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(also known as Orlistat, Alli)
Orlistat (marketed under the trade name Xenical by Roche; or over-the-counter as alli by GlaxoSmithKline) — also known as tetrahydrolipstatin — is a drug designed to treat obesity. Its primary function is preventing the absorption of fats from the human diet, thereby reducing caloric intake. It is intended for use ... more at Wikipedia

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Overall, 60% (457 Members) find Xenical helpful

Xenical Reviews

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was did not work for me
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i tried it but found it wasnt very helpful
A pound every week.
Although quite unpleasant, this drug did work. It encourages you to eat food lower in fat because the less fat you eat, the less mess you have. Plain and simple. I experienced no negative side effects other than the obvious.
Working / Worked
Worked 6 yrs ago. Too expensive
Working / Worked
worked for short amount of time many years ago
Working / Worked
wasnt on them long enough to see drastic results but the worked while i was on them
Worked for a while but it has some gruesome side effects like oily stools and leakage
Working / Worked
at first it helped, but seems not helpful now
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  1. Discussion: alli alternative
    I use AdvoCare products, work out 3 days week & eat healthier & I've lost 22 pounds.if you would like to know more about AdvoCare I would be h... [More]
  2. Discussion: alli alternative
    I eat allot fiber one and chex cereal with strawberrys or blue berries and fat free milk - no sugar or sweetener either (just makes me crave more suga... [More]
  3. Discussion: alli alternative
    Have you tried any exercise and healthy eating programs? Here's an article on just that which might be helpful: Staying Away from Fad Diets Fa... [More]
  4. Discussion: alli alternative
    Hello everyone. New to this group. Wondering if anyone could help me with this. I used to take allI which really worked well with my weight loss jou... [More]
  5. Discussion: Alli/ Xenical
    Hey guys. I just started taking Alli on Tuesday. So far I have lost 3 lbs and have experienced NO negative side effects whatsoever. I read that if ... [More]