Alli Orlistat and/or alternatives
Alli 60mgManufacturer: GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Source Country : United Kingdom
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Alli 27mgManufacturer: GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Source Country : United Kingdom
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Orlistat 60mgGeneric Alternative to Alli 60mg
Marketed as Obelit in India Manufacturer: Intas Source Country : India
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Description of Alli
The generic name of Alli is Orlistat. Alli is used to induce weight loss in obese people with medical problems like high blood pressure, diabetes and high cholesterol. You can buy Alli if you want to lose weight. Alli is administered in the form of capsules.
Indications & Dosage of Alli
Alli is prescribed to people who want to lose weight. Lipase, an enzyme which is present in the intestines, is responsible for breaking down fat, which is later absorbed by the body. Alli blocks the enzyme from working and restricts fat from being absorbed.
Alli is available in a capsule form of 60 mg strength. Most doctors ask patients to take Alli thrice daily. Each capsule should be taken during or 1 hour after a meal which contains fat.
Alli is not prescribed for patients below 18 years of age. You should exercise and follow a low-calorie and healthy diet along with taking Alli. You may have to take vitamin supplements while being treated with Alli.
Side Effects & Interactions of Alli
Alli is associated with some common side effects. You may contact your physician if any of these side effects persist:
- Trouble controlling bowel movements
- Oily spotting
- Frequent and oily stools
Alli can cause some serious side effects that need urgent medical attention. If you notice any of these, consult your doctor immediately.
- Severe allergic reactions like difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of the tongue, mouth, face and lips
- Bloody urine
- Severe stomach pain
- Nausea or vomiting
- Symptoms of liver damage
- Sudden back pain
There are several drugs that can interact with Alli and cause adverse side effects. It is important that your doctor is informed about all the medications you take, including :
- Any oral diabetes medication
Warnings & Precautions of Alli
There are certain medical conditions in the presence of which Alli should not be taken. You must inform your doctor if you have :
- Organ transplant
- Problems digesting food or absorbing nutrients
- Gallbladder problems
Consult your doctor before you buy Alli if you have any of these medical conditions :
- Liver disease
- Underactive thyroid
- History of gallstone problems
- Eating disorder
You should not take Alli if you are allergic to its components. If you notice allergic symptoms like hives and swelling of the tongue, neck, lip and mouth along with difficulty breathing and tightness of the chest, contact your physician immediately.
Pregnant and lactating mothers must consult their doctors before starting the course of Alli.
People below 18 years should not take Alli. Keep it away from the reach of children. Children in the age group of 12 to 18 years should not be given Alli without a doctor’s prescription.
Along with Alli, you must take multivitamins as the drug hampers the absorption of fat soluble vitamins. You should only take Alli if you are obese and under medical observation. You must stick to a low fat and well balanced diet. Make sure that you get the required amounts of carbohydrates and proteins. Exercising is a vital component of any weight loss program, so follow your exercise regime to the T.