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Last updated on November 22nd, 2021

Xenical (Klacid, Alli, Orleph, Obelit, Zerofat)

Generic name: Orlistat

Brand names: Klacid, Alli, Orleph, Obelit, Zerofat

Pharmacological action:

Effect of Xenical based on blocking the absorption of fat; low-fat diet reduces the probability of side effects from the gastrointestinal tract side.


Taking the drug may reduce the absorption of vitamins A, D, E, K and beta-carotene, so it is recommended to use together with a multivitamin.

Indications: obese or overweight



One capsule of 120 mg with each main meal (during the meal or not later than one hour after taking food) If the meal is passed or if the food doesn’t contain fat, then using the medicine can be skipped. Increasing over the recommended dose (120 mg 3 times a day) does not make greater effect.


  • chronic malabsorption syndrome
  • stagnation of bile
  • hypersensitivity to the the drug

Side effects:

  • oily discharge from the rectum, the allocation of emissions
  • quickening impulses to…
  • pain or discomfort in the abdomen, loose stools
  • allergic reactions

Cautions for children and pregnant women:

Contraindicated for children, as well as while pregnancy and breastfeeding.

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