Brand Names : Xenical
Orlistat (OR-li-stat) is used as an aid to help you lose weight. The medicine
prevents the digestion of some of the fat you eat. Fats that are not digested
cannot be absorbed and therefore do not contribute calories. To give the greatest
weight loss, orlistat must be used with a weight-reduction diet.
Orlistat is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the following
Some commonly used brand names are:
In the U.S. -
† Not commercially available in Canada.