Precautions and Warnings With Orlistat

Who Should Not Take Orlistat?

You should not take orlistat if you:
  • Are allergic to orlistat, Alli, Xenical, or any inactive components used to make the medication
  • Have a medical condition that decreases your ability to absorb food
  • Have cholestasis (a liver or gallbladder disorder involving a blockage of bile flow)
  • Are not overweight.

Precautions and Warnings With Orlistat: Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which orlistat should not be taken, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before taking the drug. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific precautions and warnings with orlistat that may apply to you.
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