Xenical weight loss
is a weight loss drug
different from the
drugs like Adipex weight loss
or Meridia weight loss.
It is marketed as a prescription drug under the brand name XENICAL.
Recently though, the FDA has approved a non-prescription lower dose
form called Alli. Highly recommended as an a natural
alternative is Caralluma. Generics:
Xenical weight loss is chemically tetra-hydro-lipstatin also commonly
referred to as Orlistat. Since its
patent is yet to expire there are still no generic.
Xenical is manufactured by Roche Pharmaceutical in the U.S.
Xenical Weight Loss
Preparation of Dosage of
Xenical Weight Loss:
Xenical diet pill is available as a capsule. It contains a preparation
of 120mg of the chemical orlistat.
The drug is administered
together with food, one capsule for each meal.
It you forget to take
your dose with food, you can take it within one hour of the
Otherwise the drug will
not be effective.
The recommended daily dosage is three capsules, with a capsule with
Mechanism of Action:
Unlike many other weight loss
pills e.g., Adipex, Tenuate, Wellbutrin,
etc Xenical weight loss is not a brain stimulant and hence not an
appetite suppressant. It is a lipase inhibitor.
Xenical diet pill inhibits or reduces the amount of dietary fat that is
digested and obsorbed in the stomach. And since fat contain twice as
much calories as carbohydrates or protein, it significantly reduces the
amount of calories you get from a meal. This with time results to
Xenical weight loss inhibits absorption of dietary fat by as much as
30%. It acts on the enzymes in the stomach and is not
absorbed into the body. Since xenical is not a systemic drug (not
absorbed into the body) it is approved for longer periods of treatments
as long as it’s effective. But its effects are known up to
two years of use.
Obviously, xenical should be taken with a low fat diet otherwise you
may tend to show greater side effects.
While using xenical weight loss, you are strongly encouraged to take
supplements of the fat soluble vitamins A,D,E,K as well as beta
carotene. The reduced absorption of fat results to reduced absorption
of these essential nutrients too. The supplements should be taken 2
hours before or after taking xenical.
Xenical can be used by individual from 12 years to 65 year old.
The side effects may not be all that serious but can sure be
irritating. They include oily or loose stool and increased flatulence.
Bowel movement may become frequent and/or urgent.
To reduce these effects avoid taking meals high in fat content.
Xenical weight loss is arguably the weight loss drug with minimal side
effect. However its effect may reduce if you adjust your diet to low
It seems like a good prescription to start an individuals stuck on a
high fat diet. But all in all permanent weight loss involves a
It is best
that diet pills are part of a comprehensive weight loss plan that looks
to change your lifestyle. Equaly important is that like Caralluma
the pills should be safe to use and
effective in getting results.
But if you want to lose alot of body fat fast; if you want to lose belly fat
and get a flat stomach or even six pack abs, you need more much more
than diet pills. You need to also Go Beyond Calories. To do this you need two thing, just two. These two are...
content is reviewed periodically and is subject to
change as new information on weight loss becomes
available. The information is intended for
educational purposes only. Please
consult your healthcare provider before beginning
any kind of weight loss program