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Orlistat (Alli)

Also known as Xenical and Alli

Orlistat (also known as tetrahydrolipstatin) is a drug designed to treat obesity. It is marketed as a prescription under the trade name Xenical by Roche in most countries, and is sold over-the-counter as Alli by GlaxoSmithKline in the United Kingdom and the United States. Its primary function is preventing the absorption of fats from the human diet, thereby reducing caloric intake. It is intended for use in conjunction with a healthcare provider-supervised reduced-calorie diet.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $285.37 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed orlistat to treat obesity, hypercholesterolemia, blastomycosis, and rabies.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take orlistat if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions

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