Obesity is the one of the biggest problem in the world today. People do a lot of different things to overcome this obesity. Orlistat is one of the way to get over this problem. It is an over the counter type of medicine. To lose weight you take it every day. Orlistat is the Generic name of brand drugs such as Xenical, Alli et al. Both contain same active ingredient but in same dose. It is a type of anti-obesity drug. Use it to reduce weight along with proper diet and exercise. Used by adult of age 18 and above.
The main motto is to reduce weight. Orlistat prevents the absorption of fat from the every day diet. So amount of calories reduces. It is simple and effective. It stops the action of an enzyme which breakdown fat in the intestine. So the fat cannot convert into fatty acids. Excreted instead without ever being digested by the body. Resulting in weight lost for the person who takes it. Whatever fat we eat is not absorbed by your body. Along with this the intake of fat should also be in control.
Taken 3 times per day. With each main meal (not containing fat more than 30% of the calories for that meal). Or as prescribed by doctor.
Orlistat is far from a magic pill. It do helps lose the weight. But you should also follow a diet and regular exercise. Along with medication to get the best results. It helps to lose nearly 50% weight loss than diet alone. It is also necessary to keep a balance. Between the energy your body takes and the energy your body uses.