You should take a multivitamin daily while taking alli™ capsules to ensure adequate absorption of vitamins A, D, E, K and beta carotene. May we suggest drugstore.com naturals vitamins for men and women.
Take 1 capsule with each meal containing fat
Do not take more than 3 capsules daily
Active Ingredients: Orlistat (60 mg) (Weight loss aid)
Inactive Ingredients: FD&C Blue 2, Edible Ink, Gelatin, Iron Oxide, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Povidone, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Sodium Starch Glycolate, Talc, Titanium Dioxide
Organ transplant alert:
Do not use if you have had an organ transplant. Orlistat interferes with the medicines used to prevent transplant rejection.
Do not use if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in orlistat capsules.
Do not use:
If you are taking cyclosporine
If you have been diagnosed with problems absorbing food
If you are not overweight
Ask a doctor before use if you have ever had
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are
taking warfarin (blood thinning medicine), or are taking medicine for diabetes or thyroid disease. Your medication dose may need to be adjusted.
taking other weight loss prodcuts
When using this product
Take a multivitamin once a day, at bedtime. Orlistat can reduce the absorption of some vitamins.
Follow a well-balanced, reduced-calorie, low-fat diet. Try starting this diet before taking orlistat.
Orlistat works by preventing the absorption of some of the fat you eat. The fat passes out of your body, so you may have bowel changes. You may get:
- Gas with oily spotting
- Loose stools
- More frequent stools that may be hard to control
Eating a low-fat diet lowers the chance of having these bowel changes
For every 5 pounds you lose from diet alone, orlistat can help you lose 2-3 pounds more. In studies, most people lost 5-10 pounds over 6 months.
Stop use and ask a doctor if
Severe or continuous abdominal pain occurs. This may be a sign of a serious medical condition.
If pregnant or breast-feeding, do not use.
Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.