Xenical is a brand introduced in 1999 in the United States and it has been also approved by the FDA. It is a part of a comprehensive plan of weight management and has proven successful results of weight loss in many patients. The molecule orlistat had been introduced in the market after around 100 clinical studies on approximately 25 million patients. A doctor will recommend Xenical to patients after discussing its side effects like oily or fatty stools, stomach pains, gas or oily discharge, etc. This capsule with the strength of 60 mg orlistat in it should be given more than 180 mg or three capsules per day.
To manage the weight in any individual, diet and exercise are considered as the first choice. After understanding the physiology of an individual, doctors may start Orlistat like drugs so that they can lose weight and come in the range of desired weight.
A person with an organ transplant can be prescribed with Orlistat as it interferes with the medicines used to prevent transplant rejections. Apart from this, Xenical can not be given to the patient with gall bladder problems, pancreatitis, and kidney stones. Warfarin like blood thinning agents, medication for diabetes, thyroids conditions should be avoided with Orlistat.