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Anyone With Experience With Xenical/ Orlistat?

Anyone With Experience With Xenical/ Orlistat?

My fertitly doc has recently prescribed me xenical to help boost start my weight loss, also with metformin. I am a bit nervous and never considered myself "that type" to use medication to lose weight. But I said I would try to lose on my own and have been unsuccessful, so I said I would try her options
I've done some reading about it, and the side effects sound horrible, but I also don't think I eat a high fat diet to begin with. Also the information I'm finding is years old
So has anybody… read more

posted almost 5 years ago
A myPCOSteam Member said:

You might want to research the duration you would be on the drug and to ask the doctor if people "rebound" weight gain after going off it.

posted almost 5 years ago
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