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Xenical capsules are used to treat obesity. Xenical attaches to the enzymes in your digestive system that aid the process of breaking down fats from your food. Xenical then works to block the intake of about one-third of the fat in the food you eat. Xenical capsules contain the active ingredient Orlistat which is available in a generic form. The only difference between the two is price, as Xenical capsules are a brand they are slightly more expensive.
Xenical capsules are designed to be used in combination with a healthy, balanced diet and exercise to help you to achieve a healthy weight. Xenical capsules are intended for use in those with a BMI above 30. Obesity can cause a variety of health problems including:
To get the best results from Xenical capsules you should follow a diet set out by a doctor or nutritionist. Exericsie is a also a good way to aid weight loss, without these lifestyle changes you are less likely to loos weight using Xenical capsules. When loosing weight it is important to remember it won’t happen all at once. Crash diets and extreme calorie restriction may work in the short term but are very unlikely to last. When it comes to weight loss, it’s best to work on it gradually. Xenical capsules are not a miracle weight loss medication, but they can help aid those who are already working towards reducing their weight in a healthy way.
Xenical Capsules are a licensed UK medication that requires a prescription. You can get Xenical capsules from a GP, a local pharmacy or buy Xenical online from a registered UK pharmacy such as e-Surgery. We would not recommend taking appetite suppressants, unlicensed weight loss medication or ‘diet’ pills. If your BMI is below 30 a nutritionally balanced diet in combination with exercise is the best way to loss weight.
If you buy Xenical tablets always take them exactly as your doctor has told you. If you are unsure, check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Xenical should be taken with a well-balanced calorie-controlled diet that is rich in fruit and vegetables and contains an average of 30% of the calories from fat.
Your daily intake of fat, carbohydrate and protein should be distributed over three meals.
You usually take one capsule at breakfast time, lunch time and dinner time. To gain optimal benefit, avoid the intake of food containing fat between meals. If you miss meal or your meal contains no fat you will not need to take an Xenical capsule. Your doctor or prescriber will likely issue 12 weeks worth of tablets or until you have lost 5% of your body weight, as long as you are following a balanced diet and staying active.
As with any form of medication, Xenical capsules have side effects. Below are a few of the common side effects of taking Xenical (Orlistat) capsules:
For a full list of side effects, please read the Xenical capsule online Patient Information Leaflet.
It is common for people to feel some of these side effects with in the first few weeks of taking Xenical capsules or after particularly fatty means. They generally disappear or reduce the longer you are on the medication, and following a set diet with the correct amount of fat should also help. When you buy Xenical capsules and feel they are not working or they making you feel unwell speak to your Doctor.
Alcohol does not affect the course of treatment. It is recommended that you always follow the nutrition program recommended to you by your doctor in order to get the maximum benefit of treatment. As with any weight-control program, over consumption of fat and calories may reduce any weight loss effected.
Xenical capsules reduce the absorption of some fat soluble nutrients, especially beta-carotene and vitamin E. You should therefore follow your doctor’s advice in taking a well balanced diet rich in fruit and vegetables. Your doctor or pharmacist might suggest you take an additional multivitamin.
Make sure you let our Doctor or Pharmacist known before starting Xenical capsules if you take any other medication.
Xenical may strengthen or weaken the effects of:
Xenical capsules may unbalance an anticonvulsivant treatment, by decreasing the absorption of antiepileptic drugs, thus leading to convulsions. Please contact your doctor if you think that the frequency and/or severity of the convulsions have changed when taking Xenical together with antiepileptic drugs.
Xenical capsules are not recommended to be used whilst taking acarbose (an anti-diabetic drug). Please read the Xenical capsule online Patient Information Leaflet for more information.
Xenical capsules can reduce the absorption of some fat soluble nutrients in particular beta-carotin and vitamin E, so you may also be advised to take a multivitamin supplement whilst taking Xenical capsules.
You should not take Xenical capsules if:
Xenical capsules are not intended for those who are not obese, and should be taken with the supervision of a doctor or pharmacist.
If you buy Xenical capsules they can help with weight loss as it prevents up take of a third of the fat you eat into stored fat. If used in combination with a balanced diet and exercise can help reduce a persons body weight by 5% in 12 weeks.
Obesity can cause a variety of issues such as heart disease, cancer and Type 2 diabetes. Xenical capsules can help to increase weight loss which in turn reduces the chance of these diseases.
Xenical capsuels and Orlistat have the exact same active ingredient and therefore have the same result. Xenical is the branded version of Orlistat and is therefore more expensive. A similar example of this is over the counter paracetamol, the branded version is usually more expensive than the generic version but they are the exact same product.
Orlistat capsules start at £16.95 and Xenical capsules start at £25.95.
Do not use Xenical capsules after the expiry date on the packaging. Store in a cool, dry place as per instruction of the Patient Information Leaflet of Xenical capsules.
Yes, you can legally buy Xenical capsules online from registered prescribers such as e-Surgery.
Whenever you are buying Xenical capsules online or any other medication, make sure you check for the green GPhC and MHRA logo on the bottom of each page of the website you are using.
You can use the GPhC website to check if a pharmacy is registered. This will ensure that when you buy Xenical capsules online they are genuine.
You can find more information about Xenical capsules online in the Xenical capsule Patient Information Leaflet.
You can also use our completely free Ask-a-Pharmacist service to get health advice from a trained professional. We’re here to help!
You can buy Xenical capsules online from £25.95 at e-Surgery. This includes the price of prescription.
If you buy Xenical capsules online with e-Surgery we will use Royal Mail delivery with choices starting from;Royal Mail 48 tracked delivery, Royal Mail tracked 24 and Royal Mail 1pm special delivery. (discover more about e-Surgery delivery). Your Xenical tablets will arrive in discreet, recyclable packaging at a delivery address of your choice.
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When you buy Xenical capsules online the pack will contain a patient information leaflet and a blister pack containing either a 2,4 or 8 week treatment which is 42, 84 or 168 capsules to be taken three times a day with meals. They are in a 120mg dose each.
Xenical capsules come in blister packs that are not currently recyclable, so once they have been used can be disposed of in a general waste bin. If the Xenical capsules are unfinished dispose of medication safely and drop them off at a local pharmacy. Cardboard packaging and paper patient information leaflets are recyclable.
For any more information on disposal of Xenical capsules you can use our free Ask-a-Pharmacist service.
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