Orlistat is a anesthetic that can advice you to lose weight if you are adipose or overweight. It works by blocking chemicals (enzymes) in your gut which abstract fat. Nearly a third of the fat that you eat is blocked by orlistat. The undigested fat is not captivated into your body, and is anesthetized out with your faeces (stools). The accustomed dosage is one abridged – 120 mg, three times a day with anniversary meal. However, you do not charge to yield one if there is no fat in the meal or if you absence a meal.

Orlistat is the alone anesthetic accessible to appoint to advice with weight loss. Two added medicines – sibutramine and rimonabant – ahead acclimated to advice with weight accident are no best accessible in the UK because of apropos over their safety.