Alli Drug Information
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How Long Does It Take to Receive My Alli Order?
You can easily place an order on our website in under 5 minutes. First you need to set up an account with us, create a payment method, and send us your prescriptions. Alternatively, you can order by downloading our order form or by placing an order over the phone. Delivery can take approximately 2 weeks to North America, and 4 weeks to other countries.
Alli is used with a doctor-approved exercise, behavior change, and reduced-calorie diet program to help you lose weight. Alli is used by certain overweight people, such as those who are obese or have weight-related medical problems. Taking orlistat can also help keep you from gaining back weight you have lost. Losing weight and keeping it off can lessen the many health risks that come with obesity, including heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and a shorter life. Dietary fats need to be broken down into smaller pieces before the body can absorb them. Orlistat works by blocking the enzyme that breaks down fats in your diet. This undigested fat then passes out of your body in your bowel movement. Orlistat does not block the absorption of calories from sugar and other non-fat foods, so you still need to restrict your total intake of calories.
How to Use Alli
If you are taking the over-the-counter product to self-treat, read all directions on the product package before taking Alli. If your doctor has prescribed Alli, read the Patient Information Leaflet if available from your pharmacist before you start taking orlistat and each time you get a refill. Take Alli as directed by your doctor, by mouth with liquid sometime during each meal that contains fat or within 1 hour after the meal, usually 3 times daily. If you miss a meal or your meal contains no fat, skip that dose of the medication. To decrease the chance of unpleasant side effects, it is very important that no more than 30% of the calories in your diet come from fat. Your daily intake of fat, protein, and carbohydrates should be evenly spread over 3 main meals. Do not increase your dose or use Alli more often or for longer than prescribed. Your condition will not improve any faster, and your risk of side effects will increase. Because Alli can interfere with the absorption of certain vitamins (fat-soluble vitamins including A, D, E, K), a daily multivitamin supplement containing these nutrients is recommended. Take the multivitamin at least 2 hours before or 2 hours after taking orlistat (such as at bedtime). If you take cyclosporine, take it at least 3 hours before or after orlistat to make sure the full dose of cyclosporine is absorbed into your bloodstream. If you take levothyroxine, take it at least 4 hours before or after orlistat. You should see some weight loss within 2 weeks after you start orlistat. Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or if it worsens.
Before taking orlistat, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. Alli may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using Alli, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,a certain digestive problem (chronic malabsorption syndrome), a certain gall bladder problem (cholestasis), underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism), kidney stones/problems (such as calcium oxalate kidney stones, hyperoxaluria), certain eating disorders (anorexia nervosa/bulimia), HIV infection, seizures. Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). If you are diabetic, weight loss may improve your blood sugar control. Be sure to check your blood sugar regularly and tell your doctor the results. Your doctor may need to adjust your diabetes medication, exercise program, or diet. Alli must not be used during pregnancy. Weight loss offers no potential benefit to a pregnant woman and may harm an unborn baby. If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, tell your doctor right away. It is unknown if Alli passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
If you miss a dose of Alli, take it as soon as you remember unless it has been more than 1-2 hours since your meal. In that case, skip the missed dose since most of the fat from your meal will already have been absorbed and the medication will not work. Do not double the dose to catch up.
See also How to Use section. Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval."blood thinners" (such as warfarin), HIV medications (such as atazanavir, efavirenz, emtricitabine, lopinavir, ritonavir, tenofovir). If you are taking medications to treat seizures, orlistat may cause these drugs to not work as well. Stop taking orlistat and tell your doctor right away if your seizures are happening more often or are getting worse.
Alli Side Effects
What are Alli side effects?
Side effects are physical, mental or emotional symptoms which occur in addition to or outside of the desired effect of a therapeutic treatment such as an over-the-counter or prescribed drug or medication. Side effects from Alli may occur at the beginning or at the end of treatment and may also depend on the length of time an individual remains on the treatment. Side effects, also known as adverse effects, are generally more likely to occur when starting treatment. Individuals may also experience side effects from Alli as a result of an interaction with other medications.
Side Effects of Alli
The side effects of Alli may vary in number and intensity for many different reasons. Factors such as age, weight, gender and ethnicity may influence the side effects of Alli. Also, an individual’s state of general physical health and seriousness of the disease or illness as well as an increase or decrease in dosage may lead to side effects. Further, side effects from Alli may also occur as a result of an interaction with certain herbal supplements, foods or drinks.
Prescription drug side effects can be serious and may cause patients to stop the treatment. However, when side effects from the use of a prescription drug, such as Alli, do occur a patient should consult their physician. A physician may prescribe an additional treatment in order to control the symptoms or an adjustment in the dosage may be made. In addition, changes to diet, exercise or other lifestyle activities may help to lessen the side effects of Alli.
By understanding side effects and the factors which may influence the occurrence of side effects patients are empowered to take an active role in their care. Patients who have specific questions about the side effects of Alli, or any other medication, should contact their physician. General information about Alli and the side effects associated with Alli are described in the following:
Common Alli Side Effects
- upper respiratory infection
- vitamin D deficiency
- flatulence with discharge
- fecal incontinence
- fecal urgency
- oily rectal discharge
- loose stools
- increased defecation frequency
- acute abdominal pain
Less Frequent Alli Side Effects
- biliary calculus
- lower respiratory infection
- infectious diarrhea
- symptoms of anxiety
- tooth disorder
- gingival disorders
- rectal irritation
- vitamin E deficiency
- headache disorder
- menstrual disorder
- vitamin A deficiency
- rectal pain
Rare or Very Rare Alli Side Effects
- hypoglycemic disorder
- bronchospastic pulmonary disease
- acute pancreatitis
- urinary tract infection
- skin rash
- abnormal hepatic function tests
- hypersensitivity drug reaction
- hypersensitivity angiitis
- hepatic failure
- gastrointestinal hemorrhage
- kidney stone
- acute bacterial otitis media
- back pain
- abdominal distension
- pruritus of skin
Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medications away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard Alli when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details.
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