How do you take Xenical?

How do you take Xenical?

The usual dose of Xenical is one 120 mg capsule taken with each of the three main meals per day. It can be taken immediately before, during a meal or up to one hour after a meal. The capsule should be swallowed with water.

How long after a meal can I take Xenical?

1 hour
The maximum dose for Orlistat is 1 tablet (120 mg) three times per day. Ideally, the drug should be taken immediately before, during, or up to 1 hour following a meal. If a meal is missed for any reason do not take the tablet.

How can I lose weight with Xenical?

Xenical should be taken by following certain protocol:

  1. Take the capsule with a meal or up to one hour after a meal.
  2. Take Xenical with approximately three meals per day.
  3. Do not take Xenical with a meal in which one third of the calories come from fat.
  4. Stop taking Xenical when weight loss goal has been achieved.

Can I take Xenical once a day?

XENICAL should be taken every day to be effective. XENICAL only works in the presence of dietary fat in your body. You do not need to take a XENICAL capsule if you miss a meal or if you know that your meal contains no fat (however, most meals contain some fat).

What is the best time to take Xenical?

Xenical is usually taken 3 times per day with each main meal that contains some fat (no more than 30% of the calories for that meal). You may take the medicine either with your meal or up to 1 hour after eating. If you skip a meal or you eat a meal that does not contain any fat, skip your dose for that meal.

How do I get Xenical for best results?

Can you take Xenical on an empty stomach?

Does Xenical make you poop?

Common side effects of Xenical include: oily spotting on underwear. flatulence. urgent bowel movements.

What foods can you eat when taking Xenical?

What to eat when taking Xenical/Orlistat

  • Cereal or porridge and semi-skimmed milk with: Fruit or one glass of unsweetened fruit juice.
  • Bread or toast with: Low-fat spread and jam or marmalade. Fruit or one glass of unsweetened fruit juice.

How do I take Xenical?

1 Take XENICAL exactly as your doctor tells you to take it. 2 Your doctor will tell you how much XENICAL to take and when to take it. 3 Take XENICAL with your meals or up to one hour after your meal. 4 If you take a multivitamin, take it at least 2 hours before or after you take XENICAL.

What is the recommended dose of Xenical (caloric acid)?

The recommended dose of XENICAL is one 120-mg capsule three times a day with each main meal containing fat (during or up to 1 hour after the meal). The patient should be on a nutritionally balanced, reduced-calorie diet that contains approximately 30% of calories from fat.

How long does it take for Xenical to work?

Doses above 120 mg three times a day have not been shown to provide additional benefit. Based on fecal fat measurements, the effect of XENICAL is seen as soon as 24 to 48 hours after dosing. Upon discontinuation of therapy, fecal fat content usually returns to pretreatment levels within 48 to 72 hours.

What is the best way to store Xenical?

1 Store XENICAL at 59°F to 86°F (15°C to 30°C). 2 Keep XENICAL in a tightly closed container. 3 Do not use XENICAL after the expiration date on the bottle. 4 Safely throw away medicine that is out of date or no longer needed.