Active Ingredient (in each Sealed Capsule): Orlistat (60 mg). Inactive Ingredients: FD&C Blue No. 2, Edible Ink, Gelatin, Iron Oxide, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Povidone, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Sodium Starch Glycolate, Talc, Titanium Dioxide.
Read the enclosed brochure for other important information. Diet and exercise are the starting points for any weight loss program. Try these first before adding Orlistat. Check with your doctor before starting any exercise program. To see if Orlistat capsules are right for you, find your height on the chart to the right. You may consider starting a weight loss program with Orlistat if your weight is the same or more than the weight shown for your height. For overweight adults 18 years and older: Take 1 capsule with each meal containing fat; Do not take more than 3 capsules daily; Use with a reduced-calorie, low-fat diet and exercise program until you reach your weight loss goal. Most weight loss occurs in the first 6 months; If you stop taking Orlistat, continue with your diet and exercise program; If you start to regain weight after you stop taking Orlistat, you may need to start taking Orlistat again along with your diet and exercise program; Take a multivitamin once a day, at bedtime, when using Orlistat. Store at 20 - 25 degrees C (68 - 77 degrees F). Protect drug from excessive light, humidity and temperatures over 30 degrees C (86 degrees F).
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Organ Transplant Alert: Do not use if you have had an organ transplant. Orlistat interferes with the medicines used to prevent transplant rejection. Allergy Alert: Do not use if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in Orlistat capsules. Do not use: If you are taking cyclosporine; If you have been diagnosed with problems absorbing food; If you are not overweight. Ask a doctor before use if you have ever had: Gallbladder problems; Kidney stones; Pancreatis. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are: Taking warfarin (blood thinning medicine), or taking medicine for diabetes or thyroid disease. Your medication dose may need to be adjusted; Taking other weight loss products. When using this product: Take a multivitamin once a day, at bedtime. Orlistat can reduce the absorption of some vitamins; Follow a well-balanced, reduced-calorie, low-fat diet. Try starting this diet before taking Orlistat; Orlistat works by preventing the absorption of some of the fat you eat. The fat passes out of your body, so you may have bowel changes. You may get: gas with oily spotting, loose stools, more frequent stools that may be hard to control; Eating a low-fat diet lowers the chance of having these bowel changes; For every 5 pounds you lose from diet alone, Orlistat can help you lose 2-3 pounds more. In studies, most people lost 5-10 pounds over 6 months. Stop use and ask a doctor if: Severe or continuous abdominal pain occurs. This may be a sign of a serious medical condition. If pregnant or breast-feeding, do not use. Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Centre right away. Tamper-Evident features for your protection. The bottle of capsules has a foil seal under the cap imprinted with the works sealed for your protection. Each individual capsule is sealed with a dark blue band around the center of the capsule. Do not use this product if any of these tamper-evident features are missing, torn or broken.