all bk altho im planning to eat and exercise even better after my last 14 lbs

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      I want to lose another 9 stone really and I really want it off but I'm terrified it will all come back on also once I stop taking orlistat

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      Thats normal to feel like that but i feel that fear is good in a way as once uve reached ur goals you'll be more mindful about your life style,

      My goal was 8stones and now just a stone to go i must admit i fear aswel but if i be honest it does help me choose to eat healthier and continue exercise,

      Only being underactive thyroid is bugging me

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    Hi Sonia,

    In my orlistat research I did read something about orlistat also being used to maintain weight loss in patients with other conditions and risk factors.

    Are you using orlistat under the supervision of a physician? If not, I highly recommend it because of your interactive thyroid condition. A doctor will be able to monitor your progress in both areas more effectively and can advise you when the time comes if you should stop orlistat, go down to a maintenance dosing, or possibly switch to something else for maintaining your weight loss.

    Hope that helps!

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