Although quite effective, consume orlistat until dependence arises is not good. Diet program should also be supported by the application of healthy consumption of low-calorie foods and exercise regularly, because this drug is only able to ward off the absorption of fat as much as one-third of the portion of food consumed by humans.
Lose weight by reducing the absorption of fat by the body
Obese people aged 18 years and over
Forms of medicine
Orlistat should only be consumed by obese people aged 18 years and over. The recommended dosage is 60 mg three times a day and no more than that.
Eat Orlistat Properly
Take orlistat capsules with water and do not chew or unpack the capsules first. This medicine can be consumed up to an hour before or after meals. Make sure there is enough time between one dose with the next dose.
For patients who forget to take orlistat, ignore and take the next dose as usual. Do not double the orlistat dose on the next schedule to replace the missed dose.
Treatment with orlistat in losing weight should also be supported by a healthy lifestyle. It is recommended to eat low-calorie and fatty foods, fiber-rich foods, and exercise regularly.
Better adoption of a healthy lifestyle you do even though treatment with orlistat has ended to prevent obesity coming back.